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The Sociopathic Business Model™

$ 19.2 Billion Paid into The Sociopathic Business Model™

The Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services recouped $4.3 billion in criminal and civil penalties in fiscal 2013, a $100 million increase over 2012, the departments said in a statement. That brings the 5-year total to $19.2 billion from Pharma and Device.* And while...

BOYCOTT Johnson & Johnson until We Hear Off With Their Heads!

 These three have been very  busy over the last decade   How many more trips to see with Wizard before we hear, "Off with Their Heads!" (I know different fairy tale but c'mon already) How many more times do we have to see unethical or illegal behavior encouraged,...

LinkedIn Account Closed Again…Any Guess How that Happened?

UPDATED:  We can add my Washington Post email account was also suspended for no apparent reason.  Weird. UPDATED: 3:43 LinkedIn back up working with legal. And now the second time in two months, my LinkedIn account shut down with High Restriction (which usually means someone reported the account).  Who...

Is a 510 (k) a Race? Sort Of.

Well, I guess it’s safe to come clean now.  I cheated on my French test in high school by conjugating the verbs on suede shorts I bought with the intention to cheat.  Right before the test I wrote the verb tenses with my finger on...

Startups Preening Like PeaCOCKS

We keep encouraing, replicating and rewarding The Sociopathic Business Model™ that is rampant in startups, both tech and medical device.  FB was founded on pathological lies and manipulation.  We need to take the billion dollar blinders off and really start looking at the business. While...

When is it OK for Employees to Become Collateral Damage?

The obvious answer is never, but the reality is whatever stands in the way of the company and making hundreds of millions of dollars, is expendable whether intentional or not.  According to the US Department of Defense, the term collateral damage is defined as: Unintentional or...

CE(Oh No) Arrested!

Updated:  http://valleywag.gawker.com/startup-ceo-jon-mills-facing-20-years-in-prison-for-fra-1527746232 Facing up to 20 years in federal prison for wire fraud. *Founder, and former CEO of Motionloft, Jon Mills,  accused of fraud, was confirmed arrested by the FBI (2.19.2014).  Charging documents have not yet been filed or released.  It is likely when facts are...

Refresh & Remove

The Ethics Resource Center, is a research nonprofit focused on ethical standards at both public and private organizations.  The latest finding from the biannual report of over 6,400 are shocking to resource center but not to employees: Sixty percent of the ethical violations employees observed were done by...