Hope for the Next Generation?
Several friends recently despaired about the fate of grown children raised by their “helicopter parent” friends. According to them these college educated twenty somethings, including one with a Master’s Degree from Notre Dame, had been coddled from the cradle and were now having problems making it in the real world without mommy and daddy to […]
The Art of Selling
The best sales people don’t rely on a smarmy pitch or underhanded tactics. They find out what people want, and then deliver. I spent one Seattle summer working as the ice cream man, selling my wares from a three-wheeled truck. My best route included Alki Beach a sandy summer hangout on the west side of […]
It’s reached epidemic proportions in the office. And although you’d like to say something to the person you have to be careful as the condition is sometimes mistaken for an entirely different condition. Being wrong can be embarrassing, maybe even fatal. So you wonder, want to say something, but keep your silence until they finally […]
What Women Really Want
I was reading a manuscript written by a friend when I ran across a scene where a male character asks the female protagonist, “What do women want?” I happen to know the answer to that question, and am willing to share it. When I was a young Air Force Captain at Sembach Air Base in […]