As I sit here having a little snack of some extremely out of date wasa crisp bread I decided to talk about the concept of an expiration date on this Fiscal Friday. There are three things we’re going to look at: When expiration dates matter (and how they effect business), when expiration dates can be […]Read more "Expiration Dates: Concepts and practices"
We take a lot of our daily lives normality for granted. Our minds map everything that is normal from sounds to smells and anything else in our lives. And when that pattern is broken we get startled and take notice as part of our natural fight or flight response. But people tend to confused startled […]Read more "Fear vs Surprise: The Difference"
One of the things I have to deal with on a daily basis is my social media and email back dating everything by two hours. If it sits there longer than a 5 minute or less it reads as two hours previous. While this is a pain in the butt for record keeping it is […]Read more "Communication and Mix Ups."
Everyone has a work space and a place they feel comfortable in. When that place is invaded by someone or a group of people it makes for an irritable individual and bad work relations. I can be very territorial. For the most part my territory is my bedroom/office where a do the majority of my […]Read more "Managing People’s Reactions"
It’s been as low as -12 degrees Fahrenheit for about the last two weeks where I live. Now that is some cold weather. Snow was all over the ground and the wind chill was rather horrible. Now I woke up today and it was green. The snow was gone or mostly gone. It has rise […]Read more "A Positive that is Actually a Negative"
So last night I was watching a movie, something I don’t normally do these days but I had a large download and wanted to reserve my limited internet power to deal with it. Because of this I found my self watching Jack Reacher on T.V. While I’m not a particular fan of Tom Cruise’s movies […]Read more "Answers and Non-Answers: Keys to Puzzles"
Sometimes we need motivation during the work hours, and one of the options available to us is the use of music. Now people like my bother cannot use music to help them concentrate, it distracts them and they get nothing done. People like me however are sometimes barely affected by the presence of music. Different […]Read more "Working and Music."