A Non-Traditional Administrative Professional’s Day

This is the first Administrative Professionals Day that I haven't worked in a traditional office to enjoy the flowers, cards and generous spread of cookies and cakes that seem to always accompany this holiday. But I realized, that while I work in a non-traditional office, I do have an Administrative Assistant, she's just a non-traditional … Continue reading A Non-Traditional Administrative Professional’s Day

The Unexpected Savings & Costs of Working from Home

As Bennis Inc approaches its 6 month birthday, I’ve gained a good amount of life experience working from home to compile quite a curious list of unexpected ways I save money by being self-employed. Of course there are the obvious cost-savings of not having an outside office or a commute, but allow me to share … Continue reading The Unexpected Savings & Costs of Working from Home

“In Stitches” (a short story with a big influence)

I can still recall the feeling of the dewy grass between my toes. How it managed to turn my flip flops into slippery ice skates during mid July in Pennsylvania I’ll never quite understand. It was summer break and I couldn’t have been over the age of seven. During this time of year, my mother’s … Continue reading “In Stitches” (a short story with a big influence)

Another Glass of “Pinot”: A tribute to the cat made famous by WordPress

Ever since making her first appearance on WordPress in my Freshly Pressed blog post, Pinot the cat has turned into an overnight sensation. For those of you who have yet to meet her, she is the opinionated, lazy and utterly adorable office assistant at Bennis Inc. In an attempt to document the crazy antics she … Continue reading Another Glass of “Pinot”: A tribute to the cat made famous by WordPress

What I wish My College Professors Would Have Taught Me: Tardiness is Unacceptable

There are some things that can and will never be taught in the classroom. Maybe it’s because those topics are seen as too radical or have been flagged as a lawsuit risk, but truly these are the missing pieces of wisdom that leave many college grads as an incomplete puzzle with still much to figure … Continue reading What I wish My College Professors Would Have Taught Me: Tardiness is Unacceptable

What I wish My College Professors Would Have Taught Me: In the real world, you’re not expected to have every answer.

There are some things that can and will never be taught in the classroom. Maybe it’s because those topics are seen as too radical or have been flagged as a lawsuit risk, but truly these are the missing pieces of wisdom that leave many college grads as an incomplete puzzle with still much to figure … Continue reading What I wish My College Professors Would Have Taught Me: In the real world, you’re not expected to have every answer.

What I wish My College Professors Would Have Taught Me: It’s okay to NOT like everyone you work with

There are some things that can and will never be taught in the classroom. Maybe it’s because those topics are seen as too radical or have been flagged as a lawsuit risk, but truly these are the missing pieces of wisdom that leave many college grads as an incomplete puzzle with still much to figure … Continue reading What I wish My College Professors Would Have Taught Me: It’s okay to NOT like everyone you work with

What I wish My College Professors Would Have Taught Me: Group projects can be completed alone.

There are some things that can and will never be taught in the classroom. Maybe it’s because those topics are seen as too radical or have been flagged as a lawsuit risk, but truly these are the missing pieces of wisdom that leave many college grads as an incomplete puzzle with still much to figure … Continue reading What I wish My College Professors Would Have Taught Me: Group projects can be completed alone.

Radical Wisdom

Some of the best pieces of advice I’ve ever received have also helped to form a collection of the most radical and border-line inappropriate quotes I still carry with me. Although at the time, they were taken with humor (and a grain of salt), when applied to less radical and hopefully less offensive scenarios, they … Continue reading Radical Wisdom