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Bill O’Reilly’s No Spin News and Analysis
FDA Advisers Back Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for Children, Why United Airlines is Losing Millions and Get Ready for the Most Expensive Thanksgiving Ever

Bill O’Reilly’s No Spin News and Analysis

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2021 46:03


Tonight's rundown: President Biden to meet with the Pope This will be the most expensive Thanksgiving ever FDA Advisers back Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for Children United Airlines is losing $1.4 million every two weeks by placing unvaccinated pilots on paid leave Why Prince might be getting the Congressional Medal of Honor This Day In History, 1787: The First of the Federalist Papers is Published in Support of the Newly Signed Constitution Final Thought: Stand Up For Your Country Means More than Ever Before Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Chewing the Fat with Jeff Fisher
Ep 738 | What's That Smell ?

Chewing the Fat with Jeff Fisher

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 49:22


Canned Beans and eyeballs… Laptop helpful tip… United Airline guy found… Amorphophallus blooms… Keemstar retires… Dune two gets go ahead… Rust info gets worse… Subscribe to the YouTube Channel… Email to Chewingthefat@theblaze.com Subscribe www.blazetv.com/jeffy / Promo code jeffy… #ShaveHeadSaveHuman  Bathwater Meth… Chlamydia in Koalas… Orangutan twins… Bumble bees missing… Queen is sick… Charles and Billy may not be king… Orbital Reef Space Station... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Tim Conway Jr. on Demand
Hour 3 | United Airlines Vaccine Rate @ConwayShow

Tim Conway Jr. on Demand

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 30:44


United Airlines vax rate//Masks stories//Anger Management//

The Commercial Break
EP115: WTF Chuck!?

The Commercial Break

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 66:32


Bryan tells Krissy about a woman in N.Y. suing Kellogg Pop Tart for lack of nutritional value. He recalls a time he should have sued for food related trauma and they wonder what kind of meat in Subway meat. Then they review some dating rules from the 1950's and are reminded that even 70 years ago "Hey!" was not a great pick-up line. Finally, it's a Love Connection date Chuck Woolery won't soon forget as Bryan tells Hoadley about his womanly legs!LINKS:Want a TCB limited edition collectible sticker? Each series sticker is limited and first come, first serve. Click HERE to find out how!Send us show ideas, comments, questions  or hate mail by texting us or leaving a voicemail at 1-661-Best-2-Yo (1.661.237.8296)Watch Us on YouTubeTCB Live On Fireside AppAll Sponsor Codes & Links Get A Free DOZEN Tamales From Texas Lone Star Tamales (Use Code TCB at Checkout)Streamlight Lending By SunTrust Bank (Use Code TCB for additional interest savings)BeachBound is beach focused vacation travel planning agency...online!Special Thanks:Special Thanks To Moon Cheese For The Snacks! Use Code TCB For 15% Off Moon Cheese Products...Click HereSpecial Thanks To Project Pollo Our Vegan Burgers!Studio Snacks Provided By Siete Chips! (Try The Fuego Flavor!)Castbox is the TCB publishing partner . Download The App Here!New Episodes on Tuesdays and now Fridays everywhere you listen to podcasts!1-(661)-BEST-2-YO  |  (1-661-237-8296)

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Riffin With Griffin
Riffin With Griffin: Episode157

Riffin With Griffin

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 51:52


I had a great time at the Arlington Cinema And Drafthouse  in the Washington Virginia Area. I hung out with the Espinosa family that gave me more faith in my own relationship. I do some bitching with Griffin about United Airlines boarding policy. Last but not least, no spoilers of the Hulu show Murder in the Building with Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez. Also a review of the fantastic move Dune. Thanks again for being here! Erik Griffin http://www.erikgriffin.com https://www.patreon.com/ErikGriffin http://twitch.tv/erikgriffingaming https://all-things-erik-griffin.creator-spring.com RIFFIN WITH GRIFFIN PO BOX 34399 Los Angeles, CA 90034 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The John-Henry Westen Show
United Airlines pilot leads COVID revolt, files medical freedom lawsuit with 2,000 fellow workers

The John-Henry Westen Show

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 13:02


Captain Sherry Walker, a 30-year pilot, is the co-founder of Airline Employees 4 Health Freedom (AE4HF), started up to represent and support nearly 4000 airline industry workers to push back COVID jab mandates in their workplace.LifeSite has launched a LifeFunder campaign to help out Walker and all her colleagues in the airline industry standing up for their constitutional rights and freedoms. Click here: https://www.lifefunder.com/airlinevax See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The_C.O.W.S.
The C.O.W.S. Neutralizing Workplace Racism 10/22/21

The_C.O.W.S.

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2021


The Context of White Supremacy hosts the weekly forum on Neutralizing Workplace Racism. The Covid-19 disruptions continue to roil the workplace worldwide. In addition to supply and labor shortages, more workers are facing the possibility of termination for failure to comply with vaccine mandates. In Seattle, WA reports indicate ferry operators, firefighters and enforcement officials may face looming resignations/firings, for those unwilling to receive the jab. United Airlines also moved to require vaccines for employees. However, the forced resignation of Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden, dominated media reports. Gruden was excoriated after the NFL executives released 2011 emails where Gruden disparaged a black executive as ignorant and big-lipped, insulted females and LGBTQ members, and swapped pornographic images with other White people on their business email. Once again, do not ever, for any reason, view or share pornographic content from your work location or using anyone's work related email. Gruden's case is important, and troubling, because he was not an NFL employee at the time he authored incendiary emails. #RacialBone INVEST in The COWS – http://paypal.me/TheCOWS Cash App: https://cash.app/$TheCOWS CALL IN NUMBER: 720.716.7300 CODE: 564943#

WBBM Newsradio's 4:30PM News To Go
Remains found in Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve may be those of missing United Airlines executive

WBBM Newsradio's 4:30PM News To Go

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 10:23


In other stories tonight: Anjanette Young, whose home was involved in a botched police raid nearly three years ago, took to the streets of the Loop, calling on the city to release all of the investigators reports into the incident; a valve that was turned off on Wood Street in Harvey has been identified as the problem in getting water pressure to the Village of Dixmoor; after being cancelled by the pandemic last year, Chicago's Christmas tree will be lit in Millennium Park on November 19th; the head of one of the state's largest teachers unions is assessing the first two months of in-person learning for Illinois students; and much more.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

National Security Law Today
News Roundup – Energy Crisis, Switching to Renewables, and Chinese Hypersonic Missiles

National Security Law Today

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 27:46


It's all eyes on energy, and all eyes on China this week. Co-hosts Elisa and Yvette unpack the latest issues, from depleting energy reserves, to DOD resignations, to Chinese/Russian joint military exercises. Joining them to discuss the looming energy crisis and its global impact is Elaine Levin, President at Powerhouse. And later, we are joined by Captain Mary Ann Schaffer, Managing Director and System Chief Pilot at United Airlines, who unpacks United's mission to cut carbon emissions. Elaine Levin is the President at Powerhouse: https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/review?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:abd5c0cc-d3aa-4163-b3a0-7e9a33a339eb#pageNum=1 Captain Mary Ann Schaffer is the Managing Director, System Chief Pilot at United Airlines: https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/review?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:cfde71d1-b30e-42bd-8f39-a2d1dce8bf7c#pageNum=1 References: NSLT Ep. 184, “The Centaur's Dilemma with Judge James Baker (Part 1)”: https://www.americanbar.org/groups/law_national_security/nslt/centaur-dilemma-judge-baker-part-one/ NSLT Ep. 194, “A Conversation with the Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines”: https://www.americanbar.org/groups/law_national_security/nslt/a-conversation-with-the-director-of-national-intelligence-avril-haines/ NSLT, Ep. 85, “Climate Security and the Changing Landscape of Threat Part II with Mark Nevitt”: https://www.americanbar.org/groups/law_national_security/nslt/20190718-climate-security-and-the-changing-landscape-of-threat-part2/ ABA Afghanistan Response Project: www.americanbar.org/advocacy/rule_o…istan-response/

WSJ What’s News
Why United Gave Up Trying to Predict the Travel Rebound

WSJ What’s News

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 15:12


P.M. Edition for Oct. 21. The pandemic upended air travel and last year carriers tried to come up with plans to make it through. United Airlines came to an unconventional conclusion - that it couldn't predict when, or even if, air travel would rebound. Reporter Alison Sider joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more on how that strategy worked. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Simple Flying Aviation News Podcast
#89: Alitalia Becomes ITA, Ten Years Of The 787 & 3 More Stories

Simple Flying Aviation News Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 28:46


In episode 89 of the Simple Flying podcast, your hosts Jo and Tom discuss, Goodbye Alitalia, Hello ITA Frankfurt Hahn Airport's insolvency United Airlines' massive route announcement Ten years of Boeing 787 Dreamliner operations An unusual use for a Boeing 787

Healthy Wealthy & Smart
562: Dr. C. Adam Callery: Post Covid-19, Resetting Business for Continuity

