This is such a confusing topic.  How much should you tip?  Who do you tip?  What are the rules?  What are your standards?  Why does tipping seem to happen in the shadows? How are tips distributed amongst the staff?

I share numerous examples of my own journey as a person that originally was jaded by the idea of tipping.  Even as an employee that received tips, I was perplexed by the whole idea and wondered why the system needed to exist this way.  But I evolved tremendously due to 2 significant events in my life.  I share those stories in this podcast along with some of my own challenges, sometimes hypocrisy and much more.  We also explore the attempts of business owners and government to try to create a better system.

Help me understand!  Open invitation to people in service industry to join me in a podcast episode to explore this topic further.

I also get into a number of other issues including The Fish Market, Living Wage, Richard Rider,  Mama Cella’s, Rancho Bernardo, Lee Hacksaw Hamilton, Jose Altuve, DJ LeMahieu, Houston Astros, New York Yankees, World Series, Jennifer Klein, Synanon, Tulsi Gabbard, Hillary Clinton, Russian Asset, minimum wage, Butte, Nashville, Memphis, New Orleans, Rick Steves, Old Town Trolley, Uber, San Diego Airport, Fresh Out the Barbershop, Vintana, Escondido, Poway, Lexus, Danny Meyer, Union Square Hospitality Group, Agern, New York, Le Pigeon, Portland, University of California, Irvine, Richard McKenzie, Initiative 77.

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Referenced Articles:

9 Situations to Tip Your Uber Driver: https://www.businessinsider.com/tip-uber-lyft-driver-when-2019-10

Is It Time to Rethink the Rules of Tipping?: https://www.consumerreports.org/tipping/is-it-time-to-rethink-the-rules-of-tipping-etiquette/

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