Many economists feel there will not be a significant surge in jobs before 2012. What to do? Perhaps its time to take a closer look at starting your own business. Here’s an assessment from small business consultant Pat McHenry Sullivan in an interview by Ellen Augustine.

Many workplaces are run with less consciousness than a fifth-grade playground or an eight-grade lunchroom — but with way more power for the bullies and harassers.  At the least this can create havoc for employees and everyone they impact, from …

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It’s amazing how little things can really fester, whether at work or at home. Someone speaks to us in a less than respectful tone and we jump to conclusion that they are a ‘mean’ person, or they interrupt us and …

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I used to pride myself on being an efficient multi-tasker. I occasionally bragged to my family that I could cook, speak on the phone, and listen to the radio at one time.  At work, I’ve tried to speak on the …

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Only a really nasty person would deliberately plan to create a business that’s unethical or harmful to employees, the earth and other stakeholders.  Yet, following the wisdom of the old adage, “failing to plan is planning to fail,” then failing …

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