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If you don’t really care about people but you’re smart enough to know optics matter, taking a sponsorship role for the D&I initiative is a great cover. You can ignore real issues form your team by pointing to all the D&a… more

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Never split the difference. Bonuses are never ‘enough’ anyway so round them down to the nearest single digit whole number that ends in a zero.

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Radical Candor means that you personally care and are willing to engage directly.

Use language like, “I know you didn’t wake up this morning aspiring to be an idiot and I don’t want that for you. So here’s three … more

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If you’re an investor or trader, keep buying the stocks that lost you all that money in 2022. Have a bad stock that you sold rebound to new highs on you is like having an ex marry someone better than you.
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We’re approaching annual review season and it’s very important you put your 2022 goals into the system. Most of you don’t have any goals listed (10.5 months into the year) and they goals mean f*ck all… more

Create a corporate culture where feedback is seen as a gift… but only when feedback flows downhill.

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When an organization is not adequately staffed, be sure increase the number of meetings to address how to allocate people. Forcing negotiations at multiple org levels around the same decisions will ensure everyone is totally align… more

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If you’re not competent enough to solve real problems in the organization, create a few minor problems that you can solve and look like a hero.

But you have to ensure the org feels the pain of your decision befor… more

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Boss: I need you to stop challenging me on every decision.

Me: I don’t want us to have a confrontational relationship and I think we can agree something needs to change. When you make stupid decisions… more

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Never tell your wife to calm down. That won’t go well for you.

Instead, turn it into a question like “does someone need a time out?” Much less confrontational that way.

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Family vacations are a must. The house is so much quieter when my wife takes the kids out of the country.

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Make every effort to record the fireworks display tonight.

You’re sure to watch that video regularly. Unlike the last 7 years of fireworks displays you watched live through your smartphone screen.

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Hot takes on the internet- especially in anonymous apps filled with overpaid, out of touch, educated fools - is the best way to form your opinions on the issues of the day.

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Put all your money in crypto. It’s done going down.

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Read your childrens’ diaries every week. That way you know if you’re not giving them enough privacy.

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Join the Politics Bowl for mature and well reasoned discussions about the issues of the day.

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When you know the employee survey results for your business unit will be absolute dog crap, just delay the survey and claim it’s so you can conduct a more focused survey for your business unit.

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Set very low expectations for raises and bonuses this year. START NOW. No firm can beat what the market is paying for talent, so under promise with low expectations. That way people will feel grateful… more

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When people post missing dog notices on social media, ask why they’re ignoring their pet’s wishes to start a new life? It’s up to all of us to speak up when we see cases of animal slavery.

Also, that … more

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Conduct annual performance reviews with your kids and let them know their status in the family is at stake. There’s no feeling in the world that compares to seeing an 8 year old kid on a PIP turn it a… more

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How do I get promoted?

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Should I sell my Tesla stock and go all in on Rivian?

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How do I retire by next week? Need suggestions. Thank you. ✊ We in this together.

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How do I ship my mom in law back? Almost ruining our marriage and loosing the affection for my wife and kids already

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A guy who used to be on my team resigned a few weeks ago for another opportunity. I ran into his new boss socially and told them I was really impressed with how this guy was handling the drug bust and… more

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How do I get out of a date?

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Best way to get my boyfriend to propose?

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What is the best answer to “Do I look fat in this?”

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Best way to diligence a startup and the founding team?

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For those of you who faked having children during this WFH period to establish some sort of WLB or whatever other reason… how are you going to spin it when we go back to the office/ client site?

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Anyone here memorize their credit card number? What mnemonics do you use to remember it?

How should our firms deal with the constant staffing crunch this year?

what should I wear back to office?

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What’s the best way to eat a watermelon?

I want some advise on how to work for all big4 at the same time

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