DO WHAT MATTERS MOST

Do what matters most. I once wrote a book with that title. It took me more than 600 pages to wade through some extreme complexity to get to the profound simplicity of the four things that do matter most—Family, friends, fun and work. In this spirit, I am thinking my way back to the middle […]

21 Peculiar Human Tendencies

We humans can be very peculiar doing odd things at times. Consider the following nonsense that most people have been caught doing at one time or another: 1. We insist on claiming multi-tasking abilities even though we know from experience that you can’t get very far carrying two watermelons with one hand, usually gracing the […]

THE FCRA REVISITED AGAIN

As most readers know, employers are permitted to use consumer reports when screening employment applicants and when evaluating employees for promotion, reassignment, or retention purposes—as long as they comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). FCRA (Public Law No. 91-508) Sections 604, 606, and 615 which spell out their responsibilities and the methods for […]

HOW TO WRITE A BOOK’S FOREWARD

As the author of more than twenty books, I know the importance of a good foreword. The book’s foreword offers introductory remarks about the book’s subject and/or scope of a book, something about the author, and why the foreword’s contributor thinks the book is important or useful. The foreword preceds the body of the text […]

INVESTIGATING WHISTLEBLOWER COMPLAINTS PART II

In March 2009, Bernard Lawrence Madoff pleaded guilty to 11 federal felonies and admitted to turning his closely held wealth management business into a massive Ponzi scheme that defrauded thousands of investors of nearly $65 billion dollars.i Allegedly, Madoff began the Ponzi scheme in the early 1970s making it one of the longest run and […]