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There was no time for celebration. Derrick had to catch his breath. His heart raced. He was perspiring, and his deodorant wasn’t holding up to the claims made by its advertising campaign.
I can’t go to the store looking like I s*** my pants.
A Starbucks was nearby. He practically ran to it, and headed straight for the bathroom. He locked the door, splashed water over his face at the sink, and then stared in the mirror. His breathing returned to normal, but he was red in…Continue
Added by David Lucero on November 29, 2012 at 5:05am — No Comments
“Why not ask me to give you the product for free?”
In my latest novel, ‘Who’s Minding the Store?’ Derrick Payton faces customers who want him to match online retailer prices. The scenario you read in my book is all too real in every business across the country. Now why do you suppose businesses can’t match online prices?
Derrick handles the situation fine in my book. I’ve found myself explaining to customers how brick-and-mortar businesses can’t afford to match…Continue
Added by David Lucero on November 28, 2012 at 4:59am — No Comments
Time to face the Music
Time to own up to why I wrote ‘Who’s Minding the Store?’
My latest novel is a comedy about retail. The main character is an operations assistant manager who suddenly finds himself promoted to store manager on his first day after being transferred to a new store. But he has no time to celebrate when his district manager declares, “You’ve got one week…Continue
Added by David Lucero on November 22, 2012 at 6:17am — No Comments
I know I’m not the only one surprised at the piss-poor behavior we see from co-workers. It’s always the same people consistently late to work, or absent when things need to be done or when a customer needs help, all of the above. To our utter amazement it’s these same people who complain about their job, but do nothing in the way of looking for another job that would please them. At some point they even have the gall to ask for a raise, and then gripe to you when management denies them one.…Continue
Added by David Lucero on November 19, 2012 at 4:42pm — No Comments
I announced on Monday the release of 'Who's Minding the Store?' It's my 2nd published book and I'm particularly proud of this work because it's something many of us live. Here's a review by Jeff Edwards, author of The Seventh Angel'.
"Imagine the sexy hilarity of Richard Hooker's M*A*S*H, the complex political intrigue of a classic Russian novel, and the sheer wackiness of the British sitcom ARE YOU BEING SERVED? Now, imagine that all of this high-octane…Continue
Added by David Lucero on November 15, 2012 at 6:22pm — No Comments
Navigator Books in San Diego, CA has published my latest book, 'Who's Minding the Store?' Visit this link for a look at what I believe all of us will relate to.
Added by David Lucero on November 11, 2012 at 8:35pm — No Comments