Management Tip
Treat Your Employees Like a Customer

by Ben McWhorter

In another featured article, I opined about Employee Turnover And Its Staggering Costs and today I’ll opine again… and share some ideas on how to keep your people...more

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"People buy most often because they believe that they and their problems are understood by the seller, not because the buyer was made to understand the product by an insistent salesperson."
-- -- Tony Alessandra

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4/26/2017 - Administrative Professionals Day (In your office)
Do something nice today... and hustle when you do it!

4/27/2017 - NFL Draft (NFL Network)
through April 30th.

4/28/2017 - The Healthy Living Expo (Knoxville Convention Center)
through April 29. visit their website here

5/5/2017 - Cinco de Mayo (At your favorite restaurant)
The holiday of Cinco De Mayo, The 5th Of May, commemorates the victory of the Mexican militia over the French army at The Battle Of Puebla in 1862.

5/6/2017 - Kentucky Derby (Churchhill Downs)
(Began in 1874)

5/14/2017 - Mother's Day (Call Yo Mamma)
In the United States, Mother's Day started nearly 150 years ago, when Anna Jarvis, an Appalachian homemaker, organized a day to raise awareness of poor health conditions in her community, a cause she believed would be best advocated by mothers. She called it "Mother's Work Day."

5/20/2017 - Armed Forces Day (Everywhere)
Many Americans celebrate Armed Forces Day annually on the third Saturday of May. It is a day to pay tribute to men and women who serve the United States’ armed forces. Armed Forces Day is also part of Armed Forces Week, which begins on the second Saturday of May.

5/29/2017 - Memorial Day (Everywhere)
You don't think any barbeque or beer will be consumed this weekend do you?

6/14/2017 - Flag Day (Show your colors)
On June 14, Americans celebrate the adoption of the first national flag. Also known as the "Stars and Stripes" or "Old Glory," the first American flag was approved by the Continental Congress on June 14, 1777.

6/18/2017 - Father's Day (Everywhere)
Father's Day in the United States is on the third Sunday of June. Its origins may lie in a memorial service held for a large group of men, many of them fathers, who were killed in a mining accident in Monongah, West Virginia in 1907.

6/21/2017 - First Day of Summer (Summer Solstice)
Let's twist again, like we did last summer!

7/4/2017 - Independence Day (Everywhere)
Fireworks, bar b que and inebriating agents are the order of the day.

7/27/2017 - Mick Jagger's Birthday (He will be 73 Today!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)
"What a drag it is getting old" -- Happy Birthday Mick! Mick is indubitably the real KING of Rock and Roll!

9/4/2017 - Labor Day (Summer is waning)
Labor Day was first celebrated in New York in 1882 under the sponsorship of the Central Labor Union, following the suggestion of Peter J. McGuire, of the Knights of Labor, that the day be set aside in honor of labor.

9/4/2017 - Tennessee vs. Georgia Tech (Atlanta)
Kickoff TBA

9/9/2017 - Indiana State Sycamores at Tennessee Volunteers Football (Neyland Stadium)
Kickoff TBA

9/16/2017 - Tennessee Volunteers at Florida Gators Football (Gainesville)

9/20/2017 - Rosh Hashannah (Jewish Holiday)
Head of the Jewish New Year

9/22/2017 - Fall Begins! (Autumnal Equinox)
The first day of Fall!

9/23/2017 - UMass Minutemen at Tennessee Volunteers Football (Neyland Stadium)
Kickoff TBA.

9/29/2017 - Yom Kippur Begins (Jewish Holiday)
Day of Atonement

9/30/2017 - Tennessee vs. Georgia (Neyland Stadium)
Kickoff TBA

10/9/2017 - Columbus Day (Everywhere)
No mail today!

10/14/2017 - Tennessee vs. South Carolina (Neyland Stadium)
Kickoff TBA

10/16/2017 - Boss's Day (At work)
Day, also known as National Boss Day or Bosses Day, is a time for many workers to appreciate their employers.

10/21/2017 - Tennessee vs. UAT (Toilet Town)
Kickoff TBA.

10/28/2017 - Tennessee vs. Kentucky (Lexington, Ky)
Kickoff TBA.

10/29/2017 - National Cat Day (Everywhere)
The date of National Cat Day in 2017 is on Sunday, October 29th. Founded in 2005, National Cat Day was created to bring attention to the number of cats that are need of adoption.

10/31/2017 - Halloween (Everywhere)
May the Great Pumpkin rise again.

11/4/2017 - Tennessee vs. Southern Miss (Neyland Stadium )
Kickoff TBA.

11/5/2017 - Daylight Saving Time ends ( Sunday)
Set your clocks back!

11/11/2017 - Veteran's Day (Everywhere)
Veterans Day is an official United States public holiday, observed annually on November 11, that honors military veterans; that is, persons who served in the United States Armed Forces.

11/11/2017 - Tennessee vs. Missouri (Columbia, Mo)
Kickoff TBA

11/18/2017 - Tennessee vs. LSU (Neyland Stadium )
Kickoff TBA

11/20/2017 - Last Day of Chanukah (Jewish Holiday)
The first day of Chanukah is the start of the Chanukah period, which lasts for eight days, from the 25th day of the month of Kislev to the second day of Tevet in the Hebrew calendar.

11/23/2017 - Thanksgiving (Time for turkey)
Most Americans believe that the holiday dates back to the day of thanks ordered by Governor Bradford of Plymouth Colony in New England in 1621, but scholars point out that days of thanks stem from ancient times.

11/25/2017 - Tennessee vs. Vanderbilt (Neyland Stadium)
Kickoff TBA.

12/2/2017 - SEC Championship Game (Atlanta)

12/12/2017 - First day of Chanukah (Jewish Holiday)
Chanukah is an eight-day Jewish observance that remembers the Jewish people's struggle for religious freedom.

12/21/2017 - Winter Begins! (Everywhere)
Brrrr!- shortest day of the year... the Winter Solstice.

12/24/2017 - Christmas Eve (Everywhere!)
Santa's Coming!

12/25/2017 - Christmas (Presents and Stuff)
The most widely celebrated holiday of the Christian year, Christmas is observed as the anniversary of the birth of Jesus.

12/31/2017 - New Year's Eve (Everywhere)

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