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Ken is a Past President of the Florida Speakers Association and a member of the National Speakers Association. He’s a proud member of the Last Minute Speaker Florida Network. People around the world listen to his award-winning podcast, The 2 Minute Takeaway. Ken is also know for his weekly column, The Whiner of the Week... | more about Ken
Jun, 26 2017

Vacation Frustration: When Work Invades Your Time Off

By | 2017-06-26T16:03:27+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Categories: Articles by Ken Okel|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A new study suggests that you may experience what I call vacation frustration during your time off from work. The research, from Fierce Inc., found that 58% of respondents say [...]

Jun, 22 2017

Afghanistan Camouflage is The Whiner of the Week

By | 2017-06-22T14:11:58+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Whiner of the Week|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A poor fashion decision about Afghanistan camouflage is our Whiner of the Week. The problem will cost U.S. taxpayers more than $28 million. This revelation was recently made public in [...]

Jun, 15 2017

Airline Complaints are The Whiner of the Week

By | 2017-06-15T16:01:22+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Categories: Whiner of the Week|Tags: , |0 Comments

Airline complaints earn The Whiner of the Week as an industry appears to be in a customer service tailspin. The U.S. Department of Transportation has just released data that shows [...]

Jun, 12 2017

Human Resources Policies: Problems and Opportunities

By | 2017-06-12T20:47:04+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Categories: Articles by Ken Okel|Tags: , |Comments Off on Human Resources Policies: Problems and Opportunities

Human Resources policies can shape an organization but also limit its potential. Recently, I took part in an online chat about various HR rules. My takeaway was a growing sense [...]