Bosses everywhere have heard all the excuses in the book. However, today's employees are getting sneakier. One man photoshopped a flat tire on his car and sent it in to his boss as his reason for missing work. It worked! We have all done it at one time. If not, I am surprised. Some days … Continue reading Unreliable Employees And Their Best Excuses To Call In
Entrepreneurs with a creative mind can do anything. One such person has found a way to promote conversation and genuine meals by giving away free pizza to those who surrender their phone during their meal! This is an amazing example of self promotion. The pizzeria is promoting quality time among diners, but they are also … Continue reading Surrender Your Phone, Get Free Pizza: Using a Marketing Hook to Promote Sales
We do not hear a lot of sexism in hiring anymore. It exists, but silently. However, a New Jersey Gyro King recently found out how illegal it is to discriminate against women. The business actually posted a hiring sign that specified "males only" at its location. They are now paying a hefty fine and they … Continue reading Government to Restaurant: Sexism is Still Illegal, Folks!
This almost sounds like a joke. A forever roll? Forever? Really? ... no. Not really. If you live alone and do not have a lot of storage space, though, the roll can last up to 3 months! I live in a home with a teenager who refuses to change the roll when she uses it … Continue reading Tired of Changing the Toilet Paper? Charmin has the Forever Roll
Just yesterday my daughter and I were arguing over money, jobs, and her wish for a better cellphone. After explaining to her that hard work can earn her the phone she wishes and the type of jobs she can do, I realized there is an important lesson I need to get across. Kids need to … Continue reading Teach Your Kids Financial Responsibility!
There is a rumor that Amazon may purchase Boost Mobile. If they do so, this could be a game changer in prepaid cell service industry. The phone industry is huge. There is a lot of money to be made here. Amazon has been expanding to compete on many different levels, so the phone industry does … Continue reading Amazon Moving into the Phone Service Industry?
If a billion dollar fast food chain can be successful using a team of teenagers to sell their product, what is stopping you? At least, that is the theory behind a recent article outlining McDonald's successful training techniques. How well you train your team will determine how successful they become. For example, McDonald's has manual's … Continue reading How Effective Are Your Training Techniques? Take a Note From McDonald’s!