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The Sociopathic Business Model™

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...

“Lead By Example” Johnson & Johnson’s CEO Alex Gorsky

What Example is Alex Gorsky Setting?  Demand that Johnson & Johnson update and correct their website to properly reflect the executive and senior management bios of Alex Gorsky and Gary Pruden with all their exact titles at Janssen which will permanently tie them to the Risperdal...

Because Douchelord Dungeon was Taken

  This is about as close as any of these guys will ever actually get to a woman. Again, let's file this under stuff you can't make up: "When I interviewed for Dropbox, I was interviewed in a room called 'The Break-up Room,' by a male. It was...

PR Spin is Spun!

Forbes, 2/13/2014 The Death of 'Spin' (Will It Kill The Future Of Public Relations?) Transparency and ethics are making a comeback!  The manipulation of SEO (The Yellow Brick Road of Risperdal?)*, creates a greater demand for actual content and less spin.  Spin is spun and as consumers...