I Don’t Know What He/She Does

Doug Thorpe
3 min readNov 16, 2022

There are no words that ring more sadly in our work world than when a boss is asked about an employee and says those words. I know. It happened to me once.

I had just completed a 19-month assignment leading a large team of professionals through a tough assignment. We were geographically split and tasked with mountains of detailed analysis and transaction review. Literally, millions of accounts were in scope.

Doug Thorpe

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