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My reflections gathered through reading, listening, personal work experience and observation 

The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said.

Peter Drucker


August 21, 2019

I wrote about the toxic work environment in my kid's workplace. The manager causing the toxic environment is leaving. I am not sure if he is being forced to leave or he just found other work. I am hoping he is being forced to leave from the standpoint that upper manage...

August 20, 2019

I don't care how many experts you have in your organization. Common sense has to rule the day. My Business Muse

August 17, 2019

As I sit at the computer to write my feelings and reflections on what the close to thirty six years of a labor of love means to me I get overwhelmed by the sheer variety of products manufactured by the shop and myself.

The shop succeeded in every way in its mission of m...

August 1, 2019

Examples of behavior exhibited by a manager, supervisor or lead that will get me angry enough to blow my top. I have zero tolerance for abusive "superiors". Cowards each and every one. It takes nothing to bully people afraid for their jobs.

1. Abusing the power of their...

July 31, 2019

The following is based on research as well as my own personal experience. Research indicates that businesses with two or more owners are more likely to succeed than businesses with a single owner. For the past couple of years I have had to fight the battles of my small...

July 30, 2019

I find that if you look behind the facade of most so-called self-made successes there is a long string of unsung people behind the scenes. These people range from first employees to managers to front line workers putting in the time and effort in the early years of a b...

July 22, 2019

It seems there are some miss perceptions on what a business owner is and what is considered a successful business. My observations after many years in business is that you can break down what constitutes a small business owner into two categories.

Group one is people wh...

July 18, 2019

In my opinion if your companies business model includes the hiring of teenagers your managers have the responsibility of being mentors. For many teenagers this is their first job and they have no knowledge of what is expected of them in the workplace.  Unfortunately fo...

March 7, 2019

The following is an article recently appearing on the Forbes.com website. In my opinion the author is right on the money with his article.

Kraft Heinz Needs To Get Creative
Peter Georgescu Contributor
Leadership Strategy

Kraft Heinz produces one of America’s best-loved...

March 4, 2019

Now let's see, Boeing is delivering tankers with trash and tools left inside plus a tanker that has deficiencies in a vital part of the aircraft's functions. Hum, me thinks Boeing would absolutely throw a fit and fire suppliers did that to them.  

"Reports: Ai...

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