Author - Paul Butler, Signal Business Contributor

Paul Butler

I’ve often wondered why “fringe benefits” are called “fringe benefits.” When something is “on the fringe,” it’s regarded as being “on the edge” and “not central” to the event or core purpose. Therefore in 2020, in a sophisticated economy and...

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Paul Butler: Working with others

We moved recently, and while connecting to our new Wi-Fi address, I noticed that one of our new neighbors had the Wi-Fi network name: “I Hate People.” I don’t...

Paul Butler: The gift exchange

Regardless of your religious beliefs, most people will have participated in a gift exchange within the last few days. The gift was purchased, and so the giver...

Paul Butler: Influencing others

I was getting dressed in the locker room after a workout this morning and I noticed the guy next to me putting his dress pants on before putting on his socks...

Paul Butler: Gratitude at work

Recently, I was reflecting on all the reasons we have to be grateful for our work in this land of plenty, and here are seven that stood out to me: 1. Biggest...