Mon, 8 August 2016
Bruce Weinstein Ph.D. is the President and CEO of The Ethics Guy. He is a contributor to Bloomberg Businessweek Management blog and Fortune Magazine’s Leadership Channel online. He became enamored with Plato’s Republic, especially Plato’s allegory of the cave which led him down the path of philosophy. Today, Bruce helps people determine which qualities they should develop for their careers, companies to test the character of possible employees and employees to align their goals with their company’s mission statement and core values. He is the author of several books including Ethical Intelligence: 5 Principles for Untangling Your Toughest Problems at Work and Beyond and The Good Ones: 10 Crucial Qualities of High Character Employees.
[3:16] Jason summarizes the concepts of Steven Covey’s character ethic and the personality ethic.
[10:38] A long time ago, your individual code of ethics could give you a long-term, sustainable business today but not today.
[12:29] Information about the Software event and the Venture Alliance trips in September.
Dr. Bruce Weinstein Guest Episode:
[15:57] Bruce was blown away by how dramatic and entertaining philosophy was when reading Plato’s Republic that he decided to make his career in it.
[19:53] Bruce’s opinion about the business world and whether it is it more or less ethical than 20 or 30 years ago?
[24:14] What are the are two approaches to doing ethics in a person’s life?
[29:33] A CEO told 60 minutes last year, businesses hire for competence but fire for character.
[31:33] Bruce’s new book, Ethical Intelligence includes tips for evaluating a person’s character: during an interview.
[37:32] Do large companies value ethics beyond the legal requirements?
[39:50] Successfully multi-tasking at more than one thing at a time is a technology driven myth.
[47:22] Send Bruce Weinstein an email describing what you believe to be the most important quality of an employee is will receive a free audio book.
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Fri, 5 August 2016
CW 709 FBF - Why the US Dollar Will NOT Collapse with Joel Skousen Publisher of the ‘World Affairs Brief’
Joel Skousen is a survivalist author and retreat consultant. He’s the author of, “Strategic Relocation–North American Guide to Safe Places.” Skousen discusses how our world becoming less stable because of a coming shortage in commodities.
He then gives the best and easiest places to relocate to and how people can relocate if they have work or family ties. Last March, Joel walked away with just slight injuries from the crash of his Glasair kit plane. He shares that experience.
(4:36) Introducing Joel Skousen
Wed, 3 August 2016
CW 708 - Christian Stadler - Brexit & Real Estate, Enduring Success: What We Can Learn from the History of Outstanding Corporations, Refi ‘Til Ya Die
Jason tackles a listener question of possible issues of the practice of Refi ‘Til Ya Die and shares information about the upcoming Income Property Software and Buying Event and the next Venture Alliance Mastermind trip. Guest Christian Stadler is a Professor of Strategic Management at the Warwick School of Business, strategy contributor to Forbes magazine and is author of the book Enduring Success: What We Can Learn from the History of Outstanding Corporations. He offers his thoughts and insights about the perception vs. reality of Brexit, immigration and Jason’s second favorite subject, the self-driving car.
It’s an amazing time to be alive.
[1:44] How Silicon Valley banks are offering new hires 100% mortgages in just 24 hours.
[4:38] A listener questions the practice of Refi ‘Til Ya Die.
[11:09] Information on the Income Property Software and Buying Event and the Venture Alliance Mastermind Event
Christian Stadler Guest Interview:
[14:08] Economists agree that Brexit is not a good economic idea, here’s why.
[19:04] It could also be more difficult more difficult to battle terrorism with open borders.
[27:39] Current political positions are considerably right compared to the former government.
[29:08] Immigration is still considered a good thing for the country who accepts the immigrants.
[35:03] Poor immigrants can understand markets and create products that others don’t.
[36:16] Talking points of the possible benefits of the self-driving car.
[41:31] Contact information for Christian Stadler.
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Mon, 1 August 2016
CW 707 - Dr. Thomas DiLorenzo - The Problem with Socialism, Learn How to Use Software to Be a Better Real Estate Investor Event
Dr. Thomas DiLorenzo is a Professor of Economics at Loyola University Maryland Sellinger School of Business, a Senior Fellow at Mises Institute, a columnist for Lew Rockwell and author of the new book, The Problem with Socialism. He joins Jason to discuss the problems Socialism creates for the poor and shares examples of how Socialism has failed other countries around the globe.
Early bird pricing for our new event, Learn How to Use Software to Be a Better Real Estate Investor, is now available through the events section of jasonhartman.com!
[1:53] One week after Labor Day weekend, in Phoenix, will be our Learn How to Use Software to Be a Better Real Estate Investor event.
Dr. Thomas DiLorenzo Guest Interview:
[4:17] What is the problem with Socialism?
[8:20] Breaking down the scheme of demonizing a class and the belief that taxing the rich will save an economy.
[12:50] The truth about Sweden is when they moved towards Socialism there were no new jobs created for 55 years.
[15:04] Examples of how welfare programs harm the poor by creating a vicious cycle of dependency.
[18:05] How does Socialism cause pollution?
[21:29] Raising the minimum wage was designed to support higher wage union workers.
[26:02] Big corporations have always been behind creating regulations as a way to create monopoly power.
[35:36] Contact information for Dr. DiLorenzo
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