Healthy Wealthy & Smart

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 37:19


In this episode, Managing Director of Sagesse Lumiere, Dr. C. Adam Callery, talks about small In businesses in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. Today, Dr. Callery talks about the implications of the pandemic on future business strategies, the importance of agility, and understanding cashflow. How often should a business of any size check their financial status? Hear about some emerging trends, three critical activities for success, how Dr. Callery helps other entrepreneurs, and get his valuable advice, all on today's episode of The Healthy, Wealthy & Smart Podcast.   Key Takeaways “Never confuse faith that you will prevail in the end.” “If you want to be successful moving forward, you have to be ready for these unexpected changes.” “You can't be afraid to act fast, but you don't want to be reckless.” “You have to take a step back sometimes and attack a problem formally.” “I cannot just assume that because my bank account has money in it that I'm actually in a good position.” “You have to position yourself, or maybe carve out specific time, for you to really learn your industry.” “You have to be close enough to the operations to know what's going on.” “It is extremely important, whether you're an existing business owner or a new business owner, to truly understand what cashflow means.” “You can do it. You can actually be an entrepreneur. Just go out and do it.” “Bring people around you who have the knowledge that you need, because you're not going to know everything, and if you adapt that knowledge, you'll be successful.”   More about Dr. Callery Dr. Callery is an entrepreneur and higher education educator. For the past eleven (11) years, Dr. Callery has worked directly with the start-up and emerging business communities at a national level. For ten of the eleven years, Dr. Callery has held the roles as facilitator and trainer for two (2) nationally recognized small business growth programs, the US Small Business Administration's Streetwise MBA Program in Chicago and the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program. His company, Sagesse Lumiere, a small business coaching and consulting firm, was established seven years ago to complement the work he was doing in these programs. To date, Dr. Callery has advised over one thousand small business founders while participating within the national programs cited above. Dr. Callery, as a coach and consultant, works with small business owners on approaches to effectively build value by deploying new business practices and processes to improve financial performance and operational efficiency. Prior to working with small business owners as a business coach, Dr. Callery worked for several Fortune 1000 companies such as IBM, Dow/Dupont, Pepsi, United Airlines, and First National Bank of Chicago. His broad industry experience has prepared him to be a capable business consultant. Since leaving the corporate arena, he has become a trusted advisor for many small business founders. As a higher education educator, he has served as an Associate Dean for workforce development programs and currently works as a tenured faculty member for Harold Washington College, one of the City Colleges of Chicago. Dr. Callery has earned a Bachelor's in Chemical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology; a Master of Business Administration from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; and a Doctorate in Higher Education from National Louis University, Chicago.   Suggested Keywords Healthy, Wealthy, Smart, Small Business, COVID-19, Research, Success, Cashflow, Entrepreneurship, Mentorship, Finance   Resources: The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program WSC1998: AVOIDING THE BLUES FOR AIRLINE TRAVELERS   To learn more, follow Dr. Callery at: Website:          https://sagesselumiere.com Twitter:            @callerysagesse Instagram:       @callery_sagesselumiere LinkedIn:         Dr. C. Adam Callery   Subscribe to Healthy, Wealthy & Smart: Website:                      https://podcast.healthywealthysmart.com Apple Podcasts:          https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/healthy-wealthy-smart/id532717264 Spotify:                        https://open.spotify.com/show/6ELmKwE4mSZXBB8TiQvp73 SoundCloud:               https://soundcloud.com/healthywealthysmart Stitcher:                       https://www.stitcher.com/show/healthy-wealthy-smart iHeart Radio:               https://www.iheart.com/podcast/263-healthy-wealthy-smart-27628927   Read the Full Transcript Here:  00:03 Hi, Dr. Callery. Welcome to the podcast. It's an honor to have you on. So thanks so much for joining me.   00:10 I'm so happy to be here. And so glad you invited me to attend your podcast.   00:14 Oh, this is great. And you know, like I said in the, in the intro, you were our lead instructor for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business program. So I owe a lot of my being a therapist and having to be a business owner to now being a business owner who happens to be a therapist to you and the rest of the staff and business advisors. It was really life changing. So thank you so much.   00:40 Well, I think I thank you for being a participant in the program. It's a hard program, we asked a lot of you for an extended period of time. And I have to say, I cannot do it solely by myself. It really is just a good strong team that covers so many different areas of business management that's needed for most small business owners. So I'm just having to have good people around me, that helps make the process very smooth.   01:05 Yeah, absolutely. And today, we are going to talk about sort of small business owners, and the effects of COVID-19, which we have been in for the last 18 months and doesn't look like it's ending anytime soon. But we are back to work. There are mitigation factors in place. But now, how do we position ourselves for the long term in this new world? So my question is, what are some of the lessons you have learned over the past 18 months? And what are the implications for your future business strategies?   01:50 Well, I think that's a great question. Because myself, I'm also a business owner, I am a small business coach. And I would have to say for the last 18 months, that's been a question that's been raised many times, I can think back to March, when we first moved into COVID. Everything shut down. And to be honest, it seemed very dark at that time. And then for the next three to four months, I was working with a lot of small business owners, and we were having those discussions, what are what's next, you know, how do I get out of this. And in fact, if you started to look at the newspaper, you'll see headlines saying this is the worst crisis since the depression or behind closed doors, there's calamity. And when you read those phrases, it actually diminishes your ability to be a leader, and organizer of your business. And so what I had to do as a coach started having different discussions and say, we must look forward. And the way I did that was having a time with individuals to stop and say, Hey, if we take a look at the Great Depression, or the great recession of 2008, those same phrases were being said then, yet, we were still standing in 2020. So we have to believe that we're going to pass through this period as well. And so the discussion became, how do we do that, and in most cases, and then bring back or I should say, shorten your horizon from looking out two to three years, to just make it now bring it down to three months down the six months, make it manageable, it was easier for you to see out three months, it's easier for to see how six months, and then just be very tactical. And so during that last quarter of 2020, through the beginning of the initiation of 2021, many of the conversations with business owners have centered on that, how can we focus on some short tactical goals that keep the lights on, they keep my current employees satisfied, so they stay with me to make sure the customers I do have still like the services are providing or the product that they're buying from us. Therefore, we have to maintain the same level of quality. So just being very tactical that way. And then hopefully, when we're on the other side, we can then return to a posture where we're thinking longer term.   04:06 And all that, to me just sounds like a small business owners that we have to be really agile, and we have to be able to pivot. And so can you speak to a little bit more about agility as a business owner, and how we can foster that if it's something that we're not used to?   04:28 Well, agility, you know, it's a strong word, right? So it means that we're flexible. But again, coming through this COVID period, it didn't seem like flexibility existed. Everywhere I turned, something was shutting down. So I've seen closer to the end, then something that was gonna be an opportunity in the future. And I came across a quote, it came out of the book called Good to Great. That was written in 2001. And I wrote it down someone just read it verbatim because it's a unique quote, but I think it addresses issue. It says never confused. That you will prevail in the end. So that saying this thing of, I have faith that I'm going to win, I have faith that my business is going to win, it's going to be successful, and I'm gonna make a lot of money from it, or I'm going to be fame, I'm going to become famous from it, you have this faith, you got to have this confidence, that's probably a better word, I got to have the confidence that I will make it through. But here's what the rest of the quote says it says, I can never lose that confidence. However, I must have the discipline to confront the most brutal acts of your current reality. So the current reality of 2020 was, everybody's impacted at the same time, my competitors, my peers, people across the ocean, everyone is getting hit with this calamity. So now I have to think out of the box, and I also have to think very practically, so that's where the agility comes in, I didn't have a lot of time to wait six months to see if it's gonna work, because I may not be here. So I may have to take some cost cutting measures that are going to be very draconian, but necessary, I may have to talk to my staff and negotiate with them, and maybe get them to take a cut and pay, letting them know I'm trying to keep everyone alive here, I may have to talk to my customers in a different way and find out, are you still here? You know, are you still viable, because my customer is also impacted by this. So then I can sort of forecast what my sales potential could be. Because many of the customers went out of business for many of my clients. So agility means that you are being sorry, that you're focusing on today. And you're being very practical, very tactical, you're using your experiences, from your I should say, your past experiences as a business leader, and a business owner. But you also are willing, and here's the key, you are willing to take in advice from subject matter experts who are in your industry, and also outside your industry to help you navigate this because this was so unknown, a lot of unknown territory that we were crossing through.   06:55 Absolutely. And I would also think that in that time, I'll use the example of the physical therapy profession, but kind of acknowledge acknowledging emerging trends during this time. So for the physical therapy world, certainly here in New York City, we were close, literally shut down ghost town from March to almost June or July of 2020. So what do you have to do to keep things going? So the emerging trend was telehealth? Yeah, telehealth has been a trend and it has been coming up and coming up. But I think as a PT, if you didn't acknowledge that that trend existed, and didn't hug that trend, like it's your best friend, you you were in trouble, right? So what other kinds of trends Did you see within the small business world that people had to acknowledge and embrace in order to not only bring them through 2020. But I'm sure a lot of those trends have continued well into this year.   07:56 I agree 100%, the hardest trend, and I don't know if I can call it a trend, that's probably more of an action, the action that I may have to return to what I was before. And what I mean by that is, maybe we're a sizable business, you had 50 employees, or maybe employees and contractors working for you that accounted for about 50 people that you're responsible for, had a fairly good customer base that you're working with COVID hits and everything shuts down. Now, you may have to go back to what you were three years earlier, that's when you started the business where you were a smaller company, not as nimble because you were smaller, but you were very focused and very targeted. And that was the trend, I was saying that people say I'm at the roll back to where I was before. And that by rolling back doesn't mean I'm failed, which is another trend element. It doesn't mean I'm failing, it means I had to adjust, you know. So it's realizing that businesses aren't always going to go up with hockey stick and grow, grow, grow, grow without interruption, that there will be these troughs. And if I hit a trough, I may have to back up a little bit. In this case, people have to back up a lot. A great example of that would be the restaurant community. Here in Chicago, I've seen it all over where people physically had to change the menu, they may have 30 items on the menu. And they just took duct tape and started covering over things and reduce the menu down to something that they could manage based on staff based on a cost of the ingredients based on just pure demand, because now they're doing just takeout services, no longer doing to sit in services. why they do that, because I have to still pay the rent, I still have to pay some utilities, I still have to pay something. So I have to have some money coming in. And I want to be here for the next day. So I may have to swallow deeply. And Take another deep breath and say I have to go back to where I was maybe when I started the business so I can survive this period not knowing if you remember not knowing back in April, how long is this going to go? Because the predictions were two months, six months, two years, five years. Nobody knew. So You had to be very specific and very intentional about how far you will go back in time in order to survive and be here for the future.   10:09 Yeah, I mean, gosh, back in March, when New York City shut down, I was like, ah, six or eight weeks, we'll   10:15 be back up and running. Let's see, 18 months later,   10:21 not quite back to where we were. But getting closer. But to your point, yeah, I thought it would just be like six or eight weeks. And this will be a little adjustment that I'd have to make in my business. But it, it actually turned into a long term adjustment that I love. And I'm glad now that it's part of my business. So that ability to pivot quickly actually turned into a big positive for my company, because now I can actually see more people because I don't have to see them in person.   10:51 I agree. I agree. And I stole something else out to you. It's not so much of a trend, but it's probably a revelation. So we know a lot of business owners have different backgrounds, and they come from different walks of life. And so if we put an academic hat on, we have individuals coming out of MBA programs, and they have knowledge around business. The key is what does an MBA program teach? What MBA program teaches is that you need to go out and look at the environment that you're in. So that means you research on what some of these latest trends are. When we have a situation like COVID, I know many business owners typically don't worry about what the trends are, they worry more about what's going on in their daily environment in their community, and their marketplace, and they're just focused on can I sell something tomorrow, I think COVID has opened up a new reality that if you want to be successful moving forward, you have to be ready for these unexpected change as well. How can I reduce the number of unexpected changes, I start to do some research, I start to do some reading in my industry and also outside of my industry. So I can see those trends that you were talking about earlier. So telemarketing has been or tele health rather, has been around for a long time. People talk about it, but it wasn't economically feasible. Then when I need it, those who knew about it jumped on it. So but I had to know about it, I needed to have that information. So this is an important time as business leaders now to say, what else do I need to know? Do I need to join my industry associations? Do I need to go out and and go to conferences, go to particular training programs, where I can start to learn about what is going on around me so I can be better equipped for the next situation may not be a pandemic? Or it could be droughts, if you're out west? Who knows? It's going to be something so how can I be prepared for the next something?   12:39 Yeah, because you know, something that you had brought that you brought up in our kind of communication before we recorded this is and I like this phrase you put in quotations, you can't be afraid to act fast. But you don't want to be reckless. Yes, yeah, right. And so by doing the research, you can act quickly, and not in a reckless manner. Because you know where you are, you know, what the industry is holding, and you've got that research. So you can act quickly with authority. And with some sense of operation.   13:15 I agree. And ask where, you know, we want to say, you want to be intentional. And that's what that word really means. And especially when we're in our programs, we use that word a lot. But it's good to unpack it. So you just mentioned and that reckless, and I'm not trying to be strong willed. So when I'm talking to my employees, I'm trying to hit them over here with a club, but I'm intentional. So I have I know where I want to go, I've taken the time to do some research. So I've set a goal in mind, I've also decided on a path that we can take, but I'm also willing to ask around to see if that's the best path. So that's where I'm not being reckless, I'll go ahead and qualify it by talking to other subject matter experts, talk to other people in the industry and say, This is what I want to do based on my capabilities. What do you guys think? What do you people think? And that can help me then to minimize risk? Because we'll never eliminate it. We're just trying to minimize risk. So we can be successful.   14:10 Absolutely. And so now, we've we've sort of identified research we have we spoke to people, we got advice. Now we want to move forward. So we need some sort of formal operations. So these operations, as you said, they kind of revolve around three critical activities. So can you share with the listeners what those critical activities are, to make that those formal operations successful?   