Wisdom Ghost Stories
Bridge

Bridge

January 12, 2021

Episode #16 explores communication. Without it, we would all be in the dark. Bridge illustrates how lack of communication and silo thinking can result in disaster. It's a story from Mr. Baitenswitch: Ghost Stories to Keep You and Your Organization Alive. The story is written  by J. Thomas Sparough and read by Geralyn Hoxsey Sparough.

Number One

Number One

December 12, 2020

This episode #15 some say is about resilience. Judge for yourself. Number One illustrates how our need to win can sometimes result in unhealthy—even deadly— behavior. It's a story from Mr. Baitenswitch: Ghost Stories to Keep You and Your Organization Alive. The story is written and read by J. Thomas Sparough.

Dead Wrong

Dead Wrong

November 12, 2020

This episode #14 is about the positive value of team work. Dead Wrong illustrates how difficult work can be when colleagues don't cooperate. It's a story from Mr. Baitenswitch: Ghost Stories to Keep You and Your Organization Alive. The author is J. Thomas Sparough, and story is read by Geralyn Hoxsey Sparough.

Going Down

Going Down

October 13, 2020

This episode #13 is about balancing home and work life. Those of us who are self motivated sometimes have trouble stopping work to live other aspects of life. Going Down illustrates how difficult it is to find that balance. It's a story from Mr. Baitenswitch: Ghost Stories to Keep You and Your Organization Alive. The author is J. Thomas Sparough, and he reads this story.

Into the Light

Into the Light

September 12, 2020

This episode #12 is about doing the right thing at the right time. It is also about learning from others, both what they did right, and what they did wrong. Into the Light illustrates how difficult it is to break the cycle of poor decisions that can happen in any business. It's a story from Mr. Baitenswitch: Ghost Stories to Keep You and Your Organization Alive. The author is J. Thomas Sparough, and the story is read by Geralyn Hoxsey Sparough.

Stone Faced

Stone Faced

August 6, 2020

This episode #11 is about following the rules in life and business. It is not easy to follow rules that we don't understand, or don't believe in. Stone Faced illustrates this unfortunate truth. It's a story from Mr. Baitenswitch: Ghost Stories to Keep You and Your Organization Alive. This episode is read by the author, J. Thomas Sparough.

Cold Hearted

Cold Hearted

July 13, 2020

This episode #10 is about not getting upset about the little things in life and business. Little things often have the power to drive us crazy. Some people take advantage of this fact. Cold Hearted illustrates a common way this happens. Its a story from Mr. Baitenswitch: Ghost Stories to Keep You and Your Organization Alive. The author is J. Thomas Sparough, and the story is read by Geralyn Hoxsey Sparough.

Working Dead

Working Dead

June 12, 2020

This episode #9 is about being caught up in your work. Are you truly alive if all you care about is work? Listen to this story about Brian Tombwater and see if you would like to join his firm. Working Dead is a story from Mr. Baitenswitch: Ghost Stories to Keep You and Your Organization Alive. The author, J. Thomas Sparough reads this story.

Bottom Line

Bottom Line

May 13, 2020

This 8th episode is about work regret. Many of us wish we could do something different than our day-to-day tasks. Bottom Line is a story from Mr. Baitenswitch: Ghost Stories to Keep You and Your Organization Alive. The author’s wife, Geralyn Sparough reads this story.

Mr. Baitenswitch

Mr. Baitenswitch

April 10, 2020

This 7th episode is about anger management. We all have buttons that other people can push. When you deal with the public, you can be assured that some strange and irritating things are coming your way. Some people can drive us crazy, especially when they are dead. This story is the title piece from Mr. Baitenswitch: Ghost stories to Keep You and Your Organization Alive. The author J. Thomas Sparough reads this story.

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