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KILLING MY CAREER

“Let Me Try on that Jacket,” an HR Romance

The WSJ ran an article last week on office romance and the disruption it can cause small businesses.  How sweet just in time for Valentine’s Day, such romantics.  Who wouldn’t love a letter from HR asking for a detailed account of their relationship?  Not surprisingly,...

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...

Johnson & Johnson a Name in the Headlines for All Their Fines

Johnson & Johnson improperly destroyed files about some vaginal-mesh implants and may have to let juries weighing lawsuits over the devices hear evidence about the destruction, a court official said. Johnson & Johnson's Ethicon unit, which made Gynecare Prolift and TVT Retropubic meshes, lost or destroyed thousands...

Something all Startup CEOs Need to Read and Never Repeat.

HotelTonight CEO sends this 'charming totally appropriate' to a woman tech reporter. This is like a gift from the gods: CEOs keep helping me make my point, that I suspect a large number are in fact sociopaths and in turn run their organization under The Sociopathic...

And I’ll Get Your Little Dog Too!

Forbes created a list of steps to take if you suspect you’re being sabotaged at work.  Their list is below, and I can’t say I agree with most of them.  I’ll provide my list below theirs using the characteristics of The Sociopathic Business Model ™...

Will Work for Free

Smart phones, laptops, tablets all make life easier but there is a downside as it relates to work, and employers don’t seem to mind.  On average, employers get an additional five weeks of work out of employees for free!  According to an NBC report, employees...

And The Winner Is…

This happens to be one of the few photos I have of my mom with her eyes actually open.  My sister Amy and I joke that someday we'll do a montage of all those photos.  And then all the ones she took from our childhood...

Trending Today…News of Olympic Proportion!

In honor of the Olympics, I thought it would be fun to share all the different countries reading the site.  Silly? Yes (I’m excited, very humbled and extremely appreciative) and you can take the beast out of sales but you can’t take sales out of...

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...

Startups like Bitcoin are a Breeding Ground for Fraud

  Bitcoin has been in the news recently when their CEO was arrested for money laundering through the site, and setting a tone for a very dangerous precedent .  There is popular a misconception among Startups, that because they are tougher for the government to regulate...