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The Sociopathic Business Model™

Do GM and Johnson & Johnson Have Something In Common?

GM has acknowledged it learned about the problem switches at least 11 years ago, yet it failed to recall the cars until last month. Barra, who became CEO on Jan. 15, said that she found out about the switch problem in late December (2013) and had...

Fort Hood is Failing and so is America

April 3, 2014 PTSD is an enormous problem and largely underdiagnosed. It’s been revealed 34 year old married Fort Hood shooter Spc. Ivan Lopez, Battalion, Warrior Transition Brigade, served four months in Iraq in 2011.  Although Lopez was not yet diagnosed with PTSD he was undergoing behavioral...

Tough Call-Who’s the Bigger Pig-Pervert or Judge?

Judge Jan Jurden gave a DuPont heir, Robert H. Richards IV, probation for raping his 3-year-old daughter. Judge Jurden who should be ordered to be a piñata at the little girl's next birthday, decided in her infinite wisdom, suspended Richards’ eight-year prison sentence, because Richards “will...

Judge Jumps on JNJ Medical Director in Second Mesh Trial

Finally!  A Judge with balls who isn't going to play Johnson & Johnson's games during the second vaginal mesh trial, Linda Batiste v. Ethicon .  As reported by Jane Akre of Mesh Medical Device News Desk  Judge Ken Molberg took Johnson & Johnson Medical Director Doctor Piet...

Want Your Employees to Hate You? Keep Doing these 5 Things!

This list is compiled from a recent INC article demonstrating the quickest way for managers to get their employees to hate them: You shift gears at the speed of a race car.   You email, text, and call them after hours.   I will add to this one: edit your...

Billions in Fines but No Jail Time-Part II-Yawn

Will we ever see Eric Holder grandstanding at one of those press conferences and saying "You get a jail cell and you get a jail cell?"  I'm sure there's room next to Madoff and hopefully it won't keep taking the SEC nine years to catch...

Make Employees Pay for Meetings?

WHAT?  We don't want meetings in the first place.  Making employees pay for meetings is adding insult to injury. "Imagine if a 30-minute meeting with three people cost $50, and each additional person was $10. Adding 30 minutes doubles the cost. So, an hour meeting with...

Trudeau gets Booked for 10 Years!

Guess who was happy about the Government shutdown earlier?  Criminals! “If I ever write a book again, if I ever do another infomercial again, I promise no embellishment, no puffery and absolutely no lies,” Trudeau told U.S. District Judge Ronald Guzman in a remorseful tone. “I...

Startup the Egos Part II

March 15, 2014 Part I Startup the Egos When we equate selling a company for billions of dollars it creates a false sense that the CEO is a business genius.   Knowing one area of business well, such as the programming part of Facebook, catapulted Mark Zuckerberg to...