When it’s time to take your business elsewhere, here’s the right way to exit

Can we talk about the end? It’s that moment when you say, “That’s it. I’m taking my business elsewhere.” And you mean it. Read more “When it’s time to take your business elsewhere, here’s the right way to exit”

No, you’re not entitled to that. Here’s why.

Can we talk about entitlement?

I know you want to. I see your comments on this site. Many of you think the readers who run to us for help have, as you put it, “entitlement issues.” Read more “No, you’re not entitled to that. Here’s why.”

What a great idea! Honor your crew — wear a tie when you fly

Yesterday’s rant about rude passengers in my MSNBC column drew a suggestion from a reader that I wanted to share with you. It came from James Phillippe, who, like many of us, is tired of air travelers who misbehave.

He writes,

I have experienced the inconsiderate traveler many times. I don’t have a forum to say or do anything about this bad behavior. So I have decided to tell others what I am going to do. I have decided to always wear a tie when I am flying to honor the hard-working flight crews and tell them why I am wearing it.

I have decided to make it a bright red one so others won’t miss it. Please forward this idea to other guys and help me spread the word. I don’t know what to ask the girls to wear, but maybe a red bow would be good.

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