Retailers’ Sick Leave and Airlines’ Cancellation Policies are Killing Us

Ok, that is a controversial headline. But it’s true. Hear me out.

(Source: Mother Nature Network)

In the 1990s I was a junior executive at a company that sponsored a major conference. I was a key planner and facilitator, so I was compelled to go. Problem was, the day before I was scheduled to depart, I got sick. Common cold I thought, but it could have been the flu. Bottom…