Pro Athlete Salary Contempt is Overblown

Those that know me know I really don’t care for wealth-envy. This is where people make disparaging remarks about people for no other reason than they think the object of their scorn is committing some kind of atrocity by cashing a large paycheck. People love to vilify...

Manny Machado Can Afford to Buy Lunch

I’m being sarcastic, of course, but with the super-stud shortstop/third baseman agreeing to a 10-year, $300 million contract with the San Diego Padres, he has the $30 million-per-year deal he has been seeking for more than 3 months since the World Series ended (with...
What is the right amount?

What is the right amount?

On the surface, this is funny. But once you start thinking about it, you realize how true it is and it saddens you a little. Life in corporate America can be rewarding and frustrating. One of the things I always found frustrating was the unwillingness of big companies...
Do longer hours mean greater productivity?

Do longer hours mean greater productivity?

What should be considered a good work week? Retired radio talk show host Neal Boortz, who was a lawyer before he got into the radio business, regularly opined “the 40-hour work week is for losers.” His belief was that 40 hours was what the lazy person would put in –...