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KILLING MY CAREER

The Mice of Menlo

The Bubble Has Officially Popped! I believe we've just witnessed the last of the big spenders with the sale of WhatsApp to Facebook for $19 billion**.  If we look to the little sister of tech, startup medical  device, these guys should start thinking about who they...

What’s Your Corporate Kryptonite? Part 1 From Work Fairy Tales

It’s a misnomer that knowledge is power.  Knowing something is one thing but correctly applying that knowledge, well--that’s power.   And not power in a tyrannical sense but in a way to create positive change.  (Which is my mission and my goal-- is...

When is it OK for Employees to Become Collateral Damage?

The obvious answer is never, but the reality is whatever stands in the way of the company and making hundreds of millions of dollars, is expendable whether intentional or not.  According to the US Department of Defense, the term collateral damage is defined as: Unintentional or...

Trending today: Boycott Johnson & Johnson!

  *Demand that Johnson & Johnson update and correct their website to properly reflect the executive and senior management bios of Alex Gorsky and Gary Pruden with all their exact titles at Janssen which will permanently tie them to the Risperdal crimes via SEO (search engine...

CE(Oh No) Arrested!

Updated:  http://valleywag.gawker.com/startup-ceo-jon-mills-facing-20-years-in-prison-for-fra-1527746232 Facing up to 20 years in federal prison for wire fraud. *Founder, and former CEO of Motionloft, Jon Mills,  accused of fraud, was confirmed arrested by the FBI (2.19.2014).  Charging documents have not yet been filed or released.  It is likely when facts are...

Are Girl Scouts LoJacked?

There is a future female CEO hanging out in the Girl Scouts (first Entrepreneur Barbie)* and now this! A marketing strategy that would make any startup proud, Girl Scout Danielle Lei ,13-year-old, and her mom set out for a San Francisco medical marijuana clinic on...

Apples and Oranges

It’s been my extreme good fortune to attend, learn and provide product support for the skilled surgeons and their patients who have allowed me the honor and privilege of working with them throughout my career as a medical device rep.   It is one of the...

Slip and Slide at Work

Well-this certainly would make work a little more interesting, a group desk.    Is it just me or do you see this becoming the office Slip-N-Slide on Friday afternoons? http://www.businessinsider.com/giant-curvy-desk-2014-2...