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Aug. 20th, 2002

Ooh, this is tedious.

I'm calling magazines to verify their addresses and my contact person so I can update the PR database. I've only done 11 of them, and I'm not even finished with the first page (well, I've done more than 11 but I only talked to 11 people so far - the others weren't answering) and I can already tell. I tend to stumble over my words a lot when I'm calling people, which is weird because I know exactly what I want to say. So I get to type myself a little cheat sheet so I can glance up when I know I'm getting myself into a bind. :) How pathetic is that? I can just imagine myself, 40 years old and in PR somewhere, writing out what I'm going to say before I say it. Answering questions is fine, luckily.

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solteronita
Aug. 20th, 2002 02:05 pm (UTC)
At least it's only a phone thing for you. I stumble over my words most of the time (on the phone or not). It's getting worse as time goes on. I even have a bit of a stutter sometimes! Frustrating, because I always know exactly what I'm trying to say, it just won't come out.
rivulet
Aug. 20th, 2002 02:32 pm (UTC)
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Yeah, I don't know what the deal is with that. I hope it gets better as time goes on, because if I end up in PR I'm going to have to be well-spoken!
misawry
Aug. 20th, 2002 02:38 pm (UTC)
Last summer, I had to do customer service here because they didn't have any projects for me to work on.
I was REAL bad at it. Ew.
rivulet
Aug. 20th, 2002 03:35 pm (UTC)
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Yeah, I'm glad I don't have to do any Customer Service, really. Besides this, although it's classified as PR.
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