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-https://www.cnbc.com/2022/09/14/tesla-struggles-with-elon-musks-strict-return-to-office-policy.html Oh, Lord Elon. Bless your heart. "More than three months after Elon Musk’s back-to-office edict, Tesla still doesn’t have the room or resources to bring all its employees back to the office, sources say." Kudos to CNBC for calling it an "edict." Well done. "The company is now...

[buzzsprout episode='11273178' player='true'] On Monday, August 29th, CNBC told us, "Fewer Americans say they are living paycheck to paycheck as inflation begins to ease." Meanwhile, Jerome Powell's speech at The Fed's Jackson Hole meeting was published on August 26th and it tells a rather different story...

-https://fortune.com/2022/09/11/fatfire-anthesis-of-quiet-quitting-promoting-hustle-culture-financial-independence-early-retirement/ Before everyone binge-watched Tiger King at the start of the pandemic, we all watched the insane documentaries about the Fyre Festival. Just when you thought the stories couldn't get more bizarre, they definitely did. ICYMI, here's a good summary: "The Fyre Festival was a fraudulent luxury...

In a crazy case of the corporate blame game, working from home is being blamed for inflation. Good grief.   [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5IoXt6LR8Js[/embedyt]   Links: https://causeyconsultingllc.com/2022/09/02/the-ole-corporate-blame-game/ https://fortune.com/2022/09/01/washington-post-ceo-fred-ryan-blames-remote-work-poor-performance/ https://causeyconsultingllc.com/2022/09/09/the-ole-corporate-blame-game-redux/ https://seekingalpha.com/news/3880625...

Photo by Clay Banks on Unsplash Years ago, I worked for a short time at a company that was struggling. I didn't know it when I took the job and fortunately, I didn't stay very long. But one of the early signs of trouble was the...

[buzzsprout episode='11265206' player='true'] In the midst of economic and geopolitical uncertainty, how do we avoid the extremes? Things like total cynicism and pessimism versus toxic positivity / toxic optimism? Avoiding reality versus watching 24/7 news? In this episode, I discuss preparing for the future and setting your...

You’ve had your fun at home, now it’s time to come on back to the office and sit where it’s easier for us to see you and watch you and surveil you. Because, you know: culture. Now, the C Suite will continue to come and...

[buzzsprout episode='11258954' player='true'] Key topics: ✔️ ICYMI news, 9/4 - 9/9. ✔️ A zero down mortgage? What could possibly go wrong! *Gestures towards 2008* ✔️ I had a disappointing experience of prices going up so fast the store employees couldn't keep up with changing the stickers on the shelves....

Have you figured it out yet? Whatever economic 💩 storm be a'brewing, it's YOUR fault. Somehow, it's not the fault of: The state Crony capitalism Greedy corporations Unscrupulous business practices Junk loans   Noooooo way. It's YOUR fault, peons and plebs. -https://causeyconsultingllc.com/2022/09/02/the-ole-corporate-blame-game/   Yeeeppppp. And here we go again. More of...

[buzzsprout episode='11244752' player='true'] Unfortunately, economic downturns create an opening for scammers. Par exemple, there are already warnings about student loan forgiveness scams popping up. In this episode, I predict that, as we see more people treading into the insane waters of coaching, we will also see more con...