On Child-Men

March 20, 2011

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This morning I came across an AOL article about what Kay Hymowitz calls “Child-Men.” Her new book, “Manning Up,” can be found here on Amazon.
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Time for Mom

March 10, 2011

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Nothing positive comes in life without a sacrifice. Owning a pest control company is one of them. Creating a successful company requires an enormous number of hours of blood, sweat and tears. Blood is spilled in terms of the stressed family relationships as you pour yourself into the business. Sweat beyond belief is extended as you play field and office chief cook and bottle washer. Tears like you wouldn’t believe are felt when you realize that you have hired people who you may not be able to trust, people who don’t care, who damage your business (sometimes willfully) and all of whom go on the chopping block to save your business.

But today my thoughts are on my mom. Read the rest of this entry »


Unionized Pest Control – Could it happen?

March 5, 2011

Unions are in the news these days with a frontal assault coming from newly elected governors who have promised to drastically trim the costs of government and remove the noose that has been placed around it by unions that can and do bring public services to a stop. In Wisconsin, public employees have taken over the capital as the call for general strikes by public workers go out.
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