Monthly Archives: December 2011

What is your legacy?

On December 12 my father passed away at the age of 92 after a career that took him to the level of Vice Chairman of the Board of a Fortune 500 corporation. In thinking back over the time we had together I was presented with a picture with two side… Continue reading

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Driving the HR 500: Achieving HR Excellence through Six Sigma 2012 Dates

Daniel Bloom & Associates, Inc. will be presenting its look at six sigma for the HR space at the following locations at this time during 2012 with more dates coming: February 7-8 Pensacola State College Pensacola, FL February 22-23 Santa Fe Colleg… Continue reading

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Help possibly on the way

Associated Press reported this afternoon By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | The Associated Press Published: December 15, 2011Updated: December 15, 2011 – 4:41 PM ? 10 Comments | Post a Comment NEW ORLEANS — A Chinese drywall manufacturer has agreed to pay hu… Continue reading

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IRS releases 2012 Mileage Rates

For business use of an automobile remains at 55 ? cents per mile. For medical or moving expenses, it is 23 cents per mile (a half-cent decrease from the second half of 2011). For services to charitable organizations, the rate (which is set by stat… Continue reading

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Back to the Future

I opened the paper today and read where several organizations announced that they were cutting staff in order to control costs. In the same time span I saw several posting in the social media space which stated that C-suite office holders are sayi… Continue reading

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Expectations vs. Real World

I just returned from a hurried flight to New York due to a family medical emergency. I flew out of Tampa on Delta on a typical plane leaving the airport non-stop. Coming back we flew on US Airways and expected the same type of aircraft. When I arr… Continue reading

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