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"Thanks" Unless there is a particular reason you don't want the complimenter to think you're so smart, this is enough to pretty much end the issue graciously. This has indeed worked for me in the past - I have from time to time received compliments, and whenever I simply thanked the person for the compliment, that has been the end of it, though I have to ...


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Assuming that your assumption is correct: your project manager threw you under the bus. He didn’t do his job of delivering important information. To not come over as defensive, you absolutely need to throw your PM under the bus. State very strongly what you needed from him and what he didn’t deliver. For example, make a list of what information you needed, ...


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You're so smart. From your example, the asker is really just 'decorating' their thank you. I'm sure they think you are smart, but really, they're mostly expressing gratitude. That being the case, you can just respond with "no problem" or "you're welcome" as if they had just said "Thank you very much!". ...seemed really obvious to me because I've been ...


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I'm not sure this is strictly an IPS issue. I want to encourage a mindset for you. Right now, you have two jobs: your day job for money, and your evening and weekends job making music. And then in the time leftover, if there is any, you have a social life, you go to events, you read and post online. Now some of your social and online life is entirely for ...


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I understand where you are coming from; indeed it makes me smile a little how well I can imagine both the scenario you describe, and your reaction to it. I can understand this in large part because I have Asperger's syndrome, a form of autism. Johns-305 above mentions Data, a character who is often loved by people who are on the autistic spectrum because, ...


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OP here. I had my official "State recognition as a handicapped worker" sooner than expected, so I asked for my part-time already having it. Please note that I live and work in France and thus, the process might be very different than in another country. So, here is how things went: When I received the official "handicapped worker recognition", I told my ...


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