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When is it OK for Employees to Become Collateral Damage?

The obvious answer is never, but the reality is whatever stands in the way of the company and making hundreds of millions of dollars, is expendable whether intentional or not.  According to the US Department of Defense, the term collateral damage is defined as: Unintentional or...

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...

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...

Killing My Career…with Witnesses

“I wrote the Book”, by Beth Ditto is what I listened to, a lot during this time.  Sometimes the words fit what I’m going through and sometimes, it’s not quite as literal. Subtlety is not really a specialty of mine.  So, it should come as no...