Career Sausage

Consider the sausage. By definition “it is a cylindrical meat product usually made from ground meat, often pork, beef, or veal, along with salt, spices and other flavorings, and bread crumbs, with a skin around it.” (Wikipedia) The skin or casing is either manufactured or made from the intestines of other unfortunate animals who checked the donor […]

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Why Some Executives Think Marketing Sucks

At one point in my career, I worked with a bunch of people who didn’t think marketing was important. It’s funny; one of the guys has a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from a decent college. Other people, particularly those on the Board of Directors, didn’t believe either. They were believers in what they […]

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If You Build It They Will Come: Coworking’s Potential Big Miss

According to Wikipedia, coworking “is a style of work that involves a shared working environment, often an office, and independent activity. Unlike in a typical office environment, those coworking are usually not employed by the same organization.” Further, “coworking is also the social gathering of a group of people who are still working independently, but who […]

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It Is Important To Be In Sync With Your Team Morally

I take great pride in the teams I have built and led over the years. At the risk of sounding discriminatory, I have found that I have tried to hire morally good people. I often say in the workplace that “I hire people who are good out there and in here too.” I have high integrity, and […]

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I Found the Book in Me

Pumping my head with someone else’s words helps me form my own. It’s that simple. I read a lot and listen to music all the time particularly when I read. Even in the office. I have had a boom box under my desk for many years. I am respectful to others and will ask if […]

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Leading the Revolution of Older Workers: Someone Has to Do It

I have been around for a long time. I plan on being active in business for a hell of a lot more time, too. It is my belief that you can perform at a high level for as long as you want. You will have to maintain your health, if that is what you want […]

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Don’t be Don Quixote at Work. Here’s Why.

Cervantes created our character as a guy who read too many books. He had too many stories in his head and started to live his life acting them out. Don Quixote, written in 1605; is regarded as the most successful commercial book ever written. At least that’s what Wikipedia says. Five hundred million copies sold; […]

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