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On October 28th, Ted Bauer published: Well yes. They could but they won't. 😆 In this article, he mentions Jonah Lehrer's 2012 article from The New Yorker: Groupthink The brainstorming myth. (https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2012/01/30/groupthink) "Although the findings did nothing to hurt brainstorming’s popularity, numerous follow-up studies have come to the same...

Who can be surprised by this? Except for: Highly, highly extroverted people Milquetoast types who will always "go along to get along" Sycophants and butt-kissers People who hate their home lives and look for any escape   WHO CAN BE SURPRISED?!?! "The trend suggests that the transition back to...

IMO, part of what’s being telegraphed in Pichai’s comment is exactly that. It’s as if to say, “Hey look. I hope you are watching the news and the markets and the overall economy because, uh, it ain’t lookin’ real good out there.”   Read this in its...

[buzzsprout episode='11550940' player='true'] Key topics: ✔️ ICYMI news, 10/23 - 10/28. ✔️ The Dollar Tree is the $1.25 tree with some items now $3, $5 & $7. Even the discount stores are not very discount anymore. ✔️More and more neighborhoods showing economic distress. I drove by a neighborhood that was built...

https://features.marketplace.org/why-no-ceo-went-jail-after-financial-crisis/   It's complicated LOL. Is it though? I don't think so. Corporate ethics for the plebs and peons, but not for the fat cats! Rules for thee, but not for me. https://www.comicsands.com/canopy-employees-multiple-jobs-stealing-2658505007.html Bell's LI post is above. "At no point did Bell consider that people have many reasons for why...

[buzzsprout episode='11547794' player='true'] On September 28th, I bucked the social media trend and told you that GM walking back its RTO mandate was temporary. It didn't represent a total capitulation on RTO in favor of WFH. Instead, IMO, it was a temporary stop-gap for people to...

https://www.cnbc.com/2022/10/24/more-americans-live-paycheck-to-paycheck-as-inflation-outpaces-income.html Make up your mind, CNBC. Which is it? https://www.cnbc.com/2022/08/29/fewer-americans-live-paycheck-to-paycheck-as-inflation-starts-to-ease.html   Our media talks out of both sides of its mouth, I swear.   So . . . that escalated. This is one reason why I think it’s important to ignore what the fat cats say. Usually, it’s either hot air or...