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Image created by me using Canva. Well, this guy- Bill Simon- is just coming out and telling you to take your medicine, little baby. Wow. -https://fortune.com/2023/01/30/economy-layoffs-inflation-wages-prices-vicious-circle-walmart/ I've used the analogy of sit down, take your pablum, and hush. It's becoming clearer and clearer now. How can you deny...

[buzzsprout episode='12125019' player='true'] I've reported for months and months that RTO was and is an inevitable conclusion, IMO. I don't agree with it, but I don't think it's fair to put out hot air and hopium just to get likes and shares. Key topics: ✔️ With more and...

Image by Andrew Khoroshavin from Pixabay "I've been laid off from work, my rent is due, my kids all need brand new shoes. So I went to the bank to see what they could do. They said, 'Son, looks like bad luck's gotta hold on you.' Money's too tight...

https://www.fastcompany.com/90841746/after-brutal-layoffs-many-workers-say-theyre-fed-up-with-full-time-work-is-this-the-great-betrayal I'm not sure if you've noticed this - it may depend on how many of these cycles you've been through already - but: the bigger the bubble, the worse the fall after it pops. You may feel that's just a 💩 happens situation. These boom/bust...

-https://www.cnbc.com/2023/01/26/tech-jobs-hot-despite-amazon-google-meta-microsoft-layoffs.html -https://www.cnbc.com/2023/01/26/gdp-q4-2022-us-gdp-rose-2point9percent-in-the-fourth-quarter-more-than-expected-even-as-recession-fears-loom.html   Does it not seem that the current tone is: Yeah, OK. There's some bad news out there, but it's all good. Nothing to see here, people. No big deal. Everything is still fine. Is it though? On Monday, January 23rd I published the podcast episode "Bonus Episode:...

Image created by me using Canva. "Is This the Real Reason Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Microsoft Are Having Layoffs? Are 51,000 people losing their jobs because their employers want to shift the balance of power?" -https://www.inc.com/minda-zetlin/is-this-real-reason-google-amazon-facebook-microsoft-are-having-layoffs.html Oooooh. Do tell. "Is the current wave of big-tech layoffs really intended as a...

[buzzsprout episode='12119096' player='true'] On January 25th, Russell Brand published the video YOU WILL OBEY. As I've said before - in my mind, living situation feudalism + workplace feudalism = feudalism.  It's being trapped, full stop. The attitude appears to be: sit down, shut up, and just do what you're told....

Image created by me on Canva. As I've mentioned before: I'm 99.9% sure that certain platforms are downgrading my content. This is not a surprise at all. In fact, it's generally a good indication that you're telling the truth these days. With that said: I am findable!...

I was recently interviewed by the Daily Silicon Valley to talk about the tumult occurring in Big Tech. (With that said: these shenanigans will NOT remain isolated to Big Tech or Silicon Valley. We've already witnessed layoffs and quiet firing bleeding across other industries.)   Where do...

-https://www.cnbc.com/2023/01/26/as-recession-fears-loom-heres-what-to-do-with-your-money-to-prepare.html  Yeah, many Americans who think the downturn is already here are correct. I imagine a Svengali type of figure standing on stage doing a hypnotist routine: The US is not in a recession . . . the economy is fine . . . you are imagining your...