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Monthly Archives: June 2009

Change of Scenery

I don’t know about you, but I sure could benefit from a change of scenery. In fact, as of Monday, this will be my view for the summer. I suppose I could exaggerate a bit by saying that this is the view from my office. But that wouldn’t be 100% true. Let’s just say that […]

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The Future of America

I just saw the future of America and it was scary. You see, today was the last day of school and just about every person from the Jr. High was at the local ice cream shop. Many with their phones texting the day away. I couldn't help but overhear their loud conversations, which I'm sure […]

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Is It Time for an Attitude Adjustment?

I’ve been feeling a bit funky lately. Maybe it’s the gloomy weather we’ve been having here on the East Coast or maybe it’s all the doom and gloom that I’ve been writing about regarding the economy. I’m thinking it’s time for an attitude adjustment. I like to practice what I preach. I have re channeled […]

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Tips For Managing Mature Workers

Lately, I’ve been seeing a lot more requests for tips on how to manage mature workers. Here’s the thing. I don’t think it’s all that different than managing all workers. But okay, if you need specific tips, here they are: R-E-S-P-E-C-T-Aretha Franklin sang about it, but it’s more than just a song. Companies need to […]

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Why Can’t These People Be Like Me?

The joke starts out like this, " Boomer: "Why won't these kids work 60 hours like me?" Gen Yer says "Sorry it takes you so long to get your work done." It would be funny, if it weren't so true. This was an actual Tweet on Twitter, but it could have come from anywhere. In […]

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As Promised…

Earlier I promised to put up a photo of Taylor Swift's performance on The Today Show. So here it is. She represents the youth of this country in a very positive light. Paris Hilton could learn a few things from her.   

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It’s Not Difficult to Stand Out in the Crowd

This past Thursday evening, my daughter and I dashed into NYC for one night so that I could take her to see the Taylor Swift Concert (Will post some pics shortly). At a friends suggestion, we stayed at the Roger Williams Hotel on Madison and 31st. Now some of you may be wondering who the […]

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