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KILLING MY CAREER

Grammar Police-it’s Your Lucky Day!

Who couldn't use a little grammar refresher every now and then? And Iapparently need the comma cops too!   1. Using "it's" instead of "its" "I see it so much that I now expect to see it. I will be reading an article, distracted by the dreadful anticipation of knowing it's...

“Lead By Example” Johnson & Johnson’s CEO Alex Gorsky

What Example is Alex Gorsky Setting?  Demand that Johnson & Johnson update and correct their website to properly reflect the executive and senior management bios of Alex Gorsky and Gary Pruden with all their exact titles at Janssen which will permanently tie them to the Risperdal...

ICD-Oh I Don’t Know-Codes!

Americans spend $2.8 trillion each year on medical care.* ICD codes are how hospitals and healthcare providers get paid.  ICD-9 codes, of which there are 14,000 codes, have been a standard within the American healthcare system for decades.  The new roll out of the ICD-10 codes, of...

Keeping Your Business Strategy to 15 Words is Hard Work

In sales, it's usually known as the 'elevator pitch,' but the word strategy also applies.   We often feel compelled to use more words to describe something complicated when in fact less is it what is required.  Nothing is more painful than watching an account...

www.buycott.com

Join the campaign today if you'd like to send Johnson & Johnson a message that unethical and illegal behavior will not be supported by consumers:  http://www.buycott.com/campaign/738/boycott-johnson-johnson-confirmed-destroying-files And join more campaigns:  http://www.buycott.com/campaign/707/boycott-the-band-aid-america-s-1-bandage-brand  ...

Breaking Bad…Behavior

If making the right decisions were easy, people would make them all the time.  And the lies we tell ourselves, during tough decision making processes, are far worse than any, that anyone else could ever tell us.  We all are masters at justification and it’s...

Because Douchelord Dungeon was Taken

  This is about as close as any of these guys will ever actually get to a woman. Again, let's file this under stuff you can't make up: "When I interviewed for Dropbox, I was interviewed in a room called 'The Break-up Room,' by a male. It was...

Harvard Business Review Study on Executives

"Fewer women were in leadership positions, but actually climbed the corporate ladder faster than men, spending fewer years, on average, in each job and taking a shorter time to get to the top." The second part of that is great news, it's still sad not enough...

Death & Vegas

I only liked  Facebook for when I traveled.  I know you’re not supposed to put you’re out of town; but, I was only ‘friends’ with my actual ‘friends and family,’ and most knew my hectic travel schedule anyway.  And if someone wanted to break in...