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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...

Image by Alexa from Pixabay "Famed investor Jeremy Grantham — known for predicting several asset bubbles in the past — says the S&P 500 is in a 'superbubble.' But peering inside his portfolio shows how he's positioning as the 'worst is yet to come.' ...

Image by Mohamed Hassan from Pixabay. "A Bed Bath & Beyond executive who plunged to his death on Friday stood accused in a lawsuit—along with activist investor Ryan Cohen—of participating in a 'pump and dump' scheme to artificially inflate the company’s value. The beleaguered home goods retailer...

[buzzsprout episode='11231979' player='true'] Today is Labor Day in the US. It feels like we all need a break from the bizarre-o world we've been in lately. A pump-and-dump scheme in the stock market is when a stock is artificially pumped up through promotion. The stock is sold...

Corporate debt = fine and a smart way to leverage the system. Personal debt = you are an immature moron incapable of managing your own life, peasant! Isn’t it funny how that works? Rules for thee, but not for me. Read this article in its entirety on...