Top Ten Traits of Bad Managers

Managers can be really good, really bad or somewhere in the middle. The following are the most common traits bad managers have. They play favoritism to the point that it’s obvious to everyone in the office.Managers should treat their employees like parents treat their children in that you aren’t super obvious in showing you like one more than…

Quirky Des Moines #8- University of Lawsonomy

Alfred Lawson created a few notable things in his lifetime but for the most part he has remained a relatively unknown figure in history. He created the first airliner after having a short career in baseball. He also created a college in Des Moines to spread his Lawsonomy philosophy and his Lawsonian religion. Born in London, England on March 24,…

Quirky Des Moines #7- Taking a bite out of Des Moines

It was supposed to be just another concert at the Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium. Yes, the show was performed by a rock star with an active drug problem at the time who was known for being unpredictable while intoxicated.  Even he couldn’t have predicted just one bite of what he thought was a rubber toy would end up being the thing…

Des Moines Best Thai Restaurants

Des Moines is home to quite a few good Thai restaurants.   For those who have never tried Thai food, I would suggest that you venture out of your comfort zone and give it a try.   If you do not like spicy food, the restaurant will almost always offer a star rating of one to…

Seven Places to get your Pumpkin flavor fix

You know it’s fall when all of the food items on the shelves and in restaurants features pumpkin as a prominent flavor. The following are the best places to get your pumpkin favorites without having to go to the big chains. Drake Diner– located at 1111 25th Street, the Drake Diner doesn’t make you wait…

Top Ten Foods to Try at the World Food & Music Festival

The World Food and Music Festival will be held September 16th-18th this year. The following are the best foods to try during your visit. French– French Toast Crepe at the Crepe De Luxe Café- a freshly made crepe filled with butter, cinnamon, walnuts, almonds and maple syrup. This Iowa City based restaurant also serves monkey…

Top Ten Fall Events in and around Des Moines

Summer isn’t the only season to get to go to events in Des Moines. The following are the best to go to while the weather starts cooling down and before you’ll be cooped up for the winter.   World Food and Music Festival– September 16-18- This is your chance to try foods from around the…