On-boarding?

I love terms like “on-boarding;” you know, those words that we in the business refer to as a “Sasquatch” idea [as in, a lot of people believe in it, but nobody’s actually seen it.] Used to be a novel concept, and/or one reserved for...

Scared Straight – Fear of the Unknown

Seem to have a struck a nerve with a previous post on a specific human condition, namely our unique ability to fear the unknown even more than we may dislike our current situation ~ even if it means suffering through a miserable existence. I spoke with several friends...

Ridiculously Good-Looking

Inspired again by my friends on LinkedIn, there’s quite a hub-bub circulating about comments made in an interview with Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries. In the interview (given in 2006, but now re-surfaced), Jeffries flatly associates his...

Follow the Money

Here’s an interesting tidbit of information…according to a recent survey conducted by Ernst & Young (thankfully, or else I would have to do it), there may reason to believe growth strategies for major companies will rely less on acquisition & more...

Misery ain’t so Bad

That should be the bumper sticker for 90% of the people I know working in Corporate America (I reserve the right to exaggerate for poetic license.) These are the people who earwig you constantly about the “idiots” who run their company, the ridiculous...