Category: Podcast

Episode 161 – The Pro’s and Con’s of Organized Social Groups

We see the logos everywhere. They are on T-shirts, on buildings, at the State Fair, and even on the shirts of people who are selling us hotdogs at the local ball park.  You’ll see the  […]

Episode 160 – The Catch 22 of the Purple Squirrel

The Purple Squirrel, or more precisely the Purple Squirrel Candidate is the idea that the perfect person for a job is impossible to find.  Technically anyone can be a Purple Squirrel for a job that […]

Episode 159 – Trends

There are long term trends all around us.  Often they aren’t easy to see.  If we train ourselves to be aware of them, they can not only give us insight, but also give us valuable […]

Episode 158 – I hate Private Equity, Even Though I know I Shouldn’t

Private equity, as an industry is a machine that is the business equivalent of injecting nitrous oxide into a car engine.   You get a great deal of performance for a short period of time, but […]

Episode 157 – Top 5 of 2020

Not everything in 2020 was worth forgetting.  One thing that is definitely worth remembering again is the Peluso Presents Top 5 of 2020. Haven’t listened in a while?  Got a long drive coming up?  This […]

Episode 156 – When Burn and Churn Creeps into Senior Management

Burn & Churn jobs exist in every sector.  They are the jobs where you are hired with false promises and that burn people out quickly. Most individual contributors have experienced the “joys” of them at […]

Episode 155 – How Do You Define A Real Job?

Grandma used to say it all the time when I was growing up, and I can still hear it in my head today:  “Michael, get your education, so you can go get a good job, […]

Episode 154 – A Father’s Rant

Everyone goes on a rant occasionally, and today is my day.    First, in the intro, it’s about online retailers and high demand products in the age of Covid.  Then in our article it’s about […]

Episode 153 – Character Conflict

Most of us have been there at some point in our careers.  Our jobs ask us to do something we find incredibly distasteful.  What should you do?  Hold your nose and do the thing?  Resist […]

Episode 152: Big Problems, Big Solutions: Wealth Distribution

Big Problems, Big Solutions looks at some of the biggest problems of our day and attempts to come up with an out of the box solution. This BPBS commentary is all about the widening wealth […]