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KILLING MY CAREER

The Best of the Best

I remember walking into the writing class at Mesa Community College* and seeing this kid who looked like he never met a gym he didn’t like, tanned perfectly (I wanted to know his secret to an even tan),  wearing a wife beater (to class?), slouched...

Johnson & Johnson’s Image–Taking a Beating No Band-Aid Can Fix

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="500"] Johnson & Johnson’s image, taking a beating no Band-Aid can fix.[/caption] January 30, 2014 Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is the maker of the Band-Aid,  ”America’s #1 Bandage Brand,’ according to the company’s site. There might not be a Band-Aid big enough to fix Johnson & Johnson’s...

THE PRINCE

The theme of this page is a little deceiving.  I’m not some Disney Delusional, just working at a ‘job’ until I’m saved by a Prince. I’m not waiting for some man to run up to me with a pair of Swarovski Crystal, Sofia, Etoile, Gucci’s...

Jesus & His 64 Pointy Disciples

Pink Floyd/We Don’t Need No Education (what my lil ears were listening to at the time of the story). Sitting in my catechism class back in 1979, one Saturday morning, something my teacher, Mrs. S said, snapped me out of my glazed over state.  I had...

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...

God this Girl’s a B*tch, we will be Best Friends.

Sales training for a medical device company is the cross between mini medical school and spring break, sans the wet t-shirt contest. Wet scrub contest just doesn’t have the same ring to it.  And working over a cadaver, hung over, is never, and I mean,...