Category: Ponderings

An argument for unions…

Next time you want to slam unions remember this: “A rising tide lifts all boats.” Even if your job is NOT union, remember that the business has to stay competitive with the union jobs in order to hire people. So a business has to offer a decent salary just to get people to sign on. …

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Dear Congress..

Dear Congress – I’m a small business owner. All of the tax cuts in the WORLD aren’t going to change the fact that until demand comes up I’m not in a position to hire someone, no matter how much I want to. If I hired someone today they would be sitting on their ass waiting …

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New car?

Saw this parked out in front of the hospital I’m working at right now. Should have been a doctor. I’ll try not to drool on it openly.

So you wanna be a consultant – Part 2

First off I’m sorry for the long delay between posts – all of a sudden I find I have more work than i know what to do with. ;-)  This is a good thing, right? So the second part of my post is: 1099-Direct This is probably the easiest type of consulting to do.  You …

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Technology as religion…

My wife and I have this ongoing argument.  To sum it up: She views technology as being the source of all evil.  Now this is funny considering the person she’s chosen to spend the rest of her life with would (will?) be at the front of the line when they start implanting bio-organic computers in …

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