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You’re getting Sleepy…Very…Very…Sleepy…

A study suggests that both Web- and telehealth-based treatments of insomnia show promise and are worthy of further development and study.   http://www.newsmaxhealth.com/Health-News/insomnia-internet-web-sleep/2014/01/10/id/546485...

Penis Pumps Cost US Government $172 Million — Watchdog Cries Waste

Ironic today’s post is about transparency in healthcare costs: January 30, 2014 "Penis pumps cost the U.S. government’s Medicare program $172 million between 2006 and 2011, about twice as much as the consumer would have paid at the retail level, according to a government watchdog’s report released...

WHAT? I wasn’t Listening. 5 Ways to Be a Better Listener

  Weird-there are never articles about people who need to talk more and listen less. I guess I should take notes from Jacquline Whitmore’s article from Entrepreneur (Janauary 13, 2014), 5 Ways to Be a Better Listener: 1. Open up your body language. Your body language reveals your interest or...

Smacking a Sommelier’s Ass!

Friends that stick by you in hard times are worth their weight in gold; and, if those friends can make you laugh, well they’re worth their weight in platinum.  My former company is having their National Sales Meeting in my town this week.  It’s bettersweet. ...

Buffett, Billionaires, and Bullion-OH MY!

Billionaire investors Warren Buffett, George Soros, and John Paulson – 3 of the richest men in the world – are selling off millions of shares in U.S. companies at a shocking rate.  As mentioned earlier this week Buffett’s Company unloaded 19 million shares of Johnson...

What’s a 5 Letter Dirty Word at Walmart? Union!

What’s a 5 letter dirty word at Walmart?  Union! The manager training document, teaches store managers that they are to call the Labor Relations Hotline immediately if an employee dare speak the word ‘union.’     The Kool-Aid (on sale in aisle 5 by the way) infused talk-track...

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...

#1 on Google’s SEO (Free & Fast)

Companies like Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson, virtually unfazed by billion dollar federal fines for off label marketing may want to start worrying about a different court—the court of public opinion.   The headlines are tough to miss: Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Must Pay $4 Million over...