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[buzzsprout episode='11354166' player='true'] Another prediction vindicated. Sadly. I have been warning you for months on my blog and on this podcast (as well as anywhere else that will listen) that, IMO, the labor market is being used as a straw man. Looky over here at this hawt job market! Why, we couldn't...

[buzzsprout episode='11295165' player='true'] Do Gooder Fatigue? 😆 Key topics: ✔️ How many managers have you had that you felt were a true breath of fresh air and a bright spot in your day? ✔️ If you made a job change during The Great Resignation was it more about money...

Quitting doesn't always mean that you give up on a goal forever. Sometimes it can mean that you sit on the sidelines temporarily and wait for more favorable conditions to emerge. [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5UHTzoWJCCw[/embedyt]   Links: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1125110/10349441 https://www.buzzsprout.com/1125110/10649858 https://www.inc.com/david-finkel/seth-godin-says-to-be-successful-you-should-quit-heres-why.html   Video created by Pictory. All images are provided and licensed with paid subscription....

Photo by Jornada Produtora on Unsplash "Chief executives are leaving in record numbers this year, with more than 1,332 stepping aside in the period from January through the end of October, according to new data released on Wednesday. While it's not unusual to see CEOs fleeing...

This is one reason why I think it’s important to ignore what the fat cats say. Usually, it’s either hot air or intentional misinformation, IMO. Watch what they do. If they are patting you on the head and saying, “Now, now. Everything’s gonna be just fine” as...

[buzzsprout episode='11305995' player='true'] Key topics: ✔️ ICYMI news, 9/12 - 9/16. ✔️ Corporate America is rapidly transitioning from the carrot to the stick. No more free coffee or niceties. Git'cher butt back in that cube! ✔️ Is a white collar recession coming? *Looks around*  Is it not already here? ✔️...

-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...