Come Share The Stink

Come Share The Stink

Come share the stink!

This was a favorite saying of a quality manager I use to work with.  The guy was a bit quirky but he was pretty easy going for a quality manager, maybe a little too easy going.  But at least he didn’t have a chip on his shoulder like most quality managers that I have dealt with over the years.

I don’t know what made me think of this the other day but for some reason the saying popped into my head.  Maybe it was because I was in the company men’s room at the time.

What I thought about when I remembered this statement was how a lot of people really like to drag you into their drama.  They can’t wait to try and stir up your emotions with problems they are experiencing and in most cases have created themselves.

The quality manager use to say “come share the stink” when he had a quality issue he was trying to resolve and he needed my help.

But when the drama queens in your life say “come share the stink” what they are asking is for you to be drug down the hole with them.  They want you to jump into their emotional cesspool.

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