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This Is the Kind of Business Behavior That Disgusts Me

How can people do this and live with themselves?  This is the sort of thing that if I were running a company, I don’t care if we made millions of dollars a year in profit doing it, I’d shut it down.  I believe it is immoral.  Sure, it breaks no laws that I know of but it strikes me as ethically wrong.  It is the reason we need stronger consumer protection laws in the United States.  I believe it preys on the ignorant; the people who don’t know any better and who are trying to secure their future.

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One of the Most Important Lessons About Life and Making Money You Can Ever Learn

In 1927, Hugh Roy Cullen was approached by Jim West, a wealthy lumberman who had invested in projects with Cullen in the past.  On a Saturday, West called Cullen to his downtown Houston office, where he made the following offer: I’ve got $3,000,000 lying around.  And I’ve got the West Production Company, which don’t amount…

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I Forgot How Much I Loathe Don Draper in Mad Men

While I’ve been working the past week or so, I’ve wanted some background noise so I loaded Netflix and began watching the 5th season of Mad Men, which I hadn’t started, yet.  I forgot how much I truly hate Don Draper.  I feel … contempt.  I loathe – that’s a rare sentiment for me but accurate, loathe – everything about him; how he treats people, how he betrays, without knowledge or consent, the women to whom he has made a commitment and whom love him, how he refuses to open himself up to others about his past or live in any sort of authentic or honest way with his family.

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