If you want the candy, you've got to say "Trick or Treat".

With the city gatherings, church trunk and treats, and shopping mall handouts, Halloween has become almost a weeklong activity. Still, the door-to-door trick-or-treating is my favorite. It’s genuinely heartwarming to see one of the neighborhood children on their first solo trek, with their parents standing a few feet off reminding them that they have to... Read more »

The Dignity of the Concession Speech - It's Overdue Mr. Roy Moore

In our democracy, the voters still determine the outcome of the election. Election Commissions certify those results. The election is NOT won or lost with a concession speech, the concession speech is a traditional, dignified means for political opponents to signal that the election is over, the voters have spoken, and the results are accepted.... Read more »

Did a Failure to Compromise Lead to the Civil War?

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, in speaking about General Robert E. Lee, recently presented that failure to compromise was the cause of the Civil War with his statement that “. . . the lack of an ability to compromise led to the Civil War and men and women of good faith on both... Read more »

Flying the Friendly Skies, Not Any More It seems......

Flight Attendants have a responsibility for the safety and security of the aircraft. No one should interfere with their proper performance of these duties. If passengers want to film an incident, that’s all well and good. Jumping out of your seat and confronting an attendant is not acceptable, nor is the “bring it on” attitude... Read more »

TAKE CONTROL of YOUR WEEKEND - Dancing Westie Weekend

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Sure you can find other dancing Westies on YouTube, but this is Charley, one of the happiest dogs in the world! What’s that got to do with work you might ask? Well, aside from the fact that Westies will one day take over the world, and we’ll all be working for them soon enough anyway,... Read more »

All in good time

I used to be frustrated at my Buddhist colleagues in Korea over their procrastination. It took an ungodly amount of time to reach a decision. But they reminded me, that all things will come at the time the universe needs them to unfold. So when it was really necessary to take that decision, it would align with... Read more »

It'd be nepotism if I did it

As defined by the Oxford Dictionary, nepotism is the practice among those with power or influence of favoring relatives or friends, especially by giving them jobs. The example sentence is also their’s, ‘His years in office were marked by corruption and nepotism’. In every situation I have ever been in, the policy was always, to... Read more »

Thoughts on getting hired; HR, your gateway to the workplace

The Human Resource Department is the gatekeeper of your entrance into the company. Your introduction usually begins with an ad or a referral, followed by submitting a resume or filling out the applications (or both), and then someone from the H.R group gives you a call. Now, even if you network your way to place... Read more »