Power Moves to Pull While Working Remote

The ultimate dream in Corporate America (and life) is to avoid work and responsibility while advancing in your career. One of the best ways to fly up the ladder is by executing a series of poorly disguised political maneuvers known as 'power moves.' These help you create a persona so intimidating that no one will … Continue reading Power Moves to Pull While Working Remote

Socializing Again Kind of Sucks

After 6 long months of Coronavirus and quarantining, it finally is starting to feel like the world is moving back towards some level of normalcy. New York just announced indoor dining would begin in October, malls are opening up, and people are starting to move back into their apartments in cities around the country. More … Continue reading Socializing Again Kind of Sucks

Life in the Corporate Bubble

Unless you've been completely asleep at the wheel for the past 3 months, you've probably heard about the NBA and their 'bubble' in Disneyworld, where all their players and staff have been living, working, and playing together for the past 80+ days. By all accounts, it's been a smash hit and the fans, NBA and … Continue reading Life in the Corporate Bubble

The Corporate Bubble

Do you think that it's totally unfair that the NBA players get to live with their coworkers in the NBA Bubble while you are stuck working remote?? Well have no fear, the Corporate Bubble is here! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZnRowNMWkA

Nickelback is Always Here for Us

There’s no way around it - this has been a very hard year. There's been a nationwide pandemic, non-stop protests, murder hornets (did this happen?) and that time we casually made memes about World War III for like a week. Personally, I've run into a stop sign in a bit gone wrong, become just barely … Continue reading Nickelback is Always Here for Us

An Open Letter from the Bursar at Princeton College to Alexander Hamilton

*Editor's Note: This is a pretty specific reference to the song, Aaron Burr, Sir from the musical Hamilton by Hollywood's Lin Manuel Miranda. If that sentence makes no sense to you, go ahead and close this blog right now. An Open Letter from the Bursar at Princeton College to Alexander Hamilton Dear Mr. Hamilton, I … Continue reading An Open Letter from the Bursar at Princeton College to Alexander Hamilton

Monopolies that Are Bigger than Big Tech

For you uneducated types, Big Tech has been investigated by the "government" this week during a series of anti-trust hearings to determine whether they are operating under unlawful monopolies. While it's true that Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon are dominant in technology, they are far more powerful monopolies that the American public needs to keep … Continue reading Monopolies that Are Bigger than Big Tech

Mailbag Vol. 3 – Bad Happy Hour Showings, Asking for a Raise & How to Get Fired

Every month or so, we’ll be answering your questions about work, life and balance. Thank you to all who submitted questions, and for everyone else, be sure to email workretiredie@gmail.com to have yours answered in the next version.  And don’t forget to subscribe to the weekly newsletter, where answers will be posted first. Check out last … Continue reading Mailbag Vol. 3 – Bad Happy Hour Showings, Asking for a Raise & How to Get Fired

Financial Advice for Patrick Mahomes, the $500 Million Man

If you haven't heard, Pat Mahomes, NFL "star", recently signed a contract for a lot of money. Big deal. He's generally a pretty dumb guy, but today he decided to make a smart decision - ask me for help on how to spend his money. Transcript below - Now, normally I'd hate sharing personal emails … Continue reading Financial Advice for Patrick Mahomes, the $500 Million Man