Linked – If job stress is killing you, it’s time to leave
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Linked – If job stress is killing you, it’s time to leave

The quote below reminded me of something I heard mentioned on a podcast interview recently. Unfortunately, I don’t remember which podcast it was, but the gist of it was that if we are seeing so many people leave stable employment to become “life coaches”, maybe we should look at how bad the workplace has become…

The Stories We Tell Ourselves – Conspiracy Theories
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The Stories We Tell Ourselves – Conspiracy Theories

I’m obsessed with conspiracy theories. Not because I believe any of them, but rather I’m obsessed with why people not only believe them, but are completely unwavering in their belief. Part of it is the very nature of a good conspiracy, that the media and “experts” are all in on it, thus no contradictory information…

Linked – Spotify Stops Promoting “Harmful or Hateful” Artists
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Linked – Spotify Stops Promoting “Harmful or Hateful” Artists

So, this is true, even if it’s just R. Kelly currently. “Spotify will now be making moral judgements on people.” For the record, I’m a Spotify customer, and I have never once gone out of my way to listen to R Kelly. As far as I’m concerned they’re a public company free to promote or…

Theo Epstein Works in Baseball Because He Could Write
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Theo Epstein Works in Baseball Because He Could Write

Last night, the wife and I went by a public event at the LSU Manship School of Journalism which was billed a discussion of sports and public finance. The presenters and panel discussions around the economic and community aspects of having sports teams was quite interesting, and something I’ll probably be thinking about and writing…

Breaking For The Holidays

Breaking For The Holidays

I’ve been mostly spending the long holiday weekend offline, with some Instagram exceptions as we enjoy some new Louisiana Christmas traditions. I hope ya’ll are enjoying your holiday as well and spending time with the people who are important to you. I’ll get back to posting to the blogs and other social media pages midweek.