14:38 So I can that'd be beautiful. We've met through the Goldman Sachs program and what I've learned over the last 10 years in that program, is that you have to take a step back sometimes and attack a problem formally. And so we start off with the purpose, what is your business purpose? And what that means, of course, is what do you think? to do in your marketplace, who you're trying to sell to, why you're doing it, why are you actually involved in this work? The second thing we try to do is examine how we actually do the work. And this is the operational piece. So how do we actually do the work? How do we earn our revenues? How do we manage our team? How do we actually produce the product or service? Are we doing it efficiently? And then the last piece I call her reflection, but that's the research piece. I've been doing this for five years, I've been doing it for 10 years, is this the best way to do it now, based on the changes in the business environment, changes in government regulations, changes in social trends, changes in the number of competitors, or the type of competitors that so the three pieces are looking at my purpose? Why did I get into this business? Why do I want to do this or continue to do this kind of work, I look at my model my business model in general, and think about how I currently conduct business and see there's a better way I can do it more efficiently, more effectively. And then last but not least, I have this reflection or research activity that I do continuously continuous learning to make sure I understand my marketplace, understand my industry, understand what's happening with competitors around me also start to probe and find out are my customers still satisfied with what I'm doing? And if not, what do I need to do to reach them?   16:21 Yeah, and I'm glad that you said that you're continuously looking at this, because this isn't something that you do when you start your business, you assess your purpose, your model and solutions and reflect. It's not like you just do it once. Yes. Like how often would you say do you recommend even the business owners that you work with, kind of go through these three critical activities?   16:47 Well, I think we can take the model from the corporates. Now you understand corporations are huge, billion dollar places, but they are billion dollar places for a reason. And that is because they do take the time to annually look at what they do, and assess whether or not is making sense. So if I was any business owner, I don't care what size you are, I would make it a point to say maybe in the fall, that November period, Christmas period, when it's kind of quiet, people focused on vacation or focus on the holidays, you take that time, sit down with your management team and say, hey, let's think about how our last year went. Is there something that we want to do better, right doesn't mean that you did anything wrong? Is there something that I can improve upon? Or are there some new things coming down the pipeline that I need to be aware of, or we'd need to be aware of, that we need to plan for starting in January. So doing an annually isn't a bad practice. And if you do it formally, and you do it every year, it just becomes part of your routine. And you'll start to think about the questions you want to ask each other during those sessions. And you'll be able to flesh out what is happening with the business. In fact, you probably want to go ahead and bring in some of your key employees that sit them around a table, get some insight from them on what they're experiencing, when you're engaging your clients, when they're engaging your suppliers, or if what they see, in general, they may see some things in the market that you have missed. And it's a good time to sit back and get their feedback as well.   18:16 And how often would you say suggest to a business owner small of any size, but let's say a small business owner, to really look at the financials of their business once a quarter every month, every week, every night before you go to bed? Like is there overkill? Or? Or what? What are your thoughts on that?   18:40 That's a tough question is a tough question, right? Because Is there any should you have any limit on when you look at your numbers, because for instance, everybody will tell you, you need to know your numbers. So if I'm sitting in front of an investor, or a banker, they're going to say you need to know your numbers. But I guess the question is, what are they really asking me? They're probably just asking, do you know enough about your numbers to tell me whether or not you're profitable? That's really the question they want to know. And they want you to be able to tell them that, tell them you're profitable in a confident manner. And they can easily see if you're sort of dancing around the question, right? Because you really don't know your numbers today. They can sense that in the way you respond, your eye contact, and so on. So to your direct question, how often should I look, if I put on my accounting hat, we typically look once a month. So every month we take a step back, and we see how the business is performing financially. In order to do that, we probably need to have some type of system in place. That could be a QuickBooks system, or it could be a cell spreadsheet. It depends on the complexity of your business. And that's when we have to define a small business. So small business can be defined as any business with less than 500 employees. That's a big business. But let's say I'm a mom and pop I have less than 10 employees. In fact, I am the key employee and everyone else is a contractor. If I'm that size, once a month is probably still appropriate, I need to take the time to stop. And look, I cannot just assume that because my bank account has money in it, that I'm actually in a good position. So if I take the time, look at it once a month, that's probably enough. The furthest I would like to go out is probably three months, you know, quarterly, but want to go beyond that. Because a lot can happen to a business in two days, let alone in 90 days. And if I'm not keeping track of my numbers, I may find myself in a very dire cashflow position, and maybe find myself going out of business fairly quickly.   20:42 Yeah, excellent advice. Excellent advice. Thank you for that. And you know, as we start to wrap things up, what would be if you could give one or two pieces of advice to let's say, a new small business owner, so their business is less than a year old? What is your best advice for those business owners?   21:04 I think it's extremely important for the person just getting started to do some of the things we're talking about earlier, you have to position yourself or maybe carve out specific time for you to really learn your industry. So that could mean joining an industry association, going to those industry association meetings. So that's gonna take time, read some of their white papers that they generate about your industry. So for instance, I was at one time I was looking at buying a limo service, I love this guy service used to take me to the airport all the time, all his drivers were professional, his cars were clean, well maintained. And all I knew about the business at the time was the fact he took me in a limo to the airport. But that's not knowing the business. So I went ahead, I contacted limo Association, they sent out to me information on the business, you know, on the industry, the cost factors, the maintenance issues, some of the trends in the industry. After reading all those materials, and learning that it was a very highly capitalized business, I realized that it wasn't for me, at that time, still like the business. But I knew I was not in a position where I had enough capital to keep the cars up to spec to meet the requirements of running a limo business. So if I'm starting a business, whatever it is, I need to know as much as possible about that industry and the business model itself. How's the business make money? What are the cost factors? What are the what are the cost influencers, I need to know that like the back of my hand, then when I'm running the business on a day to day, I need to be in the business to see how it really operates. I've met some people that have started a business. And I've started another one that started know when I started another one. And I now ask them I said, Well, how do you possibly run three businesses at the same time? Well, I got people working for me. And what comes to mind is something someone told me many years ago, is that you have to smell the people. And what this is gain from Business School, and the professor was saying, you have to be close enough to the operations to know what's going on. And if you're too far away from it, there's too many things that can happen to the operations that will shut you down. And so if you're just getting started, your focus needs to be in the business and getting the business to a place where it's stable, and is sustainable. That usually means creating cash reserves, that usually means bringing in solid employees, it usually means having a great understanding of your customers so that you know you have returning customers that'll help keep the business afloat.   23:42 Excellent. Thank you so much. I know a lot of people that listen to this podcast or maybe budding entrepreneurs, they've been in business for maybe a year or two. So I think that advice is really great for that group. Now, is there anything have we not covered something that you were like, I want to hit this point during this podcast?   24:02 I think it's important, we haven't used that key phrase. And that's cash flow. It is extremely important whether you are a existing business owner, or a new business owner to truly understand what cash flow means. And so when we talk about cash flow, what it means in general, is that we're talking about the money that's coming in. And that's where most people focus is, Hey, I'm making revenues, things are going well. But you can't just stop there, you got to think about the cash outflow. And people say I write the checks every day, I know how much money is going out. The third piece is timing. You have to think about when the money has to be paid out. When does that liability has to be paid out, and whether or not I'm going to have enough cash on hand to pay it on time. Because once I default on that payment, I'm now in trouble. The bank is knocking at the door. My creditors are knocking at the door, my investors are knocking at the door and I'm going to have problems paying my employees so on and so on. So cash flow is very important. And it's important from the standpoint of you have to truly understand the definition of it. And what it means is inflow is outflow. And it's also timing. When is the money coming in to pay those current debts that I have? Will I run into a situation where I don't have enough coming in to pay those debts? And if I do, what am I going to do about it? Am I going to reach into my personal account and pay it? Am I going to run down to the bank and ask for a line of credit? Do I need to run out and find investors? Who can give me additional cash to help me close that gap? So cash flow is critical?   25:36 Yeah. And I think, as you were saying that the thing that popped into my mind is, ooh, this is why Ponzi schemes ultimately fail.   25:44 Yes, yes. Because the money stops coming in. And their commitments outweigh our Yeah, extend beyond the, the amount of money that's coming in.   25:54 Right. Right. Yeah, that is why a Ponzi scheme fails. And, and I agree that cash flow is so important. And it's something that I didn't really wrap my head around fully until the Goldman Sachs program. You know, I knew like, yeah, money's coming in. But once I started doing cash flow statements, I was like, Ah, okay, yeah. Now I got it. No, I know, I can now I understand this as, as one of the three sisters, you know, your cash flow statement, your balance sheet, and your income statement.   26:32 Exactly, exactly. And it's the cash flow statement, and we never talk about, you talk about it. If you again, be school, we talk about all the time, but most people just stop at the income statement. In particular, they stop at the income side, then when you introduce the balance sheet, I don't see why I really need it. I don't have any assets. But they don't combine the two to come up with the cash flow. And that's what you really want.   26:53 Yeah, yeah. Excellent. All right. Now, where can actually let's talk before we before I asked, Where can people find you? Why don't you talk a little bit more about your business? And how you help other entrepreneurs, your coaching business and what you do to help entrepreneurs?   27:12 Well, what I do is I focus in the business development area, as well as the operations or organizational development area. And what does that mean? So I come in as a business coach, not as a consultant, I sit down with my clients, and we have discussion. So it's like we're doing now and we focus on the issues that are facing them. So in a business development side, for instance, such as a marketing issue, we're not talking about social media, what we're talking about is more around a target market. Have they identified the right persons, or the right audience? When it comes to marketing? Also, you got to think about the delivery of the product and service. Are there some challenges in terms of quality, some challenges in terms of delivery, that they're facing? And then we start to peel back a little bit? And this is where we get into the operations? Why are you having those challenges? Is it a capability issue is a capacity issue, these things have to be fixed, or the marketing, social media really won't matter? So I focus on a business development sort of working backwards? What are you trying to sell? What are you servicing? How are you working with your clients? And what are your business capabilities, what is what is your business capacity, in order to essentially achieve the goals that you've set for the business or to meet your current demand for your customers, those are all very important pieces, because most businesses will suffer or in a trough when they get to that third and fifth year when they try to scale up. And they always find, hey, I have this resource deficit. And I usually think it's money but it's not so much money, it's really capacity and capability, they may not have the right people on hand, they may not have the skill themselves in order to scale up and they need to go back, build up those skills so that they can grow. And that's where the coaching comes in and sort of help the build up those skills.   28:57 Awesome. Now where can people find you?   29:00 Well, they can find me right on the internet. I have a website out there, my, my company has a very unique names, it's called suggests luminaire and will suggest and stores wisdom, and then luminaires light. And so right out there on the internet, I have a web page where you can contact me through that or you can come back contact me through LinkedIn. So I do have a LinkedIn profile out there. That's probably the best way most people will contact me through LinkedIn. And then we'll set up an appointment and we go from there.   29:29 Perfect and we will have direct links to all of that at podcast at healthy wealthy, smart, calm and the Show Notes for this episode, so don't worry if you didn't have a pen you can take it down. totally get it we will have one click direct links to all of that. And now, Dr. calorie for the last question, which is a question I asked everyone, knowing where you are now in your life and in your business, what advice would you give to your younger self   29:57 so what I would tell my younger self I'm fully invested in entrepreneurship, I would tell my younger self is that you can do it, you can actually be an entrepreneur. To be honest, when I came out of school or coming came out of undergraduate, my mind wasn't there, my mind was I had to go through this career track, because that's the only possibility that entrepreneur thing, or that small business thing was just too far out there. You have to literally be born into it. It has to be a legacy relationship in order to start a business. Today, I recognize after meeting so many people in this space, that's really not it is really tied to have any interest. People use the word passion, but I go beyond the same passion, you really have that ambition that you're willing to give all in order to accomplish this. And so I would tell my younger self, that you do have that ability, you do have that ambition, just go out and do it. Bring people around you who have the knowledge that you need, because you're not gonna know everything. And if you adapt that knowledge, you'll be successful.   31:03 And I think that's great advice. And especially for a lot of the physical therapists who listen to this podcast, because so often we graduate, and we think, well, I'll work at a clinic, I'll work at a hospital, I'll do that for 40 years, and then I'll retire. You know, it's like, it's never it. Because in school, we're not really given any entrepreneurial mentorship or classes, you really have to seek it out on your own. And so I think that's great advice for any students listening or newer graduates, who think, Well, my mom wasn't wasn't an entrepreneur, my dad or I don't, I don't have any real role models in my immediate family, but that you can do it if you surround yourself with the right people, and you have the ambition and passion to do it. So I think that is excellent advice. So thank you for that. Well, and thank you again, for coming on the podcast and for being a great instructor in the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business program, I can put a link up to that too, if people are interested in learning more about the program because it is a life changing program. It was for me and I'm sure as an instructor, it must have been for you as well.   32:13 Oh, it hasn't. It hasn't, I have to say, I never, I never thought I'd have this experience. It's been now going into my 11th year and I've actually set before 1000 business owners never thought that could happen in my wildest dreams and having the ability to have conversations like we're having now. Again, it's opened up my mind to say the The possibilities are limitless in this country when it comes to being able to create something that you want to create. And that's the beauty of it. So it's it's a fantastic opportunity. Fantastic country fantastic. Time, even though it's difficult time, it's a fantastic time to to do something that you want to do.   32:57 Excellent. And on that note, I will wrap things up by saying thank you again and thank you to all of the listeners for tuning in today. Have a great couple of days and stay healthy, wealthy and smart.

