Education · The Working World

A Lot of People Don’t Make Any Effort (Particularly in Higher Education)

What sometimes baffles me is how little people seem to care about anything. No matter where you look, they are only half-assing it. Phoning it in is absolutely an art form in public administration, industry, education, and everywhere else. When was the last time you had a craftsman come who did not cut some corners?… Continue reading A Lot of People Don’t Make Any Effort (Particularly in Higher Education)

Economics · Men · The Working World

Book Review: Men Without Work by Nicholas Eberstadt

One of the more interesting books I recently read is Men Without Work: America’s Invisible Crisis (2016) by Nicholas Eberstadt who is associated with the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). In around 150 pages, Eberstadt thoroughly spreads out what should be a prime issue in US labor policy. Yet, as so often, the fate of men… Continue reading Book Review: Men Without Work by Nicholas Eberstadt

The Working World

Dealing with Corporate Bullshit the Aaron Clarey Way Versus the Right Way

I do not know how authentic Aaron Clarey is. For the following, I therefore take his online videos at face value and assume that he is not deliberately putting up a false front. If you have some familiarity with his work, you may know that he quit a commercial banking gig and since then gets… Continue reading Dealing with Corporate Bullshit the Aaron Clarey Way Versus the Right Way