US companies LOVE layoffs - which is a shame because they hurt not only employees but also the company’s results - according to the research.
See why layoffs are so bad and how to avoid them - because they’re not inevitable!
Sometimes you put on your tinfoil hat… and turn out to be right.
Something so insane came along today that I just had to drop everything else and make this video. I give a little glimpse of how bad the US pension system is because it directly incentivizes companies when their employees die younger. I contrast … Continue Reading ››
Musk first 3 weeks at twitter have been characterized by chaos and cruelty all around. But why? What purpose does the senseless abuse serve?
In this video I argue that the only way it makes sense, is if Musk is trying to turn twitter into a compliant organization that will go along with anything Musk orders, … Continue Reading ››
Don't worry if you don't understand a word he says - it's still hilarious to watch this Swiss member of parliament try to make it through his very serious speech without laughing.
Discussing public policy in Dubai
Given that happy companies have significant competitive advantages, governments have a strong interest in enacting public policies that promote happiness at work in their country.
But what exactly could a government do to achieve this?
At the World Government Summit in Dubai earlier this … Continue Reading ››
The UAE's minister for happiness opens the conference.
I am back from Dubai where I spent 3 days at the World Government Summit along with 4,000 other delegates.
One theme running through the entire event was how government policies can further the happiness of citizens. I was invited … Continue Reading ››
I rarely go into politics or public policy on this blog, but I'm going to make an exeption today.
I've been following the US debate on health care pretty closely and the biggest issue currently in play is whether or not the US government … Continue Reading ››
Steve Forbes was in Denmark this week on a European tour, meeting with political and business leaders. His main message was that while Denmark has arguably the strongest economy in Europe right now, the high danish taxes are limiting our economic growth.
And danish taxes are
very high: The highest tax bracket kicks … Continue Reading ››