Crain's Daily Gist
10/21/21: The newest "Why didn't I think of that?" housing idea

Crain's Daily Gist

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 33:55


Crain's residential real estate reporter Dennis Rodkin talks with host Amy Guth about news from the local housing market, including a Bucktown firm that makes homes look market-ready and is going national, the former home of pioneering Black attorney Nathan McGill, and a lifetime award for architect Stuart Cohen. Plus: White House details vaccine plan for kids ages 5-11, United Airlines posts smaller loss after variant wrecks profit plan, tech worker pay rising here while slowing in New York and San Francisco, and Chicago-based Fresh Street aims to be the area's first online-only grocery store.

Wall Street Unplugged - Your Best Source for Finance, Investing & Economics

Earnings season is well underway… Netflix just reported solid earnings and continues to gain subscribers. Daniel and I discuss the streaming giant's new hit show, Squid Game, and how the company continues to be the king of great content. [2:00] United Airlines also reported a strong quarter... and foresees a coming bottom to COVID impacts. This is great news as travel returns to pre-pandemic levels. [8:40] In other airline news, Southwest decided to back off vaccine mandates. Daniel explains why this issue goes beyond airlines… and how mandates can hurt local economies. [10:40] Facebook has chosen Coinbase to roll out its crypto wallet, Novi. Daniel shares why he's bullish on the social media giant despite not being a fan of its services. [22:05]  Bitcoin hit a fresh all-time high today. The news comes on the heels of the launch of the ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF (BITO), which began trading this week. I explain why I expect the momentum to continue—and whether you should buy BITO. [25:45]  Next, I break down some data on why supply chain issues will continue to cause stress across the economy—particularly in one sector. [29:58] I also share some quick thoughts on Procter & Gamble's strong earnings. [33:55] And finally, there's never been a better time to get into the crypto space. And with the special offer we just released TODAY for my Crypto Intelligence advisory… you can lock in a free crypto pick. [35:16]  Enjoyed this episode? Get Wall Street Unplugged delivered FREE to your inbox every Wednesday: https://www.curzioresearch.com/wall-street-unplugged/   Wall Street Unplugged podcast is available at: --: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/wall-street-unplugged-frank/ -- : https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/curzio-research/wall-street-unplugged-2 -- : https://www.curzioresearch.com/category/podcast/wall-street-unplugged/   : https://twitter.com/frankcurzio :. https://www.facebook.com/CurzioResearch/ : https://www.linkedin.com/in/frank-curzio-690561a7/ : https://www.curzioresearch.com

This Week In Location Based Marketing
Location Weekly - Episode 539

This Week In Location Based Marketing

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 20:18


#LocationWeekly episode # 539 is out! This week we talk about Old Spice going wild with Snapchat at Walmart, Toronto's Art Heist scavenger hunt, United Airlines using PayPal QR codes for in-flight payments, and Starfield Hanam shopping mall in Korea launching an interactive video wall campaign. Tune in now! https://thelbma.com/podcasts/location-weekly-episode-539/

Noon Business Hour on WBBM Newsradio
Job Offers, United Airlines Expansion & Crypto Currency

Noon Business Hour on WBBM Newsradio

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 18:17


On today's Noon Business Hour, we take a look at how prospective workers may hold the cards when it comes to finding a new job, United Airlines' ambitious plans for international expansion, and crypto currency goes mainstream. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Plane Talking UK's Podcast
Episode 388 - A Good PR Needed

