Have you heard the latest viral phrase, “quiet quitting”? For those of you not obsessed with TikTok, “quiet quitting” is the act of doing the bare minimum at your job while still doing enough to get by. You know I’m all about trailblazing so you won’t be surprised to learn I was quiet quitting way before it was cool. 😝
Years ago when I worked at a magazine, I had several interactions with a very elusive “coworker.” Let’s call her Margaret. The first time I saw her was when I was leaving the office at the end of the day. I caught a glimpse of a woman in a floral painting on the wall.