Work Ethic

Nick on December 10th, 2013

Depending on which side you take in the age-old controversy about heredity versus environment, we are all either genetically inclined to become who we are, or we adapt to our surroundings as we grow. Of course, there are plenty of arguments against both claims. We’ve all seen kids that came from good families go bad […]

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Nick on June 16th, 2013

Happy Fathers Day to all the dad’s out there, whether to your biological children or to those whom you chose to love as your own. I salute you. While it may only take a simple transfer of bodily fluid to become a father, being a dad is something else entirely. Any male can be a […]

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Nick on February 12th, 2013

What ever happened to customer service in this country? The new issue of the Gypsy Journal arrived at the FedEx freight terminal in Orlando early Sunday afternoon. Monday morning I called FedEx to arrange a time to come by and pick it up, but I was told that I couldn’t get it until today because […]

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Nick Russell on February 26th, 2010

Back when I had employees, I was never a good boss, because I was too easy on people. I always wanted to be a friend to everybody who worked with me, and sometimes people think that makes you soft, and then they try to take advantage of the situation. Disciplining employees was always hard for […]

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Nick Russell on November 23rd, 2009

It really made me angry when I saw a news report the other day about the thousands of people who were displaced by Hurricane Katrina who are still living in government subsidized hotels, shelters and substandard FEMA trailers, while the Federal government twiddles its thumbs and doesn’t help them rebuild their lives. Somebody needs to […]

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