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The Sociopathic Business Model™

The Publishing Industry and The Sociopathic Business Model™

  Is it really a Bestseller? It turns out to be true you can't judge a book by its cover.  Much like the celebrities who purchase Twitter followers or Facebook 'Likes,' to give the appearance of popularity to leverage endorsement deals, some in the publishing industry are...

Wharton’s Take on Quotas & The Sociopathic Business Model™

April 18, 2014 When the word 'quota' is mentioned  to anyone in sales expect a varied range of emotions and responses. It usually depends on two factors:  1.  Is the quota fair and  2.  How close is the rep to 'hitting' or achieving their monthly, quarterly,...

IS YOUR BUSINESS A BULLY?

The word bully is getting a lot of play in the media.  Kids on the school playground, to most recently, Jonathan Martin, of the Miami Dolphins and NFL fame, accusing a teammate of being a bully, all used the new buzz word. The problem is bigger than the...

Johnson & Johnson Spin UnSpun Mentor’s PurTox Edition

  UPDATED: Perhaps Botox is on the Block And:  Mentor announced a collaberation agreement with Valeant on July 2, 2103 Per the terms of the agreement, Mentor and Medicis will form a joint physician loyalty program called the M2VP Program (Medicis-Mentor Valued Partner Program), which will include the...

Phew! Johnson & Johnson’s Q1 Profits up 8% DESPITE Billions in Lawsuits

Johnson & Johnson Q1 profits are up 8% in part because of new drugs and cutting production and administrative expenses (does that mean job loss for people?) despite: Johnson & Johnson - confirmed destroying files in mesh cases Topamax causes BIRTH DEFECT Johnson & Johnson liable Johnson & Johnson...

Government & The Sociopathic Business Model™

The text for the body of the article is directly from techdirt (where the full article can be read) but for our purposes we're gathering data from this article  so that we can start to create a working Case Study. Let's first start with the basics: The Sociopathic Business...

Politics, Bob Marshall & The Sociopathic Business Model™

When I started a blog I was worried that there wouldn't be enough examples from the government and big business to run through the characteristics of The Sociopathic Business Model™ to create Case Studies as a basis for positive change.  Three months in and trust that I...

Capital Hill Problems-Two Homes are Expensive

Talk about out of touch: 1 in every 94 homes were foreclosed in 2013 9.3 million homes were  reported to be "deeply underwater," meaning borrowers owed at least 25% more on their mortgage than the homes was worth And some members of Congress who: Make 174,000 annually and work three...