Everyone wants to think they’re in charge. Some sales and marketing departments think they’re in charge. Some think manufacturing is in charge and some think purchasing and supply chain is in charge. In the vast city known as Candy-Land (protecting the real company name) there existed but only three gangs who had divvy-up the city… Read More The Company Civil War
My Thursday thoughts for National Safety Month. It Really Burns My Butt when I read about a tragedy like this and decided to do something about it. Any workplace tragedy is just heartbreaking for everyone involved, the company, fellow workers, friends and the family most of all. However when it occurs at a non-profit organization… Read More RBMB – Non Profit Safety
You do everything you can to protect your employees at the workplace. You take all the necessary steps by beginning with a hazard analysis to identify potential dangers and eliminate them, you buy the best and latest styles in PPE so employees will wear them, you make housekeeping a priority and keep a neat and organized facility that looks professional and… Read More Just Putting It Out There – Leadership The Glue That Binds it All.
When the opportunity presented itself for us to visit a foreign land, we immediately said yes! Taking a trip overseas is so cool since first, it gives you the chance to bore and torture family members and friends with daily posts and pictures on facebook of your travels accompanied with cute anecdotes on interactions with the locals! Second and… Read More Just Putting It Out There – People Are Assets
Wow! Where did the year go people? Time sure does fly when you’re having fun and busy as many of you have been and are now. Busy making lists of gifts to buy, busy planning menus making sure you have dishes for vegans, gluten free and the traditional meat and potatoes. Many companies are also… Read More Companies Behaving Badly – December
UPDATE-We received mail the one day. The next day the USPS took the box out of service again. Unfortunately Supervisor of Customer Service Patricia Burton is off today, (see never called back) and Customer Service Supervisor Javier is in today and has yet returned a call either, left a message with someone there who answered. By… Read More Why The USPS Can’t Change It’s Ways
It is now day 63 (not counting sundays and holiday) that the Mitchell Court dozen have not had mail delivery. In a previous post, USPS Killer Customer Service- Is Killing the message I told about how our community cluster mail box was vandalized and how I went through the system offered by the USPS for consumers with… Read More Idiocracy Rules at U.S.P.S. 94589
When I say, inept, mismanaged, archaic, thinking like dinosaurs, behind the times, unimaginative, stuck to the old way, couldn’t think outside the box even if they were litery standing outside the box what quasi government agency comes to mind? For me it’s the United States Postal Service. Now I know It is easy to poke fun at this… Read More USPS Killer Customer Service – Is Killing The Message
Marissa Mayer, the new CEO at Yahoo made quite a splash recently when she announced some changes at Yahoo, (Why Marissa Mayer Told Remote Employees To Work In An Office … Or Quit). Immediately, people reacted to something that seems so alien and different, it truly freaked people out. What some see as bucking the trend, I… Read More Tweet To The Hand. Should you be Worried?
I am a baby boomer and like other generations, I have developed strong relationships with specific technologies that I was raised with, and have over the years cultivated my daily routines around. Like my father, I enjoy having my morning cup of coffee while holding a crisp, fresh newspaper in my hand. Even though I… Read More The Paper Chase