Archive for: July, 2015

The customer (candidate) experience matters – #wecandobetter

It finally happened after years of avoiding it. I was getting out of my car this weekend and as the door opened my iPhone went flying out of my hands. In what seemed like slow motion, it hurtled up and down as I leaped (literally) out of my car and dove to try to catch…

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The Top 5 movies by Quentin Tarantino – #thereisnospoonfriday

I, like most people, am a big Quentin Tarantino fan. His movies are always fun to watch, with amazing dialogue and really cool characters. He hires great actors and gives them amazing scripts to work with, and almost always has some things up his sleeve to keep audiences on the edge of their seats. He…

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The Top 5 Bands that need a “Bio-Pic” and a Red Pill Talent review of “Straight Outta Compton”

Having been in the generation that grew up with NWA and the early days of rap, it was an absolute no-brainer for me to go see “Straight Outta Compton” as soon as I could possibly could (read – when kids were otherwise occupied). NWA was a real game changer for rap, and has spawned two…

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“Dirty Laundry” – my issues with the Times piece on working at Amazon

Dirty little secrets Dirty little lies We got our dirty little fingers in everybody’s pie We love to cut you down to size We love dirty laundry “Dirty Laundry” by Don Henley   The wolves are circling around Amazon these days. Former and current employees, bloggers, columnists and your mailman’s next door neighbor are jumping…

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The Top 10 Sports Movies of All Time – #thereisnospoonfriday

Recently I was hanging with some friends and we were discussing some of my prior Friday blog Top 10 lists. One of my buddies brought up the topic of the Top 10 sports movies of all time, and a great discussion followed. Turns out, there are A LOT more great sports related movies out there…

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The Top 10 Greatest Actors of All Time – #thereisnospoonfriday

This week’s Friday “non-business” blog is my take on the Top 10 Actors of All Time. I was chilling with some friends recently and this debate came up. The conversation got really heated – with some of the group saying that we were ignoring prior generations of actors, or relying too much on critic perceptions…

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Why we are still behaving like the “want ads” – but worse. #wecandobetter

I am old enough to remember the “want ads”. For those of you younger chaps out there who are unfamiliar with this, let me explain. There was once this thing called a “newspaper”. This was a bunch of papers, folded together, that had the news of the day printed on them. You could get these…

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