All posts by Mike Peluso

Mike Peluso writes about the collision between between the business / professional world and life. He also writes about the journey involved with the Peluso Presents efforts including the Blog, Books, and Podcast so that others may benefit from his efforts. From Mike: I spend hundreds of hours working on these articles every year with no compensation other than support I get through donations. You can support with a tip and by Subscribing to the Podcast (and writing a review on iTunes would be really appreciated as well!) One time tips: www.paypal.me/pelusopresents https://venmo.com/pelusopresents

Passion Skills: Why Should You Work For Free?

Most people work for money, some people work because they want to learn something they are passionate about. This extra work can pay way more than a regular job!

Episode 198 – What Makes the Perfect Company

It’s no question that many companies are just bad places to be for the rank and file.  There are also some amazingly great places to work out there.  What makes them great?  Here are some […]

What Makes the Perfect Company?

We know what’s a bad company, that’s easy to spot, but what’s a great company?

Episode 197 – The Piece of Paper

Often people get fixated on having, or not having a degree, i.e. the piece of paper.  Is a degree really that important to have?  What else is involved in getting a job beyond the piece […]

The Piece of Paper

Sometimes you need that degree, even if you know you don’t need that degree. Other times you don’t need it even though you think you need it.

Episode 196 – The Job Hunting Roller Coaster

When you look for a job, the emotions involved can be intense with very high high’s and very low low’s.   Why are they so intense?  What can you do about them?  That’s the point of […]

The Job Hunting Roller Coaster

Six Flags has nothing on the feelings people go through when they are on a job hunt!

Episode 195: Cross Country Considerations II: Vacations

In the early part of our lives, we go on vacation to refresh and renew. As we move on, vacations get commandeered by needs of others.  We can forget what a vacation is and what […]

Episode 194 – Cross Country Considerations I: Inflation in our Minimum Acceptable Standards

Most people have minimum standards.  They won’t accept anything less.  For the physical things in our lives, those minimums have been steadily increasing over time.  Is it justifiable, or are we being manipulated?Another new episode […]