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The Peluso Presents Podcast - Episode 4 - Labor Day

The Peluso Presents Podcast

Release Date: 09/05/2016

Episode 164 - Decision Makers and Decision Making show art Episode 164 - Decision Makers and Decision Making

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Decisions that impact your work and life can be made by supervisors, by committee's and increasingly by software robots.  How do you handle these decision makers?  What should your tactic be?  This show is all about the types of decision makers and what we need to consider when dealing with them!

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Episode 163 - Caustic Competition: Competitive attitudes and Personality Types show art Episode 163 - Caustic Competition: Competitive attitudes and Personality Types

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Leadership seminars always discuss the different personality types in the office.  They don't talk about how personality types align to leadership or the long term impact on the culture of the work environment. The Darwinian environment of Corporate America leads to a Caustic Competition which can have a real impact on the lives of everyone at the company.  This article talks about the personality types are that define corporate culture, and how they can make your job challenging, to say the least!

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Episode 162 - What is Your Platform? show art Episode 162 - What is Your Platform?

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Microsoft, Apple, Google, and Facebook aren't really computer or software companies, they are platform companies.  It's their platforms that are the core of their power and valuations.  Platforms don't have to be the tool of trillion dollar tech companies, we all can, and should have a platform.  Listen to this show to learn what a personal platform is, and how you could benefit from having one!

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Episode 161 - The Pro's and Con's of Organized Social Groups show art Episode 161 - The Pro's and Con's of Organized Social Groups

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We see the logos everywhere. They are on T-shirts, on buildings, at the State Fair, and even on the shirts of people who are selling us hotdogs at the local ball park.  You'll see the  the Lions, Kiwanis, Local Fraternities / Sororities, and others.  For the professional, the question is: Are these social groups beneficial to your career and your life?  Why should you join them when you can just hang out with your friends?  This show is all about these groups and everything related to them.  

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Episode 160 - The Catch 22 of the Purple Squirrel show art Episode 160 - The Catch 22 of the Purple Squirrel

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The Purple Squirrel, or more precisely the Purple Squirrel Candidate is the idea that the perfect person for a job is impossible to find.  Technically anyone can be a Purple Squirrel for a job that matches there highly specific experience and education.  There is a pro and a con to be in that position and that's what this show is all about.   

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Episode 159 - Trends show art Episode 159 - Trends

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There are long term trends all around us.  Often they aren't easy to see.  If we train ourselves to be aware of them, they can not only give us insight, but also give us valuable information about the bigger decisions we need to make in life.  Today's show is all about these trends, and what they mean for both our personal and professional lives!

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Episode 158 - I hate Private Equity, Even Though I know I Shouldn't show art Episode 158 - I hate Private Equity, Even Though I know I Shouldn't

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Private equity is the business equivalent of injecting nitrous oxide into a car engine.   You get a great deal of performance for a short period of time, but it stresses and breaks the things that make up the formerly reliable engine.  With Private equity, enhanced profits come at the expense of people who made up the company.   This article is my response from three different private equity buyouts (four counting my own).

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Episode 157 - Top 5 of 2020 show art Episode 157 - Top 5 of 2020

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Not everything in 2020 was worth forgetting.  One thing that is definitely worth remembering again is the Peluso Presents Top 5 of 2020. Haven't listened in a while?  Got a long drive coming up?  This show highlights the the best Peluso Presents commentary from 2020 on the collision points between work and life.  It's a great way to get introduced to the show if your new to it or just go back and revisit some interesting and thought provoking ideas!  

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Episode 156 - When Burn and Churn Creeps into Senior Management show art Episode 156 - When Burn and Churn Creeps into Senior Management

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Burn & Churn jobs exist in every sector.  They are the jobs where you are hired with false promises and that burn people out quickly. Most individual contributors have experienced the "joys" of them at some point in their careers. The Biggest impact can happen when the B&C jobs happen at senior levels, as then it can affect hundreds or thousands.  This show is all about how and why it happens, and what you should do about it!

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Episode 155 - How Do You Define A Real Job? show art Episode 155 - How Do You Define A Real Job?

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Grandma used to say it all the time when I was growing up:  "Michael, get your education, so you can go get a good job, a real job!"  That type of job that grandma wanted me to get doesn't exist anymore.  So, one day when I found myself parroting grandma, I realized that I never really defined what a "Real Job" is in the modern era.  This show is all about that, what exactly is needed to make any job into as grandma said "A good job, a REAL job"?  Listen and find out...  

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Links from this show: 

Blog Post for this Episode:  http://pelusopresents.com/2016/09/05/labor-day-and-the-professional-worker 

Anderson Rabin Wakeman Tour: http://www.arw-tour.com/ 

Recommended Epics - Extra long Progressive Rock Songs for extended drives:

Transatlantic -  All of the Above: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7-G2WZ1Skvs

Dream Theater - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIsQyhfS-YI  

Spocks Beard - The Doorway - http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2twsfb  

Yes - Awaken - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59feSG8U5EQ 

Genesis - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=szJq1lwnkNw 

 

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