The Secret Isn’t in the Sauce

I’m not sure why I got a BS in International Business and an MBA in Finance. Almost all the valuable business skills I learned, I learned at Chick-fil-A. When I began looking for a job at 16, I swore I would not work at fast-food. I was determined to find a job at Mervyn’s or another big department store. A friend was working at Chick-fil-A, so my mom decided to pick me up an application. Reluctantly I filled it out. I began turning in my applications, and when I got to Chick-fil-A, the owner asked to interview me on the spot. That’s lesson number one:¬† Continue reading

Who Will You Fly?

My trip to St Louis was an adventure to say the least…although there was a lot more waiting involved than I would have expected from an adventure. The trip started out relatively mundanely. I showed up to the airport earlier than anticipated, was thankful to be in Zone-2 boarding versus Zone-3, and had a decent seat. We boarded the plane, and within five minutes we were informed that we had to de-board as there was something wrong with the door. Continue reading