Just say no: Every Capitol Hill office has a “no” person. How do you get them to yes? (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo)
“Whatever it is, I’m against it” — Groucho Marx, “Horse Feathers”
They’re everywhere — the ones denying vacation days, nixing reimbursement receipts, hoarding office supplies and ignoring your requests.
They are the “no” people, those who love to turn down requests whenever possible. They’re goalkeepers who stop everything coming their way, while inflicting mammoth bruises on the competition. If they’re not ruining your day, they’re sticking on a Grinch Santa cap to ruin someone else’s. Full story