The Woman Who Would Not Shut Up

Sarah McMahon
4 min readNov 11, 2021

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“Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you’d have preferred to talk.” ~ Doug Larson

“I wish she would shut up,” I thought to myself. I was sitting in a cold, grey hotel conference room with about 20 new coworkers, one of whom loved loved loved the sound of her own voice. At first, I listened intently. But the…

Sarah McMahon

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