I Thought I Knew What I Was Getting


Today's writing prompt asked us to think about this:  Tell us about a time when someone had you completely fooled, where the wool was pulled right over your eyes and you got hoodwinked, but good. Was it a humorous experience or one you’d rather forget? What was the outcome? Have you ever had an employee … Continue reading I Thought I Knew What I Was Getting

Say Please, Say Thank You


It doesn't seem a difficult thing to do to thank someone.  I find it funny that it doesn't happen more often--or, at least I don't hear it.  As a manager, regardless of where I've worked, I've always been in the habit of saying thank you to the people who work with me.  I do it … Continue reading Say Please, Say Thank You

First Day, She Helped!


Three years and seven months ago I started my new job where I currently work. I love my job; probably because I get to use all the skills I've picked up along the way and feel as though I'm really helping people. There was one particular person on that first day, who was remarkably helpful … Continue reading First Day, She Helped!

Color Me…Pink!


Unless you live under a rock or are a hermit, you know that, over 25 years ago, the month of October was identified as Breast Cancer Awareness month. Pink ribbons, pink lights, walks to fund research, among other things, are plentiful for the 31 days of the month. For the longest time I didn't personally … Continue reading Color Me…Pink!