Category: On The Job

Character Conflict: What do you do when a company policy challenges your personal character?

Often we are asked to do something we just find wrong. How do you handle it when that request comes from your boss and your job is on the line?

TLDR: We did this to ourselves!

Employers claim they can’t find and keep good people. When you push them away of course you can’t keep someone.

WIIFM or Wiff’em

Is your thinking transactional? For some, that’s a bad thing, for others it’s a great thing!

Sometimes You Can’t Be Just Kinda Good

Some people are really good at what they do. Some are just kinda good. Sometimes kinda good just ain’t good enough!

Best Practices for CYA

CYA is a way of life in the business world. Here are some ways to do it well!

Career Assumptions

Assumptions are always bad, as things can always go wrong. Making an assumpion about your career can be the biggest mistake you can make.

Cults and Kool-Aid

Dealing with people who have succumbed to the Cult of whatever can be a challenge, especially when they have an eye to recruit you!

The Last Mile Problem with Employment

The last mile problem with Telcom can teach us a great deal about problems employees and employers have.

Living the Dream!

When every answer is sarcastic something is wrong.