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The Paycheck Olympics
Sadly, employers are required to pay their employees a certain amount of money for their efforts, usually twice monthly, depending on what their contract says. As much as paying out goes against everything we stand for, we respect the need to stay under the radar of the government and banks, ...
Hockey Game – Part 2: Stripped
In this second half of the two part series on FailRun's trip to the arena, I will wrap up our night, and give some important points about leadership. When the hockey game was completed and I finished off humping an employee and taking other people's money to tip the waitress, I ...
Destitution through Acquisition
There is no better way to fake the success of your business than to absorb another one. Obtaining the assets of other companies is an excellent way to lower the overall value of both companies while giving shareholders, employees, and customers the illusion that you are doing something great. Before we ...
How to give an amazing corporate presentation
So you've bid for a contract and been informed that your company will need to make an appearance in person to present the company and the proposal. This is usually ranked and compared against your competition in the bidding process. You'll need to do this a number of times each year, so it's ...
Motoring into Bankruptcy – Part 1
Since their inception, the automobile has been a status symbol. A sleek, high-performance car exudes success and class. In this series of articles, I will take you through getting yourself off of the high horse and into the driver's seat on the road to plummeting corporate prosperity. Generally speaking, there are ...
There is no better way to fake the success of your business than to absorb another one. Obtaining the assets of other companies is an excellent way to lower the overall value of both companies while giving shareholders, employees, and customers the illusion that you are doing something great. Before we can get started with this great tactic, let’s take a look at how to select the right company to take over. All you need to do is follow these three simple steps: 1. Look for companies that are similarly aligned but of little strategic value to your organization. In [ Read More ]
So you’ve bid for a contract and you’ve been informed that your company will need to make an appearance in person to present the company and your proposal. This is usually ranked and compared against your competition in the bidding process. This is something you’ll need to do a number of times each year so its good to know how to give an amazing presentation that will blow the socks off your client and win that contract without promising a single thing.
One of the hardest things about running a company is not knowing what my employees are working on throughout the day. Instead of putting competent managers in place I gave those paper-pushing jobs to my buddies from high school so we can party in Tijuana on our ‘business retreats’. This is great, but it means the code monkeys will be writing code aimlessly unless they think someone is managing them.
Vacation time… the 2 weeks your employees will be looking forward to when things are looking down. They’ve been dealing with alot and they can’t wait to take some seemingly well-deserved time off. As an educated executive however, you know that giving employees time off is something you would rather not do. Read more to find out how you can make their time off work for you.