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Declining Social Skills in the Corporate World

By Shane Joseph, published on Jan 20, 2013

I’m guessing it was around 2008, when the financial meltdown crushed many corporations that a subtle shift in social skills exhibited in the workplace began to take place. When the survivors were tasked with “doing more with less,” to an intolerable degree, the little courtesies, the “nice to have’s” as they are termed, were the first to be sacrificed.

I made the exit from corporate life for saner pastures during the meltdown. When I returned to the corporation, intermittently, as a consultant in the post-meltdown, bailout-strapped stage, I began see these changes in behaviour. My observations... (more)

Tags: financial, corporate, phone, skill, fairy, e-mail, meetings, social.

Trolling And Why Its So Popular

By XX_BenDover_63XX, published on May 21, 2012

I am a regular internet forum user and i can honestly say trolling has become a major problem. Many people no longer use sites such as Yahoo Answers and some forums due to the unwanted responses from so called "trolls". I myself do not know why such silly idiotic pastimes are seen as funny. It just comes from people without a sense of humor or any intelligence. Though trolling is an immature pointless activity it is becoming increasingly popular and is further developing into greater and more sophisticated forms. Trolling is destructive and degrading to the creative and intellectual thought... (more)

Tags: cars, politics, internet, comedy, financial

2010-11 California Budget Proposal

By Christopher Wager, published on Feb 2, 2010

In 2009, Governor Schwarzenegger along with other lawmaker’s went before the people of California with strategies to solve California’s financial problems such as the selling of state grounds and other not needed, but treasured landmarks. Adding up to the, “Robbing Peter to pay Paul”, syndrome.

This proposal was met with steep opposition, particularly from those living in Orange County, who were not willing to give up their beloved fairgrounds, and had moved to have the grounds rezoned making it worth half of what the governor had hoped to gain from the sale. (Hernandez) One of the state’s... (more)

Tags: california, budget, money, governor schwarzenegger, financial

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