Failure Smells

Do you know someone with horrible breath? Do you work with someone who starts talking and causes you to reach for the gas mask? You know what I’m talking about, right? It’s the smell of decomposing food coming from the belly of a large, fat water mammal. Turns out that halitosis is a principal indicator…

Failure is Okay

Failure is so shitty and tough. I fail a lot. I can speak from a very personal place on this topic. Did you try? Did you take a risk? Was it stupid? Did you make a huge mistake? Are you embarrassed? Did you waste time? Did your feelings get hurt? Was it a waste of…

Paid Sick Leave

I won’t lie to you. I’m just back from a conference where an esteemed and respected colleague of mine argued against paid sick leave for restaurant workers. First of all, my associate believes that the business model of a restaurant can’t sustain a paid sick leave policy. She’s not wrong. About 80% of all restaurants…