Wednesday, November 7, 2007
Hook, Line, and Sinker
I'm feeling a hundred percent better about my new job. Today, I was introduced to a group of people that I will be working with in some capacity. I had to stand up and introduce myself and tell an embarrassing story. Since I'm not easily embarrassed, I made up one. And I made up a whopper of a story. I told them that as I was trying to sit on the railing of the Staten Island Ferry, I fell into the water. And yes, it sounds completely ridiculous, but picture me telling the story, if you didn't know me. They would have no reason to assume I was lying, and I looked dead serious. I even included the minute details. It was fabulous. They loved it. The look on their faces when I said I fell overboard was fantastic. And no, I didn't tell them it was all a fat lie. Hopefully no one asks me about it, because I cannot continue the charade. Anyhow, I've been learning how to use Illustrator since that will be my new tool for my position. It's all going swimmingly. I had a chance to participate in a design review, and I actually had thoughts and opinions to contribute and people listened. I got this.