Abusive, bizarre and erratic behavior is fine as long as the board and shareholders are making money

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Vishal Garg, the CEO of Better.com, fired 900 of his employees on a Zoom call today. That’s hardly revolutionary — Boeing does it regularly. 900 people doesn’t even come close to the largest layoffs in corporate history, like IBM laying off 60,000 people in 1993, Citigroup axing 50,000 people in…

Seriously. The USPS is getting a lot of things wrong, but they’re getting it right with Operation Santa

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Back in the days before the internet really took off, people listened to radio stations. Yes, I know they still do, but how many are still sitting by the landline phone waiting to dial in to win a CD or request a song? Anyway.

One year, early into my struggling…

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