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[buzzsprout episode='10689626' player='true'] People like influencers, gurus, and self-helpers can leave you broke. Even though they may promise you that if you spend money (sometimes money you don't have) on their programs, you will become rich and famous, 'tisnt always so. Key topics: ✔️ What is the actual...

Photo by Louis Hansel on Unsplash In keeping with the need to assign a name to everything, we now have "The Great Resistance" to describe the collision of companies who want workers butt-in-seat in the office versus workers who want to continue working from home. "The genie...

Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash On Thursday, I published a podcast episode "On Strategic Quitting, Redux" where I talked about how strategic quitting doesn't mean you have to completely give up forever. Sometimes it means you can temporarily put a goal on hold while you...

Photo by Alesia Kazantceva on Unsplash I guess it didn't take long for the handful of people who were high on the hybrid work model to burn out on it. LinkedIn published "Stop counting days in office," which you can find here: https://www.linkedin.com/news/story/stop-counting-days-in-office-5346612/. I'm not sure...

[buzzsprout episode='10649858' player='true'] I recently received some viewer mail from a person trying to make a decision on whether to keep going with a decision or call it a dead-end. It's not always easy to know if you're in a temporary dip or at a full-on...

Photo by Kevin Kelly on Unsplash. "'The punchbowl can't be sipped from for forever,' [George] Ball said, invoking the famous metaphor coined by former Fed chair William McChesney Martin, who served from 1951 to 1970." -https://fortune.com/2022/05/22/why-crypto-tech-stocks-crash-recession-dotcom-bubble/ Wow. I guess I didn't realize we were sipping from a giant...

Photo by Francesco De Tommaso on Unsplash On Friday, we hit a bear market and then dipped out of it...

Apparently, if you like the idea of a four day workweek, it might be assumed that you aren't very engaged or invested in the job. Why there is such black-and-white, all-or-nothing thinking is bizarre to me. And I wasn't hesitant to say so. I said what...

Photo by Sebastian Herrmann on Unsplash In an article that should surprise no one, LinkedIn asserts, "Workers can't escape their emails." (https://www.linkedin.com/news/story/workers-cant-escape-their-emails-5845418/) I would add tools like Zoom, Slack, Teams, etc., to that list. I don't think email takes all the blame. In the blurb, editor Gianna...