Plane Talking UK's Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 110:43


Join Carlos, Matt, Nev and Armando for this week's programme. In this week's show Some BA passengers spend a rather long time on board an aircraft, Ryanair are accused of blackmail & United Airlines are off to Spain! Well Mallorca anyway. In the military the B-1 Bombers we highlighted last week start moving throughout Europe; The USAF's AC-130 Ghostrider gunship gets a new test laser; and a Royal Australian Navy MH-60 Seahawk ditches thus grounding the whole fleet until the investigation is complete. Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email podcast@planetalkinguk.com or comment in our chatroom on YouTube. Here are the links to the stories we featured this week : COMMERCIAL Ryanair B738 near Tenerife on Oct 11th 2021, engine trouble after flying through volcanic ashes https://www.avherald.com/h?article=4ee9dfe1&opt=0 Travel expert buys every extra in a bid to make flying Ryanair 'first class' https://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/travel_news/article-10092435/Travel-expert-buys-extra-bid-make-flying-Ryanair-class-experience.html British Airways Passengers Forced to Spend Night on Plane During Epic 22-Hr Diversion https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/british-airways-flight-diverted-manila-b1936014.html New budget airline Bonza aims to fill gap in Australia routes https://www.theguardian.com/business/2021/oct/12/new-budget-airline-bonza-aims-to-fill-gap-in-australia-routes Ryanair passengers accuse airline of 'blackmail' after being BANNED from flying https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10083113/Ryanair-passengers-accuse-airline-blackmail-BANNED-flying-refund-row.html Southwest's 'spider web-like' route map is why flights as far as California were canceled due to weather in Florida https://www.businessinsider.com/why-my-southwest-flight-was-canceled-bad-weather-in-florida-2021-10 Boeing 787 Dreamliner has new problem involving titanium parts, report says https://www.foxbusiness.com/lifestyle/boeing-new-defect-787-dreamliner United Airlines Announces Routes to Amman, Mallorca, Bergen, Among Others https://aeroxplorer.com/articles/uniteds-new-routes-are-insane-flights-to-amman-azores-mallorca-and-more.php Hydrogen-powered ATR 72 gets a launch customer https://www.aerotime.aero/29164-hydrogen-powered-atr-72-has-a-launch-customer Sixteen dead after plane carrying parachutists crashes in Russia https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/sixteen-dead-after-plane-carrying-parachutists-crashes-in-russia/ar-AAPkR1B?ocid=msedgntp

The Real Investment Show Podcast
Stocks to Watch as the Earnings Parade Continues

The Real Investment Show Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 3:47


NOTE: Watch the video version of this report by subscribing to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KgBSGXS0vpQ&list=PLVT8LcWPeAujOhIFDH3jRhuLDpscQaq16&index=1 (10/19/21) Earnings season is well underway, and there are companies of interest to us: Nexflix' adding of classic shows, like "Seinfeld," and investingi on new, original programming, portend for subscriber growth. UnitedAirlines has been struggling, thanks to the pandemic travel phobia, so there's room to grow. Johnson & Johnson have also been under pressure, but look at the retinue of items the offer that people need to buy. Similarly, Procter & Gamble has been doing better following a correction; also a well-diversified staples company. Transportation is an area of interest, Kansas City Southern reports today; products have to be shipped by truck and train as supply chains revive. KCS suffered a pullback, creating an opportunity to buy. - Hosted by RIA Advisors Chief Investment Strategist, Lance Roberts -------- Get more info & commentary: https://realinvestmentadvice.com/newsletter/ -------- Visit our Site: www.realinvestmentadvice.com Contact Us: 1-855-RIA-PLAN -------- Subscribe to RIA Pro: https://riapro.net/home -------- Connect with us on social: https://twitter.com/RealInvAdvice https://twitter.com/LanceRoberts https://www.facebook.com/RealInvestmentAdvice/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/realinvestmentadvice/ #Netflix #UnitedAirlines #Johnson_and_Johnson #Procter_and_Gamble #Kansas_City_Southern #Stocks #Trading #Rates #Money #Markets #Finance

Hard Landings
Episode 104: UA811

Hard Landings

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 53:00


On Feburary 24, 1989 A United Airlines 747 is doing a flight from Hawaii to New Zealand on its way to Australia when a big bang is heard while they are over the Pacific. What caused this flight to turn around and make an emergency landing back in Hawaii? --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hard-landings-podcast/support

Travel Guys Radio
Vaccinated international travelers soon to be welcome in the US

Travel Guys Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2021 43:29


Listen Now On the Sunday, October 17th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, vaccinated international travelers will soon be welcome in the US, an international airline (SAS) is ditching the mask requirement for some flights, and Captain Kirk soars into space. Our Smarter Traveler segment talks about United Airlines extension of many travel credits/vouchers, and an update on the Southwest meltdown from last week. Ed Perkins, travel journalist and advocate for travelers,...

The_C.O.W.S.
The C.O.W.S. Neutralizing Workplace Racsim 10/15/21 #JonGruden #RacialBone

The_C.O.W.S.

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2021


The Context of White Supremacy hosts the weekly forum on Neutralizing Workplace Racism. The Covid-19 disruptions continue to roil the workplace worldwide. In addition to supply and labor shortages, more workers are facing the possibility of termination for failure to comply with vaccine mandates. In Seattle, WA reports indicate ferry operators, firefighters and enforcement officials may face looming resignations/firings, for those unwilling to receive the jab. United Airlines also moved to require vaccines for employees. However, the forced resignation of Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden, dominated media reports. Gruden was excoriated after the NFL executives released 2011 emails where Gruden disparaged a black executive as ignorant and big-lipped, insulted females and LGBTQ members, and swapped pornographic images with other White people on their business email. Once again, do not ever, for any reason, view or share pornographic content from your work location or using anyone's work related email. Gruden's case is important, and troubling, because he was not an NFL employee at the time he authored incendiary emails. #VaccineSurcharge INVEST in The COWS – http://paypal.me/TheCOWS Cash App: https://cash.app/$TheCOWS CALL IN NUMBER: 720.716.7300 CODE: 564943#

Black Talk Radio Network
The C.O.W.S. Neutralizing Workplace Racism 10/15/21 #JodenGrudensRacialBone

Black Talk Radio Network

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021


Friday, October 15th 8:00PM Eastern/ 5:00PM Pacific The Context of White Supremacy The Context of White Supremacy hosts the weekly forum on Neutralizing Workplace Racism. The Covid-19 disruptions continue to roil the workplace worldwide. In addition to supply and labor shortages, more workers are facing the possibility of termination for failure to comply with vaccine mandates. In Seattle, WA reports indicate ferry operators, firefighters and enforcement officials may face looming resignations/firings, for those unwilling to receive the jab. United Airlines also moved to require vaccines for employees. However, the forced resignation of Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden, dominated media reports. Gruden was excoriated after the NFL executives released 2011 emails where Gruden disparaged a black executive as ignorant and big-lipped, insulted females and LGBTQ members, and swapped pornographic images with other White people on their business email. Once again, do not ever, for any reason, view or share pornographic content from your work location or using anyone's work related email. Gruden's case is important, and troubling, because he was not an NFL employee at the time he authored incendiary emails. #RacialBone INVEST in The COWS – http://paypal.me/TheCOWS Invest in The C.O.W.S. - https://cash.app/$TheCOWS CALL IN NUMBER: 720.716.7300 CODE 564943# The C.O.W.S. Radio Program is specifically engineered for black & non-white listeners - Victims of White Supremacy. The purpose of this program is to provide Victims of White Supremacy with constructive information and suggestions on how to counter Racist Woman & Racist Man. Phone: 1-605-313-5164 - Access Code 564943# Hit star *6 & 1 to enter caller cue

Black Talk Radio Network
The C.O.W.S. Neutralizing Workplace Racism 10/15/21 #JodenGrudensRacialBone

Black Talk Radio Network

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 180:00


Friday, October 15th 8:00PM Eastern/ 5:00PM Pacific The Context of White Supremacy The Context of White Supremacy hosts the weekly forum on Neutralizing Workplace Racism. The Covid-19 disruptions continue to roil the workplace worldwide. In addition to supply and labor shortages, more workers are facing the possibility of termination for failure to comply with vaccine mandates. In Seattle, WA reports indicate ferry operators, firefighters and enforcement officials may face looming resignations/firings, for those unwilling to receive the jab. United Airlines also moved to require vaccines for employees. However, the forced resignation of Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden, dominated media reports. Gruden was excoriated after the NFL executives released 2011 emails where Gruden disparaged a black executive as ignorant and big-lipped, insulted females and LGBTQ members, and swapped ographic images with other White people on their business email. Once again, do not ever, for any reason, view or share ographic content from your work location or using anyone's work related email. Gruden's case is important, and troubling, because he was not an NFL employee at the time he authored incendiary emails. #RacialBone INVEST in The COWS – http://paypal.me/TheCOWS Invest in The C.O.W.S. - https://cash.app/$TheCOWS CALL IN NUMBER: 720.716.7300 CODE 564943# The C.O.W.S. Radio Program is specifically engineered for black & non-white listeners - Victims of White Supremacy. The purpose of this program is to provide Victims of White Supremacy with constructive information and suggestions on how to counter Racist Woman & Racist Man. Phone: 1-605-313-5164 - Access Code 564943# Hit star *6 & 1 to enter caller cue

SoFi Daily Podcast
SoFi Daily Podcast - 10/15/2021

SoFi Daily Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 4:39


US stocks climbed Thursday. Plus, United Airlines expands its offerings, Mindbody buys ClassPass, and McDonald's tests the McPlant burger.

The Texan Podcast
Weekly Roundup - October 15, 2021

The Texan Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 66:12


This week on The Texan's “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses Governor Abbott's latest vaccine mandate ban after mounting GOP pressure, the U.S. opening the border with Mexico and Canada for fully vaccinated non-essential travelers, Trump placing pressure on the Texas House speaker to pass an election audit bill, an Abbott primary challenger affecting state agency policy, backlogs at Southwest Airlines, a pilot seeking a vaccine exemption at United Airlines, issues within the Texas foster care system for children without placement, the Texas House approving its redistricting maps, a bill requiring public school athletes to compete according to their biological sex making progress in the legislature, and yet another lawmaker retirement.

