Category Archives: Vacation Archive

Love the Job You’re With

Long long ago, Confucius planted in our heads that if you “choose a job you love…you will never have to work a day in your life.” Confucius said a lot of good stuff, but on this one I pretty much think he was full of crap. In fact, if I hear one more person say…


There’s Nothing ‘Semi’ About Vacation!

I got an email from someone the other day who said she was taking a “semi-vacation” day. I don’t know about you guys, but when I think of vacation I think of sand, sun, and adult beverages with umbrellas. There’s nothing “semi” about it. And one thing is for sure, you’re not getting an Email…


Vacation Archive: Your Employee Handbook is not the King James

This piece was originally posted on June 6, 2010 and I’m on vacation so I’m posting it again… How many pages is your employee handbook? Count them…go on…then come back in an hour when you’re done.  The one I’m looking at is 106 pages*…God Almighty!  First of all, I understand the importance of covering our…


Recruiting Veterans is Only Half the Battle

Last (official) day of my holiday break. I’m looking forward to hanging with you all in the big 2012. In the meantime, enjoy this one from the archives – originally published on January 7, 2011. It’s probably hard to believe, but I get vendors approaching me all the time with ideas for posts. Most of…


Pig Heads Belong at BBQs


I’m on a little R&R…hope you managed to get away before the start of 2012. While I’m snoozing, enjoy this one from the archives – originally published on May 26, 2010. Blogging about politics, in my mind, is kind of like talking about it at the dinner table.  It spoils appetites (although, the number of…