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Have you Worked in Companies/Industries with Massive Inefficiency?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jay D Mar 1. 3 Replies

I'm nearly 3 years into my private sector career during which time I've been with two different solar PV installation companies. I've learned a massive amount both about myself and subject matter.…Continue

Any Highly Recommended Parenting Books?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Carl S Jan 20. 7 Replies

There are too many parenting books. Can anyone suggest one or two that are really good?I'm late twenties and moved back in with mom, sister and sisters live-in boyfriend. My sister is lacking strong…Continue

Time Gone

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Stock Trading/Investing Modules

Started this discussion. Last reply by 2risewhenfallen Oct 15, 2016. 2 Replies

I'd like to move into owning some stocks. It would be nice to own a part of a company that I like and it would be even nicer to be good enough to earn some cash. Can anyone suggest an online game or…Continue

 

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Jay D replied to 2risewhenfallen's discussion Have you Worked in Companies/Industries with Massive Inefficiency?
"Most people arent that good at their work. When i started as a low level manager in a multi billion dollar company a couple years ago it surprised me how easy it was to stick out positively. It cost me 2h of work to change a contract in a way we…"
Mar 1
Native Son replied to 2risewhenfallen's discussion Have you Worked in Companies/Industries with Massive Inefficiency?
"What you're describing is the norm. This is the inevitable result of the traditional MBA programs.  Folks get that MBA, and suddenly they know everything about everything, without having actually spent one day doing the company's…"
Mar 1
Wes McArthur replied to 2risewhenfallen's discussion Have you Worked in Companies/Industries with Massive Inefficiency?
"I cannot be certain, but I suspect the frustration I have felt in the criminal justice system is comparable. It is not only inefficient, but at times borders on the farcical."
Feb 26
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Have you Worked in Companies/Industries with Massive Inefficiency?

I'm nearly 3 years into my private sector career during which time I've been with two different solar PV installation companies. I've learned a massive amount both about myself and subject matter. But it seems like there is so much unnecessary inefficiencies, waste, errors and stress across all departments. I hope it's just because the industry is young with about 6 years of growth (is 6 years a young industry). My question is: is an absurd level of stress from waste, inefficiency, errors…See More
Feb 14
Tee Jay replied to 2risewhenfallen's discussion Any Highly Recommended Parenting Books?
"All of the advice I've gotten from the Love and Logic folks has been solid.  I haven't read this book, but I would recommend giving it a shot and see if it's helpful:  Parenting Teens with Love and Logic Good luck!"
Jan 12
Way2Good replied to 2risewhenfallen's discussion Any Highly Recommended Parenting Books?
"Make the boyfriend a friend - find out what his intentions are - then ask him to be a man and move out.  There is a minuscule chance of anything good coming from this situation. You might want to get mom's permission first, or you could…"
Jan 11
Sir replied to 2risewhenfallen's discussion Any Highly Recommended Parenting Books?
"I suppose if it were me, I would tell her that it's going to be sad, but I don't know how much help I can give when she gets pregnant, has to drop out of school, and works minimum-wage jobs to make ends meet for the rest of her life.…"
Jan 11
Nick H replied to 2risewhenfallen's discussion Any Highly Recommended Parenting Books?
"She has a live-in boyfriend? I'm afraid it's too late to "parent" her. Best you can do is get the boyfriend out before she becomes a parent herself"
Jan 11
Shmueley replied to 2risewhenfallen's discussion Any Highly Recommended Parenting Books?
"Hmm.  A live in boyfriend is something I would strongly discourage if it were my sister.  Cohabitation "feels" like you're married and can give couples a sense of intimacy without all the responsibilities and commitment of…"
Jan 10
Jack Bauer replied to 2risewhenfallen's discussion Any Highly Recommended Parenting Books?
"'Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters' by Meg Meeker is solid. But, I don't know how well it'll work brother-to-sister. You're not her father. Also ... 'grateful' is not the right word for a 16yo with a live-in…"
Jan 9
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Any Highly Recommended Parenting Books?

There are too many parenting books. Can anyone suggest one or two that are really good?I'm late twenties and moved back in with mom, sister and sisters live-in boyfriend. My sister is lacking strong guidance and my mom isn't stepping up so looks like I need to pick up the slack. I'm just looking for some day-to-day communication or guidance tools. She needs to get her grades up, lose some weight, and be more grateful she has a live-in boyfriend at the age of 16. It's getting out of hand and I'm…See More
Jan 8
2risewhenfallen replied to 2risewhenfallen's discussion Stock Trading/Investing Modules
"Great suggestion. Thank you. "
Oct 15, 2016
Douglas Perry replied to 2risewhenfallen's discussion Stock Trading/Investing Modules
"Investopedia has "paper trading" for you to practice."
Oct 13, 2016
2risewhenfallen posted a discussion

Stock Trading/Investing Modules

I'd like to move into owning some stocks. It would be nice to own a part of a company that I like and it would be even nicer to be good enough to earn some cash. Can anyone suggest an online game or module that lets me trade/invest, fake money of course.See More
Oct 13, 2016
David F. replied to 2risewhenfallen's discussion My First Resignation
"Unless you are the CEO and even then its hard, you can't change company culture.  Do your job to your best during the hours they pay you.  After that find your next career rung.  When you do, you give them 2 weeks and move on.…"
Oct 10, 2016
2risewhenfallen replied to 2risewhenfallen's discussion My First Resignation
"I think my situation is complicated by the situation my company is in financially. Maybe I'm arrogant to think my departure could cause big problems for them.  I need to get the fuck out while I still have my sanity. But I want to make…"
Oct 7, 2016

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I was on my bike and he was walking.  His shirt was off and you could tell he was happy to be out enjoying the day with his body exposed to the sun and wind.  His physique was not impressive and it caused him no amount of inhibition, he was doing his thing and loving it.I wanted to call out as I rode past, to say something, even to stop and tell him "Me Too".But I didn't. and as I rode on I wondered - How do we greet one another? How do we show support and encouragement?  How do we express an…See More
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