Ready For Takeoff - Turn Your Aviation Passion Into A Career

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You Are Here
Hell Yeah! Police Join Fight Against Vax Mandates | Guests: Harrison Smith & David Reaboi | 10/14/21

You Are Here

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 110:58


With mandates being enforced on a large scale, people are finally pushing back against this authoritarian nonsense. Up to 50% of the Chicago Police Department is threatening to walk off the job if they are forced to comply with these mandates. Hopefully, more will follow their example. A U.S. judge says the jailing of Capitol riot defendants have had their civil rights violated. Will these political prisoners start to see justice or continue to be unjustly punished? A federal judge in Texas temporarily restrained United Airlines from placing employees on unpaid leave who receive religious exemptions from COVID-19. In a similar move, the L.A. County Sheriff said he won't enforce the mandates being put in place by the city because they aren't the “vaccine police.” Will this pushback have a genuine impact, or will the resistance be met with more force? Joe Rogan had CNN medical expert Sanjay Gupta on to discuss the network's portrayal of Rogan. When confronted with CNN's outright lies, Gupta had little to say to justify the network's actions. The veil is lifting and people en masse are beginning to see this fraud for the deception it really is. We're joined in-studio by David Reaboi, author of “Late Republic Nonsense” on Substack and Harrison Smith, host of "The American Journal." David Reaboi: Twitter - @davereaboi Website: www.davereaboi.com Substack: https://davereaboi.substack.com/welcome Harrison Smith: Twitter - @harrison_of_tx Banned.Video: https://banned.video/channel/the-american-journal Note: The content of this video does not provide medical advice. Please seek the advice of local health officials for any COVID vaccine questions & concerns. Subscribe to You Are Here YouTube: https://bit.ly/2XNLhQw Watch MORE You Are Here on BlazeTV: https://bit.ly/38WB2vw Check out Elijah Schaffer's YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/3C0yWH8 Check out Sydney Watson's YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2YIedK5 Follow Sydney Watson on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SydneyLWatson Follow Elijah Schaffer on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ElijahSchaffer Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The News & Why It Matters
Ep 884 | Is #EmptyShelvesJoe a Sign It's Time for a NATIONAL DIVORCE? | Guests: Michael Malice & David Reaboi

The News & Why It Matters

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 45:03


President Biden announced an agreement to keep the ports of Los Angeles open 24/7 but having #EmptyShelvesJoe trend on Twitter suggests Americans are still far from satisfied with his handling of the economy. Claremont Institute fellow David Reaboi and author Michael Malice join the panel to discuss whether it's time for a national divorce. A federal judge blocked United Airlines from suspending employees for refusing to get vaccinated as President Biden continues to anger workers. Joe Rogan hammered CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta over the network's “lies” that he took “horse dewormers.” Former NFL coach Jon Gruden got canceled again, this time by the Madden video game franchise. Facebook ramped up anti-hate speech protections for journalists. Note: The content of this episode does not provide medical advice. Please seek the advice of local health officials for any COVID vaccine questions & concerns. Today's sponsors: Backed by 30 years of research, OMEGA XL is a powerful, natural supplement that helps reduce pain due to inflammation and promote healthy joints and increased mobility. Order now and get your second bottle free at https://www.omegaxl.com/NEWS If you're trying to stay fit and healthy, Built Bar is the answer. Go to https://built.com and use promo code NEWS15 to save 15% off your next order. Whether for winding down or working out, Raycons are the go-to for on-the-go audio. Raycons offer 8 hours of playtime and a 32-hour battery life. Get 15% off Raycon wireless earbuds at https://BuyRaycon.com/WHY Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The FlipMyFunnel Podcast
965: Launching ABM for SMB: Questions & Answers

The FlipMyFunnel Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 31:04


In this special B2BSMX Q & A episode, we are talking all about ABM and how to launch it for SMB. We speak with Jessica Fernandez - Manager, Growth Marketing at Rapid7, Muhammad Yasin - EVP, Marketing PERQ, and Ashley DuBois- B2B Marketing Manager at United Airlines about their experience with ABM. After introductions and overview, we dive into the Q & A with the audience. Justin's Panel covers:What marketing training they're tired ofThe differing structure of go-to-market teamsAudience questions & answersThis is a #FlipMyFunnel podcast. Check us out on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or here.Listening on a desktop & can't see the links? Just search for Flip My Funnel in your favorite podcast player.

Red Eye Radio
Red Eye Radio 10/13/21 Part 1

Red Eye Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 108:31


Pelosi tells the propaganda arm of the Democratic party to sell their agenda, Southwest Airlines CEO not in favor of vaccine mandate, a record $4.3M people quit their jobs in August, a Fauci poll, Federal judge blocks United Airlines from imposing employee vaccine mandate   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Red Eye Radio
Red Eye Radio 10/13/21 Part 1

Red Eye Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 108:31


Pelosi tells the propaganda arm of the Democratic party to sell their agenda, Southwest Airlines CEO not in favor of vaccine mandate, a record $4.3M people quit their jobs in August, a Fauci poll, Federal judge blocks United Airlines from imposing employee vaccine mandate   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Turley Talks
Ep. 686 Patriots REVOLT Against VACCINE MANDATES All Over the WORLD!!!

Turley Talks

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 11:38


Highlights:  “In Florida, the DeSantis administration is now fining organizations that are willfully disobeying Florida's ban on vax mandates.”“The Roman Catholic church is beginning to push back on vax mandates. Defense One is reporting that the Catholic military servicemen had been given the green light by their archbishop to refuse Covid vaccine based solely on conscientious objection.”“In France, nonstop for months now, for nine straight weekends in a row tens of thousands had been filling the street of Paris and other French cities protesting their government's vaccine mandate and health pass.”“In Montreal Canada, thousands took to the street in support of unvaccinated health care workers, 15,000 of which are in danger of losing their jobs in just a couple of days when their vax mandates kick in.”“Opposition to vax mandates is pre-political, it doesn't involve any particular political ideology. As the archbishop said, it involves the sanctity of conscience. And people on both the left and right affirm and as it turns out, are willing to defend just such sanctity.”Timestamps:[01:46] On the United Airlines vax mandate and how a federal judge in Texas intervened[04:07] How Florida under Ron DeSantis is fining organizations disobeying the ban on vax mandates[05:03] How archbishops are intervening to put a stop to the mandates and how even BLM has declared vax mandate as racist[07:00] On the worldwide uprising against the vax mandateResources:Ep. 685 Biden's Polls IMPLODE as Majority Believe He CHEATED!!!Sign up for the FREE webinar on October 14th here! Proven Strategies to Grow Existing Schools and Start New Ones: Proven Strategies to Grow Existing Schools and Start New Ones (schoolinboundmarketing.com)Get Your Brand-New PATRIOT T-Shirts and Merch Here: https://store.turleytalks.com/Become a Turley Talks Insiders Club Member and get the first 7 days FREE!!: https://insidersclub.turleytalks.com/welcomeFight Back Against Big Tech Censorship! Sign-up here to discover Dr. Steve's different social media options …. but without the censorship! https://www.turleytalks.com/en/alternative-media.com Thank you for taking the time to listen to this episode.  If you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe and/or leave a review.Do you want to be a part of the podcast and be our sponsor? Click here to partner with us and defy liberal culture!If you would like to get lots of articles on conservative trends make sure to sign-up for the 'New Conservative Age Rising' Email Alerts. 

The Effects Loop
Scott Hates United Airlines

The Effects Loop

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 62:02


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Cybercrime Magazine Podcast
CISO 500 Interviews. The Data Security Journey. Deneen DeFiore, VP & CISO at United Airlines.

Cybercrime Magazine Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 14:17


Deneen DeFiore, Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer at United Airlines, joins host Alissa (Dr Jay) Abdullah, PhD, SVP & Deputy CSO at Mastercard, in this episode of the CISO 500. Deneen quickly shares her path to becoming a CISO, discusses how to approach the data security journey, what a "dynamic risk management approach" means, and more. For more on cybersecurity, visit us at https://cybersecurityventures.com Sponsored by Mastercard. https://mastercard.us/en-us.html

David Webb Show
Sherry Walker

David Webb Show

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 10:45


Sherry Walker United Airlines Hearing.

The Chip Franklin Show
October 8 2021 Chip Franklin - LA County Mandates Vax Proof

The Chip Franklin Show

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 9, 2021 17:35


ABC's Alex Stone -  As of today, vaccine proof is required to enter some places in the nation's most populated county.  10 million people live in Los Angeles County and now they have to show they have been vaccinated to enter a bar, winery, nightclub or lounge.  And as of today proof of the vaccine or a recent negative test is required to enter a large event like a Dodgers or Lakers game or a concert.  Beginning next month in the city of LA vaccine proof will be required to enter restaurants, shopping centers, and entertainment venues.  Supporters of vaccine mandates say there is strong evidence they work in other countries and at places like United Airlines where a mandate caused over 99% of employees to get vaccinated.  Critics claim they don't work and rob Americans of their freedoms.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

SoFi Daily Podcast
SoFi Daily Podcast - 10/8/2021

SoFi Daily Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 4:36


US stocks climbed Thursday. Plus, Pfizer and BioNTech ask the FDA to authorize their vaccine for kids and United Airlines schedules lots of December flights.

The David Pakman Show
10/7/21: Unvaccinated Firings Continue, Facebook Cleanup Continues

The David Pakman Show

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 60:38


--On the Show: --1400 unvaccinated workers are fired or quit from Northwell Health, along with many other firings and resignations at a variety of companies, while United Airlines' mandatory vaccination program is going very well --Republicans from landlocked non-border states rush to virtue signal about immigration and the border in order to try to make Joe Biden look bad --Notable discussions from the David Pakman Show subreddit, including about the flu shot, vaccination, and much more --Facebook's Global Head of Security Antigone Davis calls it "illogical" that the company would be pushing content that puts profit over people --Newsmax host Greg Kelly suggests that Democrats may have set up and orchestrated the January 6 Trump riots, despite presenting no evidence in support of the claim --Right wing conspiracy network OAN turns out to be 90% funded by AT&T --Republican Congressman Matt Gaetz calls the Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen a "false flag" set up by former Obama staffer, while Republican Congressman Madison Cawthorn says that the whistleblower is merely "advocating censorship" --Republican Congressman Matt Gaetz says he is more concerned about "socialism" than the possible building sex trafficking case against him --Voicemail caller has questions about breakfast --On the Bonus Show: European parliament calls for ban on facial recognition, Texas man sentenced for posting COVID-19 hoax on social media, Los Angeles approves strict vaccination mandate, much more...

