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Old 04-20-2018, 10:17 AM
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The psychology of hallways...


I work at a place that has a very diverse group of people. Lots of managers, lots of Maintenance guys, housekeeping, and "non-degreed" or blue collar personnel.

I have noticed, the way each of these groups act when passing them in the hallway is very different.


Management: Chin stays up, and they engage damn near everyone they pass in the hallway.

Maintenance: Friendly in the mornings, then they ignore you in the afternoons.

Housekeeping: Ignores everyone

Other: Head stays down, looking at their phone or avoiding eye contact.


Not sure why I'm posting this. I just thought it was an interesting dynamic. To fight my own proclivities towards being an introvert, I've tried doing the "chin up" thing when walking down long hallways, but Jeez! It makes me want to crawl out of my skin.
 

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