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CE(Oh No) Arrested!

Updated:  http://valleywag.gawker.com/startup-ceo-jon-mills-facing-20-years-in-prison-for-fra-1527746232 Facing up to 20 years in federal prison for wire fraud. *Founder, and former CEO of Motionloft, Jon Mills,  accused of fraud, was confirmed arrested by the FBI (2.19.2014).  Charging documents have not yet been filed or released.  It is likely when facts are...

Are Girl Scouts LoJacked?

There is a future female CEO hanging out in the Girl Scouts (first Entrepreneur Barbie)* and now this! A marketing strategy that would make any startup proud, Girl Scout Danielle Lei ,13-year-old, and her mom set out for a San Francisco medical marijuana clinic on...

Apples and Oranges

It’s been my extreme good fortune to attend, learn and provide product support for the skilled surgeons and their patients who have allowed me the honor and privilege of working with them throughout my career as a medical device rep.   It is one of the...

Slip and Slide at Work

Well-this certainly would make work a little more interesting, a group desk.    Is it just me or do you see this becoming the office Slip-N-Slide on Friday afternoons? http://www.businessinsider.com/giant-curvy-desk-2014-2...

Super Star Sales Rep Slump

This is a very interesting article*  and is great feedback for management teams if they’re willing to apply the data correctly.  A widespread theory in the sales industry, especially medical device, where many former professional athletes found work after their sports careers ended, was to...

Trending Today

Join the latest trending campaigns and send along to friends and family, or start your own.  Support ethical companies and pull your consumer dollars if you don't agree with a company's business ethics (or lack of). Alex Gorsky, CEO of Johnson & Johnson Worldwide, telling Wharton...

Apple’s New Concept Car

   Apple's Concept Car  I’ve never said to myself, 'Hmmm, I really like the ergonomic design of my computer mouse, it sure would be fun to drive one of these.’  Maybe it’s just me?  Coming from a medical device background, (Apple’s other consideration for branching out), I’m...

Cash Cows!

No Limit to Cow's Milk Production. Yikes! Don't let Executives in sales organizations get ahold of this information:"There doesn't appear to be a cap yet on the projections," or else they'll be adding Veterinary services to our healthcare plans!     *http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/02/17/cows-are-incredible-they-might-just-keep-producing-more-milk-forever/?tid=pm_business_pop...

Avoid Networking Nightmares

For some networking is an act comparable to pulling teeth and even worse for the people on the receiving end of the awkward exchange.  Ever hand a card to someone thinking you’ve made a great impression and they never called? It’s happened to the best...

Refresh & Remove

The Ethics Resource Center, is a research nonprofit focused on ethical standards at both public and private organizations.  The latest finding from the biannual report of over 6,400 are shocking to resource center but not to employees: Sixty percent of the ethical violations employees observed were done by...