The Logistics of Logistics Podcast
Avoiding Port Congestion with Neel Jones Shah

The Logistics of Logistics Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 57:03


Avoiding Port Congestion with Neel Jones Shah Neel Jones Shah and Joe Lynch discuss avoiding port congestion. Neel is the EVP and Global Head of Airfreight at Flexport, the platform for global logistics. About Neel Jones Shah Neel is the EVP and Global Head of Airfreight at Flexport, the platform for global logistics. A widely recognized leader in the global logistics industry, Neel was formerly SVP and Chief Cargo Officer at Delta Airlines and VP Sales and Marketing at United Airlines. He sits on the board of TIACA, Amerijet International and holds an MBA from Columbia University. About Flexport Flexport is the platform for global logistics. Companies of all sizes—from emerging brands to Fortune 500s—use Flexport technology to optimize their supply chains, and deliver for customers anywhere in the world. Flexport connects the entire ecosystem of global trade on the Flexport Platform, empowering buyers, sellers and logistics providers with the services and technology to grow and innovate. Key Takeaways: Avoiding Port Congestion  Neel Jones Shah is EVP and Global Head of Airfreight at Flexport, the operating system for global trade. Flexport provides customers a strategic operating model that powers more transparent, more agile, more efficient, and more profitable global supply chains. There is unprecedented congestion at US and global ports that is delaying shipments, jeopardizing the holiday selling season, and potentially harming the economy. The congestion is caused by a combination of factors including: Increased consumer demand – especially ecommerce shopping. Consumers were unable to travel, eat out, or attend events (concerts, sports, cultural) so they spent online. At least some of the shopping was driven by COVID relief money from the government. The increased consumer demand was coupled with supply chain shortages including: manpower, containers, trucks, drayage, dock labor, rail, etc.. The world's  supply chain is a delicate balance – and it became unbalanced due to COVID. Shipping via ocean freight has become very difficult and expensive. The lack of ocean capacity is making traditional ocean shippers look for options to support the holiday season. Airfreight is an option, however it is more expensive and capacity is tight. Airfreight is 1% of the total volume and is 35% of the value. Airfreight is typically used for high value, time sensitive products like vaccines, pharma, consumer electronics, semiconductors, etc. Neel and his team at Flexport are seeing a lot more interest in airfreight from shippers who typically ship via ocean. These shippers recognize that paying extra for logistics is far better than disappointing customers during the holiday season. Larger freight forwarding companies like Flexport have purchased additional airfreight capacity to support their customers. Flexport delivers a best-in-class experience in airfreight, offering customers granular and end-to-end visibility, reliable service, and customized, data-driven supply chain solutions. Learn More About Avoiding Port Congestion with Neel Jones Shah Neel Jones Shah LinkedIn Flexport Flexport's upcoming customer conference, FORWARD21 The Logistics of Logistics Podcast If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a positive review, subscribe, and share it with your friends and colleagues. The Logistics of Logistics Podcast: Google, Apple, Castbox, Spotify, Stitcher, PlayerFM, Tunein, Podbean, Owltail, Libsyn, Overcast Check out The Logistics of Logistics on Youtube  

Mitlin Money Mindset
Keys to the Kingdom, with Dan Cockerell, Episode #49

Mitlin Money Mindset

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 39:00


Most people who've worked for the Walt Disney company will tell you, it's a delightful place to work, grow, and learn. Dan Cockerell will tell you so in glowing terms. After college and participation in the Disney college program, he chose to work for Disney. His beginning role wasn't a glamorous one — he parked cars. But that humble beginning was the trailhead that led him down the path of personal and career development. He eventually filled the role of VP of The Magic Kingdom. That's quite a progression and the story is worth hearing. Listen to hear Dan's valuable insights into personal growth, management, company culture, and a mindset that leads to success. You will want to hear this episode if you are interested in... Dan's road from parking attendant to VP of Disney's Magic Kingdom [2:55] The ins and outs of the Disney college program — learning, earning, living [5:48] How technology impacted Dan's journey at Disney [7:56] A powerful tip about creating amazing culture in an organization [11:38] Culture stories from inside Disney [14:01] Moving managers toward facilitating excess, not having all the answers [18:53] Favorite roles Dan filled in Disney [22:02] Intentional reflection puts Dan in the right mindset for success [25:24] The catalyst that moved Dan away from his role at Disney [27:09] Advice for the dual-income, dual-career families [32:55] What Dan did today to bring joy and put him in the right mindset for success [35:18]   Resources & People Mentioned Dan's book: How's the Culture in Your Kingdom? Disney's College Program Disney Institute Connect with Dan Cockerell Dan's website Cockrell Consulting On Instagram On Twitter On Linkedin On Facebook Bio: Dan attended Boston University, graduating in 1991, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. An avid rugby player, he was selected for the 1990 and 1991 USA Collegiate All-American Rugby team, and was Captain for the 1991 team. Upon graduation from Boston University in 1991, Dan moved to Florida and worked as a parking attendant at Disney's Epcot Center. Subsequently, he joined the Disneyland Paris Management Trainee Program. He was transferred to France to join the opening team of Disneyland Paris three months prior to the grand opening. While in France, he held various management positions in Park Operations. He and his wife Valerie, who was also with Disneyland Paris, were married in France and spent five years there before moving back to Orlando in 1997. Since that time they have raised three children – Jullian, Margot and Tristan. Dan has held various executive operations roles at the Walt Disney World Resort, both in the theme parks and resort hotels, and retired as the Vice President of the Magic Kingdom where he led 12,000 cast members and entertained over 20 millions guests annually. He earned his MBA in 2001 at the Crummer School of Business at Rollins College. In addition to his operational responsibilities, Dan was a keynote speaker for the world-renowned Disney Institute for 18 years. He has addressed open-enrollment participants as well as attendees in customized programs including the USAA Bank, General Motors, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Army, the Southern Methodist University Business School, Porsche A.G., and United Airlines. He also participated in the Sodexo Quality Life Worldwide Conference Panel, moderated by Arianna Huffington, in 2015. After a fulfilling and exciting 26-year career with the Walt Disney Company, and upon becoming empty nesters, Dan and Valerie made the decision to set out on a new venture and start their own consulting and speaking business. Dan provides customized, authentic presentations and insightful workshops focusing on leadership and management practices, drawing upon his extensive Disney career with relevant examples and inspiring storytelling. Guests on the Mitlin Money Mindset Show are not affiliated with CWM, LLC, and opinions expressed herein may not be representative of CWM, LLC. CWM, LLC is not responsible for the guest's content linked on this site. Connect With Mitlin Financial podcast(at)MitlinFinancial.com - email us with your suggestions for topics or guests https://mitlinfinancial.com  Follow on Twitter Follow on Instagram Subscribe on Youtube Follow on Linkedin Follow on Facebook Subscribe to Mitlin Money Mindset™ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts

Screaming in the Cloud
Non-Incidentally Keeping Tabs on the Internet with Courtney Nash

