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Once long ago, before freelancing, my team and I were three spoilt office workers on a well-paid and long lead project. But we moaned and groaned and feigned superiority, and then team member number four arrived, G.

He practically shook the carpeted ground underneath his feet with positivity and eagerness to please. No job was too small, no middle manager too unimportant for him to please, no reason to be pessimistic about anyone or anything.

And he didn’t mind our teasing.

He knew we wouldn’t bother teasing him if we didn’t like him but more importantly, he understood that the way to survive the client cuts and organisational purse tightening was to be positive. …


Sarah Thomas

Writer, creating stories and ideas for a new dawn. Infectiously curious. Hopelessly optimistic. Screenwriter. Award winner. Join me

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