It doesn’t have to be this way

After reading hearing about the walk out planned by fastfood workers  I am saddened there is not more understanding with this problem.  If employers for the fast food companies, McDonalds, Wendy’s, Burger King and all others would learn how to pay appropriately then there would not be this problem.  Sadly the wisdom to make this happen…

This article is close, but it’s wrong

I’m not sure how I ended up on the inc.com website today?  I guess it really doesn’t matter.  The article had a great title “The 20 Most Powerful Words in Business” I’ll save you the time discovering what the misguided statement is “When working in a team or group environment, I will place the interests…

Wasting A Perfectly Good Saturday Afternoon

Here I was again, wasting a perfectly good Saturday afternoon.  It was my own fault.  Influenced by my desire for money and wanting to enter the workforce before I was sixteen.  I had been offered a job to help one of my neighbors clean and prepare his rental properties for new tenants every Saturday.  The…

Grasping at Straws

It’s amazing how much emphasis we put on grades and test scores in this country, it’s a cultural thing.  We all compare grades and test scores.  If you have a high school student in your house everyone is concerned about the score on the tests, SAT and ACT.  They also compare grade point averages and…

Big Profits for banks, oil and real estate.

There is news every week about how the economy is doing.  There are highlights about certain segments that are going great,  Home Sales Power Optimism, Banks See Record Profits, and Americas New Energy Boom Is Bust for Foreign Suppliers. However, this party didn’t seem to include the middle class.  We’ll have to wait and see…