Archive for December 2011

2012

So, what will 2012 hold for you? In one sense, continuing change and uncertainty are to be expected. But that doesn’t mean that you need to be controlled by these things—or any other external factor. What do you want to accomplish next year? I don’t mean resolutions per se. I mean, what do you really…

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

I don’t think I know anyone who doesn’t thoroughly enjoy this time of year. Maybe I do but, other than Ebenezer Scrooge, their names aren’t coming to mind right now. For me it’s a time of family—kids, grandkids (mine are the cutest in the world and also the smartest). Love, laughter, pranks, and gifts of…

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Hiring Made Simple

Here are a couple of links that are helpful for interviewers… http://www.nfib.com/legal-center/compliance-resource-center/compliance-resource-item?cmsid=58964&utm_campaign=Legal&utm_source=SmartBrief&utm_medium=Email   http://www.nfib.com/member-benefits/employee-management/interview-questions

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Social Media Used Well

This afternoon I was flying out of Asheville (@flyavlnow) to Oklahoma City. Our outbound flight was delayed due to mechanical trouble; if you fly enough it happens. I was disturbed, though, when the gate agent, who was in her own awkward way diligently making sure folks were backed up on connections, began barking out our…

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Legally Right…Business Wrong

So I had a contract with ATT for our business landline. It auto-renewed about a year ago (without my knowing it). They claim I was notified via my bill but since I get it electronically through my bank I didn’t see it. So, when I cancel my landline in favor of wireless and VOIP I…

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