Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The Good Days

Something crazy has happened.

Other than my usual life, because it's always crazy.

Lately, I've found myself enjoying being at work.

*loud gasps*

I haven't enjoyed being at work for at least 6 months if not longer. But the past couple of weeks haven't been so bad. I think it all started with the fact that we got a new manager.

He's changed a lot about the OG that I work at. It used to be that people came in with a smile on their face and within 10 minutes they were in a terrible mood. Now, people walk in with a smile and that smile stays there even as they're walking out the front doors. I'm not saying that we're constantly happy because well, guests can still be dicks and it's still a restaurant, but for the most part, I've noticed a happier atmosphere all around.

I'm not saying our old manager was terrible in any way. He wasn't, it's just that his attitude toward everything made our attitudes shitty.


And this quote, is more than true. This guy came in with a smile and a great attitude and he hasn't let it down since he started.

I guess I'm just saying that I enjoy my job right now. I've made more money since he's been here, I laugh more at work, and my body doesn't hurt as much as it used to. Although it still hurts a shit ton.

So remember, that sometimes, all you need is an attitude adjustment. Or maybe somebody around you does. It can get better. It should get better.

5 comments:

Kristen said...

thats awesome that you are enjoying work more now - isnt it funny and horrible how other people at work really impact how you feel day to day? especially managers!

Amanda - Voyage of the MeeMee said...

Good for you, girl! Work SHOULD be enjoyable... we spend enough time there!haha

Kathy @ Vodka and Soda said...

it's so hard when you have a shit manager/executive staff. it's why i refuse to work with any other director other than the one i'm with now. if he left, i will leave as well.


-kathy
Vodka and Soda

Stephanie said...

It's such a difference when your boss has a good attitude. You can tell immediately in my office whether or not the boss is on a tear.

Kerry @ Till Then Smile Often said...

Glad that the new manager is making a difference in the positive environment and more money in your pocket. An attitude can make or break a day!