Showing posts from July, 2012

Listen to this...

Later this summer Mr. Beers and Mr. Bobo will go on vacation. We will be cruising and sightseeing a little bit. It’s something we’ve done before. On a previous cruise I noticed that the background music onboard the ship seemed a little bland. It was a little generic for my taste. This year I decided to try something. Last week I mailed the event planners a package of ten CDs of music of various genres by a myriad of artists that I had personally selected and deemed worthy of being the fabulous soundtrack for our vacation. I included a note explaining my intention, with a disclaimer saying that at the very least "someone in the office would have some new music to enjoy."

Maybe you know this about me and maybe you don’t: I like to force my taste in music on other people. It’s not quite as bad as it sounds. I try to do it in a nice way. I like to make "mix tape" CDs for my friends and family. On more than one occasion, I’ve gone so far as to buy friends iPod shuffles…

"Are you ready to order?"

There was a time when people talked about the "shuns." People out and about in the dating scene. My single friends sometimes complained that they were having a hard time finding someone who met their requirements - someone with all three "shuns:" an educa-shun, transporta-shun, and an occupa-shun. It’s one of those things that sounds pretty clever when you first hear it... And then I decided to try to adapt a similar mantra for my own purposes. And I did.  The three C's.

Whenever I have the opportunity, I enjoy stressing the importance of the three C’s to W. D. Deli employees. My three C’s are: Urgen-C, Accura-C, and Courte-C.... You get the idea. The urgency factor for the deli is very important. A large number of our customers come to us for their lunch hour, and it’s important that we take their order and serve their food to them in a timely manner so that they can get back to work just as quickly as needed. The accuracy part is equally important. We need to…