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An Ode to Order Managers

It was a sunshine-splashed day in our Itasca, IL office, but the mood of the women in the bullpen was anything but sunny.  As I made my way into the office and got over to the coffee machine, I realized that something was wrong.   686 more words

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The right cover sheet...

I wish I’d have had the wherewith all to jot down a few notes today. I think it might be instructive in describing exactly why there is currently so much dissatisfaction with the state of things. 239 more words


Finding the answer between Yes and No

I don’t like saying “No” to a request. I don’t always like saying “Yes” either. But I do like to help, and I tend to reason that if I can do something, I should do it. 473 more words


How to Manage Your Workload When Feeling Overwhelmed

How to Manage Your Workload When Feeling Overwhelmed.

Have you ever experienced it when you have so much coming at you that you didn’t know where to start?  23 more words

Work it out...


A senior “R” at my firm recently got fired. He’s the second associate in my firm whose employment has been terminated. And I have a premonition that third would be me. 733 more words

My Open Secret Diary.

Glasgow: A Sporting Legacy for Wales?

One of the big issues in our schools is how education, and educators, can play a role in tackling the obesity crisis. We know that getting children involved with sport at a young age is crucial to their long-term physical development.  850 more words


Fit For Purpose, Part 2 -- What are the characteristics of the right tool for the job?

In my prior post, I talked about choosing the right tool for the job. Nowadays, computer systems have become more generalized. The specialized systems of 20 or 30 years ago have been swallowed up by general purpose systems. 370 more words