Podcast – The Uncomfortable Truth – Episode 56: Please Press 1 for Intelligent Life

The ridiculous machinations employed to avoid talking to customers, what number do I press to end it all?  Who actually finds this to be a useful way to interact with a business?

Podcast – The Uncomfortable Truth – Episode 55: The Best of Times

Are these good times or bad? I clarify the question and provide the answer.  This should provide just a little bit of perspective.

Podcast – The Uncomfortable Truth – Episode 54: Certitude

We’re absolutely certain, and quite often wrong, because we refuse to listen while we’re so certain.  So, how certain are you?

Podcast – The Uncomfortable Truth – Episode 53: Teachers’ Unions

When the student isn’t seen as the customer, the student isn’t served well, and neither are we.  Have these teachers’ unions really achieved anything?

Podcast – The Uncomfortable Truth – Episode 52: Presentism II

Was Columbus a good guy or not? Should we play Wagner’s music, even though he was an anti­-Semite? Can you be an outstanding talent and also a lousy person?  Sometimes even “presentism” isn’t in the present.

Podcast – The Uncomfortable Truth – Episode 51: Who Guards the Guardians?

Wherein we examine who can curtail the power of those who exert unfair and inappropriate power by dint of their positions.  Isn’t it important for us to ask who’s in charge of the people in charge?

Podcast – The Uncomfortable Truth – Episode 49: Why We Eat Our Young

The endemic cynicism and pessimism of so many people remind me of alligators who habitually eat their own offspring.  Have you noticed that many of us search for bad news and seem to believe that things are never good enough? Let’s put things back into perspective.

Podcast – The Uncomfortable Truth – Episode 48: Talent and Numbers

If you don’t have a critical mass, you’re not going to find critical talent.  When you don’t have enough numbers in a company, or a city, or a country – the result is this…

Podcast – The Uncomfortable Truth – Episode 47: Napoleon Hill and I

This podcast discusses my indirect association with Napoleon Hill through my old boss, and why thinking alone won’t make you rich.  Think and grow rich? Not so fast.