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Buy American! It Is Safer!

If the Chinese are smart enough to not buy their products, why aren’t we? This is where a lack of ethics will take us if we are not careful. Ethics are already in serious decline in U.S. business._________From Reuters By Melanie Lee SHANGHAI (Reuters) –...

Time to Ban Telemarketing

It’s annoying. It can cause problems. It’s disruptive. It’s rude. Sometimes it works so that encourages them to keep doing it. But I say there are other ways to market and it’s time to ban telemarketing. Marketing is about getting the word out...

Ethics

What is going on? I think the myth we are supposed to believe goes like this: When times get tough, we all pull together. I’m sure not seeing that. Yesterday I had a conversation with an executive about an employee taking a supposed false disability leave. The...

Maybe It Will Not Work Out

I am very tired of dealing with business people facing serious consequences telling me, “it will all work out.” The hell. That is a shallow, lousy excuse for not digging in and fixing what needs to be fixed even if you have no idea where to start! Just...

Rant Friday #1

I need to get this off my chest. “ish” time is not real time and has no place in business. It is wrong to make an appointment or schedule a phone call for 4ish. I do not like waiting by the phone, unable to start anything else while I wait until 4:30 for a...

What Must Change

Here We Go Again Well, here we go again.   If this country is going to get back on track, it will start with ethics. All of us are going to have to start doing what is right for all, or most, rather than doing what gets the most personal gain.   Lance Armstrong is...