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IS YOUR BUSINESS A BULLY?

The word bully is getting a lot of play in the media.  Kids on the school playground, to most recently, Jonathan Martin, of the Miami Dolphins and NFL fame, accusing a teammate of being a bully, all used the new buzz word. The problem is bigger than the...

Pinning is Winning

“In a sign of how quickly social media has changed the digital landscape, consumers are now ‘pinning’ things like articles, photos and recipes to share with their friends more often than emailing links,” wrote Kurt Abrahamson of ShareThis. Pinterest is valued at nearly $4 billion (what?) and...

Harvard Business Review: Blue Ocean Strategy & Leadership

Five years ago a good friend and trusted colleague emailed me an article from The Harvard Business Review titled Blue Ocean Strategy; and, attached to the email was the message "Call me right away!"  (And for those of you reading in judgement (yes you) let's keep...

Johnson & Johnson Spin UnSpun Mentor’s PurTox Edition

  UPDATED: Perhaps Botox is on the Block And:  Mentor announced a collaberation agreement with Valeant on July 2, 2103 Per the terms of the agreement, Mentor and Medicis will form a joint physician loyalty program called the M2VP Program (Medicis-Mentor Valued Partner Program), which will include the...

Phew! Johnson & Johnson’s Q1 Profits up 8% DESPITE Billions in Lawsuits

Johnson & Johnson Q1 profits are up 8% in part because of new drugs and cutting production and administrative expenses (does that mean job loss for people?) despite: Johnson & Johnson - confirmed destroying files in mesh cases Topamax causes BIRTH DEFECT Johnson & Johnson liable Johnson & Johnson...

Seal on Top of Seal-Company Trying to Protect Corporate Image Denied

  That sure is a lot of [redacting!] From Consumerist A business in 2012 that had sued the federal Consumer Product Safety Commission over the agency’s SaferProducts.gov database and had convinced a court to let it do so anonymously (0r like under seal in a whistleblower case) in order to...

Brutally Honest & Accurate Job Descriptions

Fast Company  delivers on brutally honest job titles.  And these might just support why we don't want CEO's, Managers or HR hiring on their own. Visit Fast Company if you want to see if your job description made the list. Or read about Lanyards...