12 ridiculous phrases smart people avoid at work

  The article below is from theladders.com and I couldn’t agree more–people are inventing more and more crazy terms to describe things that are very simple.    Years ago I interviewed a guy for Management Trainee at Longs and he had been in finance his entire life.  He really had no clue what working in Read More…

28 Nightmare Stories From Your Workplace

  These are from the readers of Cracked.  They range from the “Ahh, not a big deal” to “You’ve got to be kidding me.”   #25, the boss who had employees do things “Just to see if you’re listening” reminds me of a new COO that took over my company and told everyone to scrape Read More…

Retail is Dying. But You Already Knew That.

From the LA Times, and titled “In the Age of Internet Shopping, Even Big Retailers Are Closing Stores At American Malls”,  this article really won’t surprise anyone.  As someone who does more than 50% of his non-food shopping online, mostly through Amazon, the trend is definitely not going away soon for me and certainly not Read More…