Archive for March, 2010

A Job Boon For Weasels

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

The recently enacted health care legislation is already having a positive derivative effect on our economy. It is creating a full employment environment for a specialized employee of the health insurance industry- the insurance weasel. (more…)

Beast And The Beauty

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

No one will argue that the job market of the last 18 months has been a beast. Unemployment peaked at 10.6% in January and has hovered around the 10% level since. Some 15 million Americans find themselves without jobs. Companies have started rehiring, but oh so slowly, as they have consistently wrung higher productivity out of the existing workforce. Many heads have rolled since the recession began and they are just not being replenished quickly. Ugly, ugly beast. (more…)

Lead Like A Dog Or Cat?

Sunday, March 7th, 2010

It is one of the earliest dichotomies that we come to know as children. Dog or cat. Loyal or independent. Focused on others, or focused on self. Accepts you as you are, or accepts you when they choose. It “rains” them, we “fight” like them, and we debate which is better.

But do we lead like them? (more…)