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Have a Nice Conflict: How to Find Success and Satisfaction in the Most Unlikely Places by Kent Mitchell, Michael Patterson, Tim Scudder

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CHAPTERTHREE

I CAN'T BELIEVE you have to work on a Saturday morning.”

John's wife, Nancy, placed a plate of scrambled eggs in front of him while he sat with their kids at the kitchen table.

“You have to work?” asked John Jr., their eight-year-old son.

“It's not work, J.J.,” explained John. “I have a doctor's appointment.”

“Are you sick, Daddy?” asked three-year-old Emma.

Nancy took her seat at the table between the two kids. She reached out and gave each of their arms a gentle squeeze. “No, Daddy's fine.” She shot John a look.

He didn't need the scolding. He had already regretted his word choice. “It's a work doctor. I'm just getting some extra help.”

“Like a tutor?” asked J.J.

“Yeah, I guess. Like a tutor.”

Nancy frowned. “I just don't understand ...

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