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In Retail, No One Can Hear You Scream

November 12, 2013


The company where a friend of mine works was recently Streamlined For Greater Efficiency, which means he was Invited to Exit so that his position could be Folded Into Internal Synergy. (translation for those who don’t speak Doublespeak: The company’s going broke, so he was laid off after his position was eliminated) In order to […]

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How To Avoid Getting Stressed Out That You’re Going To Totally Blow It AGAIN This Holiday Season

November 26, 2012


The holidays – meant to be joyous and festive – can often turn stressful, despite our best intentions.  Fortunately, there are a few simple tips for keeping things fun and stress-free this holiday season. It can be easy to get swept up in to spending too much during the holidays.  The trick is to budget: […]

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The 7 Habits of Highly Defective Black-Friday Shoppers.

November 21, 2012


1. Some people wear portable urinals, so they don’t have to stop shopping to urinate.  This is, of course, absurd.  Those things are clunky and, once full, heavy, inevitably slow you down.  If you need to urinate, simply let ‘er rip.  This will not only save time, it will be an invaluable asset should people […]

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