Adventures in the daily life of a telecommuter.

What’s The Point?

When someone sent me a shout about Lilly Ledbetter’s story over on Digg today, I learned a few new things I thought I’d share here. If you’re not familiar with Digg, you should be. It’s a lot of fun, totally addictive and can be, occasionally, educational, too. Today, for me, it was educational.

Here’s the story a friend sent me: Digg – Goodyear Screwing Woman. Since she noted “We need 10,000 supporters by Mother’s Day to tell Goodyear consumers won’t stand for their unfair pay treatment of Lilly Ledbetter” I decided to check it out. Not only was I glad to learn about Lilly Ledbetter’s story, I was also impressed with the idea of the website where her story is now a campaign where you and I can do something about it. >>Continue reading What's The Point?

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Schools Should Do Away With Perfect Attendance Awards

Remember back in school, when there were always a handful of kids who went home after awards ceremonies with perfect attendance certificates? I’d actually forgotten about those until a few years ago when I began sitting through my own children’s end-of-the-year accolades. As an adult, I can’t help but bite my tongue every year when I see awards given to a handful of children for their perfect attendance. The mom… >>Continue reading Schools Should Do Away With Perfect Attendance Awards

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The Grass is Always Greener

NetworkWorld has an article by Ann Bednarz discussing a recent study by a management professor in the Lally School of Management & Technology at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y.,Teleworkers Can Damage Main Office Work Environment.

The study looked at 240 professional employees in a mid-sized company and found that the more teleworkers there were, the unhappier those who are left in the office tend… >>Continue reading The Grass is Always Greener

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