Pithy quote: If I were a fan, I’d boo me too…

Posted by kay on October 5, 2011
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Pithy quote:                    If I were a fan, I’d boo me too…   The baseball season, at least for the Atlanta Braves, is over, sadly over – but there’s a message that lingers on.   Case in point, Dan Uggla, the multi-million dollar man who couldn’t bat his weight for the first few months of the season.  Counted on to be the long baller and the .260 hitter he’d always been, Uggla struggled mightily.  The

Braves Blow Season’s Biggest Test

Posted by kay on May 2, 2011
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Quick question: If someone where you worked made vulgar homophobic taunts to a group of customers, what would happen? What if that same person then made lewd suggestive gestures towards a family of customers who had been offended by his comments and then threatened physical violence, what would have happen? That would likely be in violation of your company’s values and culture, be bad business; they would be gone; fired with cause. Not so with

Goals, Roles, Rules, Pizza and Profits

Posted by kay on March 25, 2011
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Editor’s note:  Some things have changed in the more than a year since this was posted.  Thought you might appreciate the update: Through all the economic chaos, with most business leaders struggling up the tough side of the mountain, it’s good to step back and realize there are some, albeit a diminished number, who are having good years.  One with which I am familiar, having worked with him now for more than 10 years, is
Now that there are signs we’re starting to come out of the recession, business leaders might do well to review the keen, albeit acerbic, insight of one Sam Bowers.  The consultant from North Carolina has a proven record of success in the real world – having played a key role in the growth of an Atlanta personnel company from $12million when he was brought aboard to over $400 million when he left, as well as

What would you do?

Posted by kay on March 4, 2011
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The Emperor’s Top 10 What would you change if you had the power, the authority? I’m not up for the rigors (and likely revelations) that go along with running for office, but I am open to being named Emperor. And as your Emperor, here are the Top 10 Things I would change immediately (if not sooner): 1)      Order all billboards taken down. They are eyesores that detract from the beauty of nature and distract drivers.