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Worthless Piece of Paper

15 Jul
July 15, 2015

Hey Kids, for today’s TommyLog I want to share with you whats it’s like to find out your efforts are worth nothing. Today I received my final ESOP, Employee Stock Option Plan, share information in the mail from my 4 year stint at HC Miller.

What is an ESOP yo ask, well you can either Google it or keep reading. An ESOP is unlike corporations where the profits benefit shareholders, the profits in an ESOP benefit the employee shareholders. Well I was wooed away from my 14 year position at Banta / RR Donnelley to help build something great at Miller.

Well without getting too dirty, things were a lot better on paper than it appeared. Some people got millions and as you can see, I got zero. I sure met some of the GREATEST people i have ever met and worked with, but at the end of it all, as far as building up the Clifford retirement empire, I got zero.

I trusted the wrong people –


TommyLog – Goodbye HC Miller

02 Apr
April 2, 2014

TommyLog  – Goodbye HC Miller

Well kids, the time has come to move on and say my goodbyes to the GREAT people at HC Miller. Four years of learning, laughing and struggles under my belt and I’m off to a new adventure. So many new friends and people to me… SO EXCITING!

My life is so blessed to be surrounded by many many great people.

Onward and upward kids…LETS DO THIS!


TommyLog – Have a Plan!

10 Oct
October 10, 2012

How many of you fly by the seat of your pants? Sometimes blowing in the wind is just fine, but when it comes to work and taking care of your family, blowing around may not cut it. I just love my work. I love when I’m told about a  plan. BIG PLAN, H U G E Plan! I love it when my name is mentioned in the plan, well not just mentioned but embedded in the plan. E X C I T E D ! ! ! !

Do you have a plan? Life runs so much better when you are part of a plan.

TommyLog – Build Something Big

01 Oct
October 1, 2012

I love what’s happening at work. I love the fact that i’m helping build something big. New leadership brings fresh air and brings new opportunities. I’m so glad to be aboard!

TommyLog – Change at The Mother Ship

28 Sep
September 28, 2012

Some GREAT new things are happening at HC Miller. We have new leadership to help take this company to levels never seen before. I’m so jazzed about these new developments and whats in store for Tommy in the next few months and years!