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Greed and Your Safety

With Halloween on the way, I recommend avoiding Cadbury candy products. Furthermore, if the country of origin is specified on a food label, avoid all food products from China. This story hit the wires today: Cadbury says Chinese-made Chocolate Have Melamine “A...

A Keying Error?

Consider this: Portland, Oregon“A patient treated for agonizing abdominal pain received this surprising news in the hospital’s paperwork: “Based on your visit today, we know you are pregnant.” Surprising indeed for 71-year-old John Grady...

Fear

Stumble into a conversation about the Presidential election and the topic of fear quickly comes up. McCain scares me. Obama scares me. You’ll hear one of these statements almost every time you ask someone about their leanings in this election. Do we have that...

Hire the Right Person

Why do so many employers hire duds and then bemoan their performance? My previous post was about favorable treatment of employees. Now I’d like to talk about choosing the right people. When hiring, it’s important to choose the right person for the job....

Employee Treatment

Want to keep your best talent? Little things make a big difference. I often hear from managers and CEOs about how hard it is to find and keep good people. “Nobody wants to work these days.” I don’t believe that’s true and I don’t believe...