Category Archives: Gratuities

Be A Blessing to Be Blessed: Part III

  I seem to attract blessings more and more everywhere I go all the time.  Today, as I was getting coffee and some fruit before going into work, the cashier informed me that someone had paid for my order. He … Continue reading

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Be A Blessing to Be Blessed: Part II

  The unintended consequence of kindness The other morning on my way to work, I stopped at Au Bon Pain on 10th St. NW in DC across the street from my job to get a cup of coffee.  When I … Continue reading

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“That’s Above My Pay Grade”

What kind of leader would tell this to their staff? If you’re a manager with supervisory responsibilities, I sure hope you never say that to your staff. When I’m at work, it makes me want to scream whenever I hear … Continue reading

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Annie the Movie: 2014

Christmas, 2014, the all new Annie movie is due in theaters. That’s the trailer up there. It’s the remake of the 1982 version starring Aileen Quinn, Carol Burnett, and Albert Finney, which was the first film version adapted from the 1976 … Continue reading

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No More Mandatory Tips on Your Restaurant Bills?

Well, not so fast.  There’s more to it than that. It’s not a done deal that this unsavory practice will automatically go away. Let me set the stage. You’re out to eat with a group of friends, let’s say there … Continue reading

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