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Workplace Abuse Case Studies

Thanks Guys!

  I appreciate the feedback.  And I was correct, each rep could write their own book on National Sales Meetings Past, from the stories I heard this week.  It was also asked if there is any fiction in these stories.  Nope, my writing is nonfiction which...

Gods Among Mere Mortals

What's Behind Door Number Three? For every medical startup that made it, another 1000, likely did not.  I knew the questions to ask, during an interview (blind date) to help me assess, if the job was even worth my time.  Let’s just say, I kissed a...

Soul Suckers: The Stress Of Job Searching with Recruiters

Originally posted February 3, 2014 Re-edited and updated August 25, 2017 [caption id="attachment_270" align="alignnone" width="960"] The question I've been asked most often in my career: "How do I get into Medical Device Sales?" Followed by, "Can you help me?"[/caption] What I viewed as the onetime 'The Prince,' of...

Killing My Career…with Witnesses

“I wrote the Book”, by Beth Ditto is what I listened to, a lot during this time.  Sometimes the words fit what I’m going through and sometimes, it’s not quite as literal. Subtlety is not really a specialty of mine.  So, it should come as no...

Happy Anniversary to Us!

Almost three years, to the day, I was terminated from what I thought was the ‘Prince of my Career.’  The day before, I had trained two colleagues, and the day of, I was preparing to attend a Regional Meeting meant to be preparing us for...

Snow White and the Rest of the Really Pissed Off Knights

A Charming Fib-Filled Fairy Tale Explaining why Employees and Ex-Employees Are Rightfully Disgruntled Let’s recap:  Snow White during her ‘relationship’ with the ‘Prince’ of her career.       Emperor King Archduke Grand Duke/Grand Prince Prince Duke Knights Snow White, along with the rest of the loyal subjects of the Kingdom, may have been sold a fib- filled fairy...

Knights Fighting for Their Rights (Part 2)

Part One: Snow White and the Rest of the Really Pissed Off Knights “If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed.” -Adolf Hitler Emperor King Archduke Grand Duke/Grand Prince Prince Duke Knights Recap All Knights:     Female Knights Snow slayed 93/100 apples off heads, which by even the Kingdom of Harvard’s standards, was...

The King’s New Toy Cup (Part 3)

Part 1:Snow White and the Rest of the Really Pissed off Knights Part 2:Knights Fighting For Their Rights A quest for truth let some air out of the party ballon but, a new toy was just around the corner that suspended all of our hopes none more...