Now that it really is Christmas and not December 23rd, Merry Christmas to all and to all some good laughs! And what are you doing on my blog? Go spend some time with our loved ones already and I don’t mean on Facebook!Details
Merry Christmas! I hope everyone eats lots of pie and opens lots of presents!
Happy Video Thursday friends! Video Thursday is my own invention to remind you that I always post videos on Thursdays, but Throwback Thursday, I’m told by people cooler than me, is an actual thing! So here’s a video I made way back in 2011 that still happens to be hilarious, and unlike back then, I…Details
Here at JeffHavens.com, we ask the hard questions, like what the heck is a keynote speaker?! Watch this video to find out!
Work is prison. I’ve said it before, and I’ll keep saying it until we all return to the grub-hunting, berry-picking ways of our blissfully happy ancestors. Have you ever hunted a grub? You should. It’s a lot more fun than compiling a spreadsheet. The point is, I know you don’t like your job. You know…Details
Greetings, people of the Internet! This week’s video is about my How To Get Fired! presentation and book. The book will be on sale during the holidays for only $10 with shipping included. I know, I know, you LOVE paying shipping costs but 10 is my favorite number so that’s the price. How To Get…Details
Gina! Congrats Gina! Your copy of How To Get Fired! will arrive shortly. Thanks to everyone who entered our Thanksgiving caption contest, the submissions were great and we had a hard time picking a winner. Check back next month for our holiday edition of the caption contest!Details
November 30 is Small Business Saturday. As a small business owner myself, I’m thrilled that we have a whole entire day to celebrate our awesomeness. I am planning to feel better about myself this Saturday than I have all year. However, the fact that we have an official day implies that the other 364…Details
Jeff Havens here, and below is a video I made for another edition of “ASK ME STUFF!” Today Nicholas wants to know if he should apply for a job even though he doesn’t meet all of the requirements in the job description. If you’re a job seeker (and let’s face it, aren’t we ALL job…Details
It’s coming. Thanksgiving weekend is officially upon us. You’ve got a few glorious days of gluttony left, and then people are going to start asking what your New Year’s resolutions are. Don’t get mad at them, though; they’re only asking because somebody asked them. Soon, all across the country, people are going to pretend to…Details
Welcome to the fourth episode in our Generational Warfare video series. These videos are based on Jeff’s Us Vs. Them generational presentation. In this episode, Jefferson Jeffingham the IV (old person) and Mandy (young person) might FINALLY learn the secret to getting along.
Leave a comment with a creative caption for this photo and you could win a copy of my book How To Get Fired! Make sure to comment by 10pm on November 28, 2013. Click here to read the rules and entry requirements! This contest is now CLOSED! There will probably be another caption contest soon so check…Details
Thank you, Bernard Marr! Your recent article about the fundamental uselessness of HR departments is exactly the kind of myopic polemic that makes my own articles more or less write themselves. I was stressing out today about what to write, and you just dropped the whole thing in my lap. Thanks again! In case you’re…Details
Hello friends! Here’s another guest post from Amanda. Enjoy! – Jeff Havens Growing up I was convinced that being a quitter was bad. Even the word “quitter” sounded terrible, like “moist” or “underemployed”. And I didn’t want to be a moist, underemployed quitter. Quitting was so not me – or so I thought. I remember…Details
Welcome to the third episode in our Generational Warfare video series. These videos are based on Jeff’s Us Vs. Them generational presentation. In this episode, Jefferson Jeffingham the IV (old person) and Mandy (young person) debate sports, business, and Wikipedia. Watch all of the episodes of Generational Warfare here! Want to win a copy of Jeff’s book How To Get Fired?…Details
If you know me at all, then you won’t be surprised to learn that I decided to read an article entitled “Whose Feet Are Those?” Unfortunately, it wasn’t an article about a mysterious rash of stray feet showing up in unexpected locations. Instead, it was a New York Times article about travel etiquette, written just…Details
Well, it finally happened. After choking and gasping for far longer than anyone thought was possible, Blockbuster has finally decided to die. It was an ugly death, slow and painful, which is exactly the kind of demise every business owner should be striving for. After all, why sell at a profit when you could watch…Details