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The Death of Higher Education – Episode 1

OK folks – I think this is going to be one of these writing series that you will either love or hate – I kind of doubt that there is going to be any middle ground. So for those I piss off, so be it, life goes on. I would, however, appreciate your feedback and/or commentary – good or bad. I am not ...

Kohl’s is Krazy

After a short 15-minute visit to Kohl’s last night, I am pretty sure I figured it out. What exactly did I figure out, you ask? Great question. I figured out how the Kohl’s department store is so successful. And here is the thesis for my upcoming Masters project: Kohl’s utilizes CIA-level ...

Guaranteed Weight Loss!

Here it is folks - Joe's guaranteed weight loss program. With these maybe not-so-easy, yet effective steps, I can promise you will lose weight. Ready? Here we go:   Step 1: Have surgeon (preferably, but if unavailable a Boy Scout enough badges will work) cut "small" (in very relative terms) ...

Your Ideas Are Worthless

That got your attention didn’t it?  :-) Yes, that was intended to entice you have a read. No, this isn’t my version of “click bait”. Let me explain… Two of my favorite sayings (I have many) are as follows: “Ideas are a dime a dozen, people to execute them are ...

What is the point of Networking!?

OK – on the surface, this seems like one of those “duh” topics. Clearly, “networking” is something you do to get a job or more business. Right? WRONG! (Well, sort of wrong anyway) In my opinion, here is the real reason you should be networking on a regular (and consistent, see my blog ...

The New News

A couple years or so ago, I pretty much stopped watching the news. It’s really all the same crap, in my opinion, and 98% of it (not a scientific study there) is negative. Bypassing any of the partisan nonsense, which is also basically pointless, I do NOT believe that the news even remotely accurately ...

Look in the Mirror

When is the last time you looked at yourself, professionally, in the mirror? (Yeah, that’s a bit of an odd question I’ll admit, so let me explain) It is pretty easy to get very caught up (I might even use the word “lost”) in our careers, what we are doing professionally, where we are headed, ...