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Ghosts of National Sales Meetings Past

Do You Think Anyone Knows? The Medical Device and Pharmaceutical Industries are notorious for having meetings about having meetings.  And prior to that, we had conference calls about conference calls which reference the meetings about having meetings.  And, don’t get me started on the number of...

Corporate CULTure-Oh Yeaahh! Sunday Night Slump

Reposted: September 23,  2014 March 2, 2014 (The top story on the blog for March) Let’s take a look at when corporate culture goes wrong via a menu from one of my previous National Sales Meetings (NSM)*: Main Course Pan Seared Blame Wrapped in Truffle infused Shame Elegantly paired with...

Employee Protection Pre-IPO or Sale-Knowing Your “Options”

July 22, 2014 A company's biggest strength during an IPO or sale  is exploiting the fear on the unknown to manipulate employees through pathological lies, threats and intimidation under The Sociopathic Business Model™.  The goal to to create hopelessness in the employees, so they'll fall in...

Harvard Business Review/Gallup: 5 Things that Make a Great Manager

  Gallup states that 82% of the time companies fail to choose the candidate with the right talent for the job. Bad managers cost businesses billions of dollars each year, and having too many of them can bring down a company. The only defense against this massive problem...

Crushing It With Kryptonite Part IV The Work Fairy Tales

 Part 1 Part 2  Part 3   And now Part 4 the conclusion to this work fairy tale: Muther Chucker (MC) had done his best to make sure that I was never alone with the VP throughout the day.  But as I said, sometimes the stars align.  I had a...

Cafe Au Yay!

Thank you to the person who posted the kind words on Cafepharma yesterday; and, to all those who have visited the page in the last 24 hours and over the last month.  It is truly appreciated.  As I've mentioned, I read two sites daily (Cafepharma is the second),...

Calls Containing Kryptonite Part II From Work Fairy Tales

Part one Here:  What’s Your Corporate Kryptonite? Part 1 From Work Fairy Tales For this next part, we are going to look at characteristics of a sociopath as applied to The Sociopathic Business Model ™, I am in no way calling anyone a sociopath (I’m...

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...