26 results for author: William Hascall
A single candle can be seen for miles.
The Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) is a concept which was slowly developed by management to create clear rules for employees to follow for a specific set of circumstances.
Growing up I understood that adults lived in a very different world than kids. While both adults and kids had responsibilities, they were different.
It was sometime in 1988 when I became involved in my first organization outside of school.
Education helps everyone improve their lives as well as the lives of their families, and having everyone at a basic level of education helps us as a society as a whole.
Spam email is so insulting on so many levels, however I recall someone’s comment that compared the Internet to the Wild West... and that is really insulting to the Wild West!
Have you walked into a store and found the layout makes less sense? How about running a computer software upgrade and then having to find where your most useful features have wandered off to? These can be minor annoyances to people who are not mobility, mentally or visually impaired but if you suffer from one or more of these disabilities, these changes can be downright frustrating or may make it impossible to complete a task.
The term “ambassador” goes back to the 14th century, but the idea of sending emissaries to other countries to help in assuring international cooperation goes as far back as we have had nations.
I know people who do not know how to change a tire, or even how to check the oil. This so aggravates me. Let's take a complex system, ignore the complexity and treat it like a black box. This is absolutely a recipe for disaster. I see this problem with cars, technology and with our government.
Since I was a young child I was fascinated by pyrotechnics. While the chemistry of fireworks is fascinating, and the artistry that goes into creating the visual display is impressive, I have never really cared for the volume of the resulting booms. While I personally have never been in a war zone, I think about all the friends and family that have and imagine how hard it is for some of them to deal with a display which could look and sound something like a battleground. So, during this celebratory season around the 4th of July, I often think about the people I know who have fought for our country. I would like to share one of those stories with you ...