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Episode 180 - Why did eBay make such @__hole move? (and other stories of anti-consumer behavior)

The Peluso Presents Podcast

Release Date: 11/22/2021

Episode 184 - A Peluso Looks at 50 show art Episode 184 - A Peluso Looks at 50

The Peluso Presents Podcast

Big birthdays can be big problems or big opportunities.  On the problem side, we stress about getting older.  On the opportunity side, we can look back and appreciate how far we have come and everything we have learned.   I'm taking my 50th birthday as an opportunity and I'm sharing what I've learned after a half century.  There is some good stuff here, so listen and enjoy!  

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Episode 183 - Looking Forward – What is my Legacy? What is your legacy? show art Episode 183 - Looking Forward – What is my Legacy? What is your legacy?

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This episode will be released on a major milestone birthday of mine.  It's fitting that the episode is all about legacy, what others have left behind before me and what I'm leaving behind for those that come after me.   

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Episode 182 - Spending Like A Sailor On Leave show art Episode 182 - Spending Like A Sailor On Leave

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Have you ever watched someone make questionable spending decisions?   That's usually ok if they are the only people who are affected, but what if someone else's life is impacted by poor spending decisions?  This is the story of a potential big financial hangover for a family that spent like a sailor on leave. 

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Episode 181 - Cruise Ships and COVID Consequences show art Episode 181 - Cruise Ships and COVID Consequences

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When COVID hit, many business journalists chronicled the outsized impact it had on the Cruise Industry. What many of them missed was the opportunity cost, not for cruising profits, but for a whole new industry who’s start was now delayed for years if not decades.

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Episode 180 - Why did eBay make such @__hole move? (and other stories of anti-consumer behavior) show art Episode 180 - Why did eBay make such @__hole move? (and other stories of anti-consumer behavior)

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eBay, Blockbuster, Dish Network, and even today's Trucking companies are all carrying on the tradition of putting profits before customers, and not surprisingly, customers are leaving.   It doesn't have to be like this.  

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Episode 179 - Finding the Win-Win with the BIG issues show art Episode 179 - Finding the Win-Win with the BIG issues

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In a world of US vs. THEM mentality, is their a way to get around it? Can we really find a WIN-WIN on the biggest of issues?  I think their is.  It won't come cheap, but it can be done if someone is determined enough, and creative enough, to try and pull it off. 

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Episode 178 - Master, Gypsy, or Aimless: The Familiarity Problem show art Episode 178 - Master, Gypsy, or Aimless: The Familiarity Problem

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Some think of it as déjà vu, some just say "Been there, done that".  Today's show explores the options for when you get that sense that what you are doing is not interesting because you've seen it all before.  

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Episode 177 - The Value of the BS Credential show art Episode 177 - The Value of the BS Credential

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Inspired by a surprising moment, today's show is all about the value offered by that advanced degree, both from a traditional institution and by a for-profit diploma mill. It asks the question: Is that 100K Masters and PhD really worth it even if it comes from a place that hands them out as long as you can pay the bill?

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Episode 176 - The Good Old Days – Looking Back show art Episode 176 - The Good Old Days – Looking Back

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Inspired by a song I started to think about the good old days.  Specifically, I wondered what makes 'the good old days' good?  Why do we pine for them and what could you do to make them happen again?

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Episode 175 - Calculating Risk vs. Investment With Your Life Choices show art Episode 175 - Calculating Risk vs. Investment With Your Life Choices

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Sometimes there is risk in where we want to go invest our time and money.  The risk is in what we will get as a return on that time and money investment.  Sometimes, we call it risk, but it's not really, it's a near guarantee of a return.  Even so, you'll still have to pay the price in the form of the investment.  The big question is: Are you willing to pay the price? 

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eBay, Blockbuster, Dish Network, and even today's Trucking companies are all carrying on the tradition of putting profits before customers, and not surprisingly, customers are leaving.   It doesn't have to be like this.