Warehousing Violence, Walking the Walk
It can happen like a flash fire. You’ve seen it before. The population has been nervous for days. It’s been quiet this morning. But you smell the fear. This morning you talked to your people but no one is letting you know anything. They have that closed-face sly look. The wary look,...
Friends in High Places – Moving Up the “Down Ladder”
The ladder to job security goes up, and it goes back down. You are either going up that ladder or going down. Maybe you are doing fine, a few rungs up the ladder. One day BAM. Your company fires half it’s employees, and there you go… slipping back down the rungs you worked so very hard...
Knowledge Becomes Money
The Philosopher’s Stone was the goal of all ancient alchemists. What on earth does this have to do with your new training, or your new degree? In centuries past, Alchemy was a pseudo-science— the ultimate dream of Alchemists was a fusing of metals that would, like King Midas’ touch,...