How To Invest

Ideal investment markets are so predictable they are boring. Companies regularly hit analyst quarterly projections. Normal returns obviate speculative plays, constraining economic activity to value. Reminded by current geopolitical events, could you in good conscience tell a young person at their first job to invest in a 401k? No one expects the US to last…

Ask For What You Want

The best lesson for job discussions I ever got was from a prank phone call. The core advice is to simply ask for what you want rather than complying with established norms or accepting something you don’t want. Changing jobs is not a time to compromise and begin a new undertaking that focuses on what…

Certification is a Scam

Tech certification plays upon the fantasy that a sensible way to get ahead with your career is to acquire credentials. As most people are even more lazy than stupid, they greedily desire as much advantage as possible for the least amount of effort. This allows certification sellers to offer an easily completed credential with a…