If only Harry Bennett could (not to mention Mr. Ford) talk from the grave…
The name Henry Ford is easily recognizable to most Americans as the legendary founder of Ford Motor Company, the car company that bears his name.
But most do not know one of Ford’s most notorious employees by the name of Harry Bennett.Continue reading
I believe you need to create your own path but be careful of bad breath…
About 15 years ago I had a sales job for a watch company. I spent my day visiting jewelry stores and on the phones with them when I wasn’t out in the field.
I’m not going to sugarcoat it. I hated the job. The reason? The jewelers I met were some of the rudest people I’d ever met (so if you’re a jeweler…sorry…just my experience). But I had another reason: I hated having a job, period.Continue reading
There is almost nothing worse than doing stuff you hate.
Let’s be honest here. You have to occasionally deal with things you hate or at least things you dislike. Seeing certain relatives, going to the Department of Motor Vehicles to get our license renewed, eating cauliflower (well…I hate it).
But there probably is no greater (or common) example of the stuff you hate more than going to a job that you despise. And since that is one of the main topics of this blog, I want to focus on that.Continue reading