Let’s take a moment to celebrate the weirdos we all work with. Which one of these people do you know?
- THE BAD-JOKE MAKER: They don’t talk a lot, but one day in a meeting, they randomly make a joke. It completely flops and hangs in the air. Co-workers look at each other out of the sides of their eyes
- THE RAMBLER: You ask them if they want to go to lunch. Somehow, 3 minutes later, they’ve digressed into a history of World War I, the problem with Democrats, and a description of their mom’s dental problems
- THE ADVICE GIVER: This person thinks because they’ve shopped at a store, they are a marketing expert. They offer tip after tip about how to sell more — “You wanna know what I would do? First, I’d start with…” You contemplate homicide
Today, I was going to talk about how to get unstuck in your social life, but first, let’s talk about being awkward.
Tell me, who’s the most awkward person that you know? Shit, I’ve met a bunch of you guys. For half the people reading this, the most awkward person is you.
Let’s see who has the best story.
Share your story in the comments below.
P.S. Tomorrow, I’ll introduce you to the expert on going from “office weirdo” to someone who’s charismatic and loved by everyone.