Thank you, Kurt Vonnegut.

February 20, 2018 admin 0

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. died April 11, 2007. (Click here for the full report from the Financial Times.) I was a senior in high school in spring of 1984.  Part of the required curriculum was classical literature: Shakespeare, Chaucer, Dante, etc. As much as I love reading, this track was […]

Just When You Think You Know Somebody…

January 10, 2018 admin 0

I had the good fortune to spend the day yesterday in Dallas, Texas visiting with our restaurant group. I live reasonably close to the airport in Minneapolis and time my departures accordingly. I get to the main terminal to park and find out […]

Are You Serious About Loyalty?

January 1, 2018 admin 0

Most of us over a course of a career have met that charismatic leader, the one you’d follow to the ‘ends of the earth’. Many studies, including the Marcus Buckingham book First, Break All the Rules: What the World’s Greatest Managers Do Differently(Simon […]

John the Saute Guy

December 15, 2017 admin 0

Our company, like many large corporate offices not located in a downtown metro area, has a cafeteria.  It is one of the perks of working in “the Towers” as the building is known. There are the standard options: salad bar, grab-n-go sandwiches, […]