Goodbye Sears. Thanks for all the good things you sold me. It’s almost un-American to even think you may not be around much longer after some 130 years. I know, it’s been a slow death. Sears has been trying … Continue reading
Posted in business, economy
Tagged 'ol, bankruptcy, business, catalog, consumer, Die Hard, history, Kenmore, landmark, retail, Sears, shopping, store
So here’s what happened. I have a bunch of grandkids and several of them have grown up enough to go out and join the workforce of America. And as they put in their hours of hard labor they are beginning … Continue reading
Posted in communication, work
Tagged boss, business, company, employees, Employers, influence, job, management, manager, motivation, new boss, office, operations, promotion, relationships, retail, service, shop, staff, store, work, workplace
I made one of my rare appearances in my thinking chair out on the back patio yesterday. Of course, I got to thinking and this time I had the negatives—a bunch of those everyday petty things roared up in my … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized, WHATEVER!
Tagged advertising, anger, annoyances, baseball, business, computers, entertainment, expenses, frustration, greed, Microsoft Word, movies, phones, rants, solicitors, sports, venting
image from http://www.loyola.edu As you may have realized by now, our Contributing Editor, Ron Carmean, is a devoted baseball fan. Today he takes over the blog in an attempt to perform a triple play. On first base is a vintage player named … Continue reading
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Tagged baseball, business, charles dickens, charlie manuel, firing, leo durocher, m getting fired, money, nice, nice guys, nice guys finish last