Management Tip
Treat Your Employees Like a Customer

by Ben McWhorter

In a recent 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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"Corporations have a lot of cats and dogs working for them. The dogs are eager, enthusiastic, good-natured team players. The cats are quiet, competent, thoughtful, even tempered individualists. Guess who gets promoted? The dog, of course.
It's a scientific fact that cats are a lot smarter than dogs. So if you want to get to the top, be smart like a cat and act like a dog.

-- from Horse Sense- Ries and Trout

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10/31/2014 - Halloween (Everywhere)
May the Great Pumpkin rise again.

11/1/2014 - Tennessee vs. South Carolina (Columbia, S.C.)
Kickoff TBA

11/2/2014 - Daylight Saving Time ends ( Sunday)
Set your clocks back!

11/4/2014 - Election Day (your voting booth)
General Election

11/5/2014 - Metro Pulse's Events Calendar (All over the place)
Want to see what's going on around town? Click here.

11/7/2014 - Knoxville Chamber's Event Calendar (Various Places)
click here for a list of events!

11/7/2014 - Knoxville Ad Fed November Program: The Story of Yellow Shoes, Disney’s in-house creative shop (Rothchild Conference Center)
Join AAF Knoxville and Will Gay, Creative Director of Yellow Shoes, Disney’s exciting, in-house creative shop, and see how the team uses the power of storytelling to share the magic of Disney with the world.

11/11/2014 - Veteran's Day (Everywhere)

11/15/2014 - Tennessee vs. Kentucky (Neyland Stadium )
Kickoff TBA.

11/22/2014 - Tennessee vs. Missouri (Neyland Stadium)
Kickoff TBA

11/25/2014 - Fantasy of Trees (Knoxville Convention Center)
The Fantasy of Trees has been a holiday tradition in East Tennessee since 1985, and this year's event marks the 28th year of this special celebration of the season. click here for more information.

11/27/2014 - 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.

11/29/2014 - Tennessee vs. Vanderbilt (Nashville, TN)
Kickoff TBA.

12/6/2014 - SEC Championship Game (Atlanta)

12/17/2014 - First day of Chanukah (Jewish Holiday)
Chanukah is an eight-day Jewish observance that remembers the Jewish people's struggle for religious freedom.

12/18/2014 - Scarborough Consumer Data Releases (Scarborough)
Data are released twice a year for Scarborough markets. Each release is a rolling 12-month average of the current and previous six months of fieldwork.

12/21/2014 - Winter Begins! (Everywhere)
Brrrr!- shortest day of the year... the Winter Solstice.

12/24/2014 - Christmas Eve (Everywhere!)
Santa's Coming!

12/25/2014 - Christmas (Presents and Stuff)
The most widely celebrated holiday of the Christian year, Christmas is observed as the anniversary of the birth of Jesus.

12/31/2014 - New Year's Eve (Everywhere)

1/1/2015 - New Year's Day (Everywhere)
Bowl Games and black-eyed peas!

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