Monthly Archives: January 2006

Hit ‘Em Where They Ain’t

“I keep my eyes clear and I hit ’em where they ain’t.” “Wee Willie” Keeler Hall of Fame Baseball Player (1872–1923) Back in the days when I had a job, I did a fair amount of hiring. Ours was a large, decentralized company, and as the hiring manager for an open position, I would do everything from writing the job description to placing the ad to interviewing the candidates. (Interestingly, one of my first, “This Internet thing is going to […] Click to read more…

 

Take Your Foot Out Of Your Word Of Mouth

For reasons that I frankly can’t remember, I volunteered to coach my son Evan’s basketball team this winter. It’s not a huge time commitment, however as someone whose involvement with organized basketball (i.e. referees, scoreboards, fans) came to a screeching halt midway through the Carter administration, I’ve found myself scrambling these last few weeks trying to pull things together. (By the way, If you’ve got a simple offensive strategy you could send to me that would work well for 12 […] Click to read more…