Profit Sharing Will Overcome Gender Pay Gap

Utah is close to the bottom of the barrel in America for the Gender Pay Gap according to a Fortune article at the end of January. (Farber, 2017) It is embarrassing to live here.  I’ve known this for some time, and I’ve often felt helpless as to how to change this problem.  However, last week…

Labor vs Capital – learning how to look busy while not doing anything.

Every time I learn about another industry I hear the same thing about the front line workers, “They are very creative at figuring out how to get out of work.” I recently read an article, and doing a google search shows that somewhere around 1980 productivity continued to rise, but wages have stayed stagnant.   Some…

Damn Spam!

Email is one of those things people don’t seem to do very well, at least the people I have had to support in companies and people in my family. I am only going to talk about a couple of issues in this story.  I’ll cover others later. I am going to remain vague about specific…

Different Day, Same old Shit! Why am I doing it this way?

My purpose in writing these stories is to get people to realize that they need to find ways to automate things in their lives. Throughout my career, which is just over 20 years, I am amazed at how many people continue to do things that could have been automated long before. For instance, I was…

New Opportunity

  I implemented a pay-for-performance system one that helped a company increase EBITDA by over $2,000,000 annually. Yes it was two million dollars a year. I approached a company today about implementing a similar system and they turned it down.  I will keep looking.