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KILLING MY CAREER

Taking a Bite Out of Apple

Wow!  A $2,600 pet hotel bill?  And the family didn’t even have a pet. That’s how much one little girl spent on a ‘free downloaded app’ that required purchases of coins to get virtual pets and to feed them treats. The FTC determined Apple has to...

It’s Called a Heart

(Read previous blog posts: Jesus and His 64 Pointy Disciples and The Mouth in the Middle first) Most people, if they’re paying attention, have defining moments in their life, that help shape their future.  Sometimes we know what’s coming and can prepare and other times it...

Will You Laugh?

Yes, I’m very far behind when it comes to things on social media since my self imposed three year social media coma.  So there’s a really good chance everyone already knows about this guy/site.   If not, and if you need a laugh—read entertaining stories...

We say…

I am truly humbled by the responses from those who have reached out regarding the blog; and overwhelmed that it’s reached over 600 visits.  Although I’m suspect it’s really just my mom and dad visiting and revisiting so that I don’t off myself in their...

Tired of Junk Mail?

Finally a phone app that’s really useful. If you’re tired of getting catalogs and mail from a store you bought something from in 1980, then the PaperKarma app is for you.  Download the free app, take a picture (scan) of your address on the catalog...

It’s Called a Heart (Part 2)

It’s Called a Heart (Part 1 Posted January 24, 2014) It’s Called a Heart (Part 2) Shopping for Surgery I really don’t know what everyone expected from me in the moments that followed, finding out I needed to have open heart surgery.  My parents and sisters were crying...

What’s the Number One Reason Employees Quit Their Jobs?

Employees when leaving a company often are not truthful with HR as to why they’re really leaving.  Of course there’s not wanting to burn a bridge but it's more likely fear of retaliation.  Personally, if I’ve left a company, it’s for a good reason and...