“We can also mix up the contents of your burrito so you get a little of everything in each bite—but it is a HUGE employee pet peeve. When customers ask us to mix up the burrito, we would have to stop what we're doing, grab a spoon, hand mix the contents of their burrito to an unsightly mushy mess, and then wrap it. Especially with a huge line of people, this is a huge inconvenience, and it's rather disgusting for other customers to see, because the 'guts' of a burrito once they've been mixed up like that are never a pretty sight.”— Gianna, former Chipotle employee in Rhode Island
12. What was an early job that taught you something important or useful?
I was a consultant at a early internet company in 1993. The [team] asked me to teach a class in this programming language, even though I didn't actually know [it]. I remember walking in being terrified to teach this class, and then came to realize I only needed to be a couple chapters ahead of the students. It was intimidating and scary, but it's a lesson that if you can get confidence around what you do know and be vulnerable about what you don't, you can sell your way through it.
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