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Sometimes things fall in my lap that I don’t even realize I am looking for. A few months ago, I got an email from Owen Sartori, a cube-dwelling computer programmer-turned full time musician from Minneapolis.  He said: "Hi Pam!  I love your blog and wrote a song that you might really enjoy.  It could be […]

Business 101

After yesterday’s post about Grand Canyon University, the new college focused on entrepreneurship, my Dad sent me this cartoon. (I don’t have the source, but knowing him, it is most likely from The New Yorker) It was too funny not to share, given the topic of this blog. Thanks Dad! P.S.  My Dad has read […]

Every once in awhile I look at the referral source for visitors to this blog.  If they are a result of a Google search, I often find some great sibling sites.  I found this wonderful illustration of My private cubicle by Frank Wu from the search "trapped in a cubicle picture."  He captures the angst […]

Every once in awhile I look at the referral source for visitors to this blog.  If they are a result of a Google search, I often find some great sibling sites.  I found this wonderful illustration of My private cubicle by Frank Wu from the search "trapped in a cubicle picture."  He captures the angst […]

Death by cubicle

In his gripping post Death by Cubicle, Matthew Sheahan captures the spirit, mood, despair and insanity felt by some people trapped inside Cubicle Nation.  Exerpts: "Sometimes I think that I will suffer a death by cubicle. Not that the place where I work presents any mortal danger. If the walls of my cubicle collapsed and […]

Cuba libre!

My friend Michael cracked me up with this sign-off after he read this blog … CUBA LIBRE! Translated from Spanish, it means "Free Cuba," and I believe it refers to the fight for Cuban independence.  Although I don’t drink, I know it is also a mixture of rum and coke. I feel it is a […]

A short search on Google led me to a tribe of Cubicle Nation inhabitants.  In their words, "For the denizens of the millions of beige boxes around the world. Like mice in lab cages, neatly laid out side by side, you will find us. We have photos of our families and pets hung with small […]

I have been doing a lot of thinking about my ideal client these days as I ponder the next phase of my business. After simmering on this for the last couple of weeks, it suddenly hit me: I want to free the prisoners of Cubicle Nation! Cubicle Nation was not even a term that I […]