We have to accept that we can try and try to help someone make their life better, but we can never overcome that person’s compulsion to make their life worse.
It’s great that you know the answer to the question the presenter just asked.
I know you’re kinda ready to explode, because you know the answer to the question the presenter just asked.
You are very smart.
Now swallow hard, grit your teeth, shut-up and interpret.
Things Uncle Dale may have done that you probably should not (on-going):
Not ten seconds on the scene…
Police Officer: We’re just going to arrest them all and let them sort it out at the station. I don’t think we need you to interpret any of this.
UD: I don’t think you need arrest any of these people, but in the end we are both destined to disappoint the other.
Police Officer: (stern look) *blink* *blink*
UD: Where are my Clients?
The schedule may say, “Work Session from 1-3 p.m. in the ballroom,” but we all know the real discussions happen from 10-1 a.m. in the barroom.
Hey you know what? I need the scheduler to block me out from 1-3 today.
Because I won’t be available.
Because you will have blocked me off the schedule.
(Today my friends I nap like a KING!)