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KILLING MY CAREER

Happy Anniversary to Us!

Almost three years, to the day, I was terminated from what I thought was the ‘Prince of my Career.’  The day before, I had trained two colleagues, and the day of, I was preparing to attend a Regional Meeting meant to be preparing us for...

God this Girl’s a B*tch, we will be Best Friends.

Sales training for a medical device company is the cross between mini medical school and spring break, sans the wet t-shirt contest. Wet scrub contest just doesn’t have the same ring to it.  And working over a cadaver, hung over, is never, and I mean,...

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. ...