Fun places to work. Remember the Fotomat Store?

O   It’s the smallest United States Post Office (so the sign says). It’s down in Alligator Alley in Florida. It kinda reminded me of the Fotomat store. Are you old enough to remember the Fotomat store? I worked in a Fotomat store for a brief period of time; about two weeks; if that long. Being confined in a space not bigger than the picture above was enough to drive me crazy. And when the senior citizen hit the building, at 5 mph fortunately, it was more than enough to say “Outta here!” But it got me thinking about all the different places people work. They work in coffee shops, bars, hotel lobbies, parks, poolside, in traditional offices, home offices, their car, on buses, on trains, on the beach. People work above ground and below ground. I can go on and on. What’s the worst location you have worked? The best? The oddest? The most fun? The one that energized …

And the INCONVENIENCE at America’s Most Convenient(?) Bank continues

Below is a copy of an email sent to Joe Culos, SVP of Something at TD Bank Dear Joe, Perhaps you’ll remember me. We spoke last month about all of my inconveniences and bank errors since transferring four accounts to TD Bank; my favorite being cash deposits that were held and frozen by your “back office”; the people that no one outside the back office are allowed to contact voice-to-voice. Well the stupidity and inconvenience continues. TD Bank either has the most sophisticated banking system, the most screwed-up banking system, Training and Customer Service Departments that need to get their act together or people who are just worried about volume and numbers; and not customers. I’ll let you choose the scripted answer. But since you’re the Sr. VP of I Might Actually Have A Clue of What is Going On I am now turning to you. I have a simple …