|November 14, 2003|
What recognition do you receive that you hold little regard for?
In the past I have received honors such as Who's Who and Distinguished American blah blah blah. I have come to discover that these awards have more to do with selling catalogs of names and less with honorable recognition.
I hold little regard for recognition by the general public. I value recognition by my professional peers or those who know me well.
Patronizing compliments and kudos for being a hard worker. I guess because that is something that should be expected of all folks and that anyone can accomplish.
I treasure kudos and compliments from people I respect and politely suppress shudders at insincere comments from people with poor ethics and limited sense.
know. Being a woman with just a BA and all, I don't get all that much
excessive recognition. When I was living with my parents, though, I used
to get the recognition of being a doctor's daughter. I didn't care too
much about that. I also occasionally meet people who know my brothers
and assume I have things in common with them that I don't, which is a
Some of the stupid awards that my websites have won, that appear to be given to anyone with a website. Also some of the empty praise that comes from some co-workers, who I know have no clue what I really do, or only say it to "keep me happy and here."
i hold little
regard for recognition given for something i was supposed to do. like
graduation. there was all this hoopla about graduating. i feel that there
are certain things that people are supposed to do. recognition is not
required for those things. recognition should be saved for when people
go beyond their normal and expected efforts and duties to achieve something.
good or bad.
How generous people say I am.