“I consider abortion to be a deeply personal and intimate issue for women and I don’t believe male legislators should even vote on the issue.” ~ Former Senator Alan K. Simpson (R-Wyoming) “Seventy-seven percent of anti-abortion leaders are men. 100% of them will never be pregnant.” ~ Pro-Choice Advertisement “Roe v. Wade and access … Continue reading THE WORKPLACE: BOOKS, GUNS AND CHOICE – PART THREE
DO YOU THINK YOUR “STAFF MATTERS”?
"Know this: your success will depend directly on the success of your staff. No one gets there alone. No one." ~ Bonnie Low-Kramen, Staff Matters As a 40-year veteran of the U.S. corporate workplace that spanned four industries (broadcasting, publishing, public relations and financial services), and was employed by Fortune 500 companies and mid-size businesses, … Continue reading DO YOU THINK YOUR “STAFF MATTERS”?
HAPPY FREAKING THANKSGIVING
“Thanksgiving dinner’s sad and thankless. Christmas dinner’s dark and blue. When you stop and try to see it From the turkey’s point of view.” ~ Shel Silverstein “I have never been remotely ashamed of having been depressed. Never. What’s to be ashamed of? I went through a really rough time, and I am quite proud … Continue reading HAPPY FREAKING THANKSGIVING
SERIES ~ PANDEMIC LESSONS LEARNED – PART FOUR: THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF COVID
"The dramatic plunge in positive assessments of the national economy as a result of the coronavirus outbreak is steeper than declines in economic ratings seen during the last two recessions." ~ Pew Research Center, April 21, 2020 "Letting the virus spread to your parents and grandparents to protect your 401k is not pro-life."~ Representative Liz … Continue reading SERIES ~ PANDEMIC LESSONS LEARNED – PART FOUR: THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF COVID
SERIES ~ PANDEMIC LESSONS LEARNED – PART THREE: WORKING / SCHOOLING FROM HOME
"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are." ~ Theodore Roosevelt “Now that companies have built the framework – and experienced the cost and time savings associated with it – there’s no real reason to turn back.” – Mark Lobosco, VP of Talent Solutions at LinkedIn "In a two-parent home where both … Continue reading SERIES ~ PANDEMIC LESSONS LEARNED – PART THREE: WORKING / SCHOOLING FROM HOME
THEY ARE OUR SISTERS
"In the first 100 days of the war, President George W. Bush increased homeland security and built a worldwide coalition that...began to destroy al-Qaeda's grip on Afghanistan by driving the Taliban from power...helped the innocent people of Afghanistan recover from the Taliban's reign of terror...helped Afghans put aside long-standing differences to form a new interim … Continue reading THEY ARE OUR SISTERS
VAX REVEAL ETIQUETTE: I GOT THE SHOT – DID YOU?
Jeanne's "I Got The Shot" Collection “It may be socially inappropriate [to ask someone if they've been vaccinated against COVID-19], but there is more of a compelling need if it’s a potential health threat like an infectious disease. You may fear that if an unvaccinated person accompanies you into a restaurant, then they can be … Continue reading VAX REVEAL ETIQUETTE: I GOT THE SHOT – DID YOU?
USE IT OR LOSE IT
. "We do not have government by the majority. We have government by the majority who participate.” ~ Thomas Jefferson "We have a saying around here, use it or lose it." ~ Former U.S. Secretary of State George P. Shultz. Dear Readers, Please forgive my delay in posting. Like many others, I've been shell shocked … Continue reading USE IT OR LOSE IT
MAKING LEMONADE DURING THE PANDEMIC
"Turn failure into Victory, don't let your courage fade; And if you get a Lemon, Just make the Lemon Aid (sic)." ~ Men's Wear, Vol. 26, page 65 "He picked up the lemons that Fate had sent him and started a lemonade-stand." ~ Elbert Hubbard "If You Have a Lemon, Make a Lemonade." ~ … Continue reading MAKING LEMONADE DURING THE PANDEMIC
BUSINESS ETIQUETTE AND THE NEW WORK-FROM-HOME CHALLENGES: TOTS, TOILET PAPER AND TECHNOLOGY
"There is no normal life that is free of pain. It's the very wrestling with our problems that can be the impetus for our growth." ~ Fred Rogers “Bad days happen to everyone, but when one happens to you, just keep doing your best and never let a bad day make you feel bad about … Continue reading BUSINESS ETIQUETTE AND THE NEW WORK-FROM-HOME CHALLENGES: TOTS, TOILET PAPER AND TECHNOLOGY