Screaming in the Cloud

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 33:40


About CourtneyCourtney Nash is a researcher focused on system safety and failures in complex sociotechnical systems. An erstwhile cognitive neuroscientist, she has always been fascinated by how people learn, and the ways memory influences how they solve problems. Over the past two decades, she's held a variety of editorial, program management, research, and management roles at Holloway, Fastly, O'Reilly Media, Microsoft, and Amazon. She lives in the mountains where she skis, rides bikes, and herds dogs and kids.Links: Verica: https://www.verica.io Twitter: https://twitter.com/courtneynash Email: courtney@verica.io TranscriptAnnouncer: Hello, and welcome to Screaming in the Cloud with your host, Chief Cloud Economist at the Duckbill Group, Corey Quinn. This weekly show features conversations with people doing interesting work in the world of cloud, thoughtful commentary on the state of the technical world, and ridiculous titles for which Corey refuses to apologize. This is Screaming in the Cloud.Corey: This episode is sponsored in part by our friends at Jellyfish. So, you're sitting in front of your office chair, bleary eyed, parked in front of a powerpoint and—oh my sweet feathery Jesus its the night before the board meeting, because of course it is! As you slot that crappy screenshot of traffic light colored excel tables into your deck, or sift through endless spreadsheets looking for just the right data set, have you ever wondered, why is it that sales and marketing get all this shiny, awesome analytics and inside tools? Whereas, engineering basically gets left with the dregs. Well, the founders of Jellyfish certainly did. That's why they created the Jellyfish Engineering Management Platform, but don't you dare call it JEMP! Designed to make it simple to analyze your engineering organization, Jellyfish ingests signals from your tech stack. Including JIRA, Git, and collaborative tools. Yes, depressing to think of those things as your tech stack but this is 2021. They use that to create a model that accurately reflects just how the breakdown of engineering work aligns with your wider business objectives. In other words, it translates from code into spreadsheet. When you have to explain what you're doing from an engineering perspective to people whose primary IDE is Microsoft Powerpoint, consider Jellyfish. Thats Jellyfish.co and tell them Corey sent you! Watch for the wince, thats my favorite part.Corey: This episode is sponsored in part by our friends at VMware. Let's be honest—the past year has been far from easy. Due to, well, everything. It caused us to rush cloud migrations and digital transformation, which of course means long hours refactoring your apps, surprises on your cloud bill, misconfigurations and headache for everyone trying manage disparate and fractured cloud environments. VMware has an answer for this. With VMware multi-cloud solutions, organizations have the choice, speed, and control to migrate and optimizeapplications seamlessly without recoding, take the fastest path to modern infrastructure, and operate consistently across the data center, the edge, and any cloud. I urge to take a look at vmware.com/go/multicloud. You know my opinions on multi cloud by now, but there's a lot of stuff in here that works on any cloud. But don't take it from me thats: VMware.com/go/multicloud and my thanks to them again for sponsoring my ridiculous nonsense.Corey: Welcome to Screaming in the Cloud. I'm Corey Quinn. Periodically, websites like to fall into the sea and explode. And it's sort of a thing that we've accepted happens. Well, most of us have. My guest today is Courtney Nash, Internet Incident Librarian at Verica. Courtney, thank you for joining me.Courtney: Hi, Corey. Thanks so much for having me.Corey: So, I'm going to assume that my intro is somewhat accurate, that we've sort of accepted that sites will crash into the sea, the internet will break, and then everyone tears their hair out and complains on Twitter, assuming that's not the thing that fell over this time—Courtney: [laugh].Corey: —but what does an Internet Incident Librarian do?Courtney: Yeah, I'll come back to the first part about how—some people have accepted it and some people haven't, I think is the interesting part. So technically, I think my official real title is, like, research analyst or something really boring, but I have a background in the cognitive sciences and also in technology, and I'm really—have always been fascinated by how these socio-technical systems work. And so as an Internet Incident Librarian, I am doing a number of things to try to better understand—both for myself and, obviously, the company I work for, but for the industry as a whole—what do we really know about how incidents happen, why they happen, when they happen, and what do we do when they happen? And how do we learn from that? So, one of the first things that I'm doing along those lines is actually collecting a database of all of the public write-ups of incidents that happened at companies that are software-related.So, there's already bodies of work of people who collect airline incidents and other kinds of things. And we don't have that [laugh] as an industry, which I think is—I want to solve that problem because I think other industries that have spent some time introspecting about why things fall down, or when things fall down and how they fall down. Take the airline industry for example; planes don't really fall out of the sky very often.Corey: No. When it does, it makes news and everyone's scared about flying, but at the same time, it's yeah, do you have any idea how many people die in car crashes in a given hour?Courtney: Yeah, yeah. And we'll come back to how the media covers things in a minute because that is definitely something I have opinions about. But, I'm not trying to say I want to create the NTSB of the internet; I don't think that's quite the same thing, and I really want something in the spirit of software, and the internet, and open-source that's more collaborative and it's very open to all of us. So, the first step is to just get them in one place. There is no single place where you could go and say, “Oh, where all of the X incident reports? Where all the ones that Microsoft's written, and also Amazon, or Google, or, you know, whoever.”Corey: They have them, but they hide them so thoroughly. It turns out that they don't really put that in big letters on their corporate blog with links to it. And when you look at one incident report, they don't say, “Here, look at our previous incident reports.” They really—Courtney: Yeah.Corey: —should but no one does.Courtney: And I think that's fascinating because there's a precedent. So, there's two precedents, and I just gave you basically one side of the two, which is, the airline industry has done this and it's not like people don't fly, right? So, a lot of internet companies, a lot of software-based companies, seem to be afraid of what their customers, or what the stock market, or what folks will think. Mind you, these are publicly traded [laugh] airline companies. People aren't going to stop using Amazon just because you give more of this information out.And so I think that piece is—I would love to see that stop being the case. Because the flip side of the coin is that this is a rising tide lifts all boats kind of thing, which granted, not all companies agree on, especially really big ones because their boats already mowing all the little ones out of the ocean. But that's another story.Corey: Sure, but also, it's easy to hide an outage. “Our site is down for you can say three days. Great, if a customer didn't try to access the site at all during those three days, was the site really down in the first place?”Courtney: Oh, the tree in the forest of internet outages. Yes, it's true, although I think that companies are—they know that people go complain on social media, right? I think there's more and more of that happening now. It's not like you can hide it as easily as you could have before Twitter or Instagram or—Corey: Right. Whereas a plane falls out of the sky, generally it's one of those things that people notice.Courtney: Yeah. Even if you weren't interested in that flight at all.Corey: Right. When it lands in your garden, you sort of have a comment on this.Courtney: [laugh]. Yeah. Pieces fall out of the sky. That has happened. But I think the other flip side of the coin I already mentioned is the safety of airline industry has increased so significantly over the past, you know, whatever, 30, 40 years because of this concerted effort.And the other piece of it, then, as an industry, as technologists, as people who use software to run their businesses, some of those things are now safety-critical. And this comes back to the whole software is running the world now. Planes now actually could fall out of the sky because of software, not just because of hardware failures. And nuclear power plants are [laugh] run by software, and your electronic grid, and your health care systems, heart rate monitors, insulin pumps. There are a lot of really critical things, and now our phone services and our internet stuff is so entwined in our lives, that people can't be on their Zoom calls, people can't run their businesses. So, this stuff has a massive impact on people's lives. It's no longer just pictures of cats on the internet, which admittedly, we've really honed the machine for that.Corey: No, but now when software goes down, the biggest arguments people make, the stories people tell is, “Oh, well, it meant that the company lost this much money during that timeframe.” And great, maybe. We can argue about is that really true or is it not? It depends entirely on the company's business model, but I don't like to tend to accept those things at face value. But yeah, that's the small-scale thing, especially when you start getting to these massive platform providers. There are a lot of second and third-order effects that are a lot more interesting slash important to people's lives, than, well, we couldn't show ads to people for an hour and a half.Courtney: Right. Yes. Absolutely. So, T-Mobile had this outage, what is it, how is time—time is still not working very well, for me. I'm trying to remember if it was earlier this year, or if it was in—it was last year. I think it was 2020. And you're like, T-Mobile, oh okay, whatever. You know, like, cell phones, yadda, yadda. 911 stopped working. [laugh].And it was a fascinating outage because these are now actually regulated industries that are heavily software-backed. There was a government investigation into that the same way we have NTSB investigations into airline accidents, and they looked at all of those, kind of, second or third-order effects of people who—you know, a grandma who was stranded on the road, people who couldn't call 911, those kinds of things that are really significant impacts on people's lives. And the second-order effect is, oh, yeah, AWS goes down—like you said—and Amazon or people like to say, Jeff Bezos—I guess, now, are they going to complain about how much money Andy loses? I guess so—but [laugh] what lives on AWS, that's crazy to think about, right?Corey: Yeah, the more I learn the answer to that question, the more disturbed I become.Courtney: Well, you'd probably know a better answer to that question [laugh] than a lot of people.Corey: They have the big companies they can talk about. What's really interesting is the companies that they don't and can't. An easy example: financial services is an industry that is notorious for never granting logo rights. Like, at some point, they'll begrudgingly admit, “Yes, our multinational bank does use computers.” But it's always like pulling teeth, and I get it on some level; the entire philosophy of a lot of these companies is risk-mitigation, rather than growth and advancing the current awareness of knowledge. But it does become a problem.Courtney: Yeah. It's interesting, I need more data, which we'll get to—help me, people—but I am able to start seeing some of those interesting graphs of, kind of these cascading effects of these kinds of outages. And so I strongly believe that we need to talk about them more, that more companies need to write them up, and publish them, and be a lot more transparent about it. And I think there's a number of companies that are showing the way there that—and it has to do with your first question which is, we've all sort of accepted this, right? But I disagree with that.I think those of us who are super close to these kinds of complex, dynamic distributed systems totally know that they're going to fail, and that's not shocking, nor the case of incompetence. We are building systems that are so big and so complex, no one person, no 10X engineer out there could possibly model or hold the whole thing in their head. Especially because it's not even just your systems… we were just talking about, right? Your stuff's on GitHub; it's on AWS; there's, like, three other upstream providers; there's this API from over there. These systems are too intricate, too complex; they're going to fail.Corey: So, we're back to why all these things failed simultaneously and it comes out it's a Northern woods, middle of nowhere backhoe incident. That's right, if we look at the natural food chain of things, fiber optic cable has a natural predator in the form of a backhoe. To the point where if I'm ever lost in the woods, I will drop a length of fiber, kick some dirt over it, wait a few minutes; a backhoe will be along to sever it. Then I can follow the backhoe back to civilization. They don't teach that one and the boy scout manual, but they really should.Courtney: Yeah. Oh, my gosh. There was a beaver outage in Canada, which is the—[laugh] God, that's the most Canadian thing ever.Corey: Can you come up with a more Canadian—Courtney: No.Corey: —story than that? I would posit you could not, but give it a shot.Courtney: No, probably not. Anyhoo. So, I think, like I was saying, those of us close to it accept that, understand it, and are trying to now think about, okay, well, how do we change our approach and our philosophy about this, knowing that things will fall down? But I think if you look at a lot of the rest of the world, people are still like, “What are those idiots doing over there? Why did their site fall down?”Corey: Oh, my God—Courtney: Right?Corey: —the general population is the worst on stuff like this. The absolute worst.Courtney: The media is the worst. [laugh].Corey: It's, “How did they wind up to going down?” “Yeah, because this stuff is complicated.” Back when I was getting started in tech, I thought the whole thing worked on magic, so I started figuring out different pieces of it worked. And now I'm convinced; it runs on magic. The most amazing thing is this all works together. Because—Courtney: Yeah.Corey: —spit and duct tape and baling wire holding this stuff together would be an upgrade from a lot of the stuff that currently exists in the real world. And it's amazing.Courtney: I know the secret, Corey. You know what holds it all together?Corey: Hit me with it. Hope? Tears?Courtney: People.Corey: Mmm.Courtney: Technology is Soylent Green, Corey. It's Soylent Green. It's made of people.Corey: And that's the thing that always bugs me on Twitter. The whole HugOps movement has it right. When you see a big provider taking an outage, all their competitors are immediately there with, “Man, hope things get back together soon. Best of luck. Let us know if we can help.” And that's super reassuring because today is their outage; tomorrow it's yours.Courtney: Yep.Corey: And once in a blue moon, you see someone who's relatively new to the industry starting trying to market their stuff based on someone else's outage, and they basically get their butts fed to them, just because it's this—it's not what you do, and it's not how we operate. And it's one of the few moments where I look at this and realize that maybe people's inherent nature isn't all terrible.Courtney: [laugh]. Oh. Oh, I would hope that would be something that comes out of all of this.Corey: Yeah.Courtney: No one goes to work at their day job doing what we do, to suck. [laugh]. Right? To do a bad job.Corey: Right. Unless you're in Facebook's ethics department, I completely agree with you.Courtney: Okay. Yes. All right. There are a few caveats to that, probably. But you know, we all want to show up and do good stuff. So, nobody's going in trying to take the site down, barring bad actor stuff that's not relevant.Corey: When Azure takes an outage, AWS is not sitting there going, “Ah, we're going to win more cloud deals because of this,” because they're smarter than that. It's, no, people are going to look at this and say, “Ah, see. Told you the cloud was dangerous.” It sets the entire industry back.Courtney: Yeah. That's why we need to talk about it more, and we need to just normalize that these things happen and that we can all level up as an industry if we get a lot smarter about how we, A) think about that, and B) how we react to them. And we will develop much more useful models of our safety boundaries, right? That's really it. You don't know—no one at any of these companies hardly knows if you're five steps from the cliff, five feet, driving a Ferrari 90 miles an hour towards the edge of it.Like, we don't know, it's amazing to me just how much in the dark we are as an industry and how much of the world we're running. So, I think this is one tiny, first little step in what could be sort of a sea change about how all of this works. So, that's a big part of why I'm doing what I'm doing.Corey: Well, let's talk about something else you're doing. So, tell me a little bit about VOID?Courtney: Yeah. So, that's the first iteration of this. So, it's the [Verica Open Incident Database 00:14:10]. I feel like I have to say this almost every time John Allspaw would like me to say that it's the Verica Open Incident Report Database, but VOID is way cooler than—Corey: VOIRD?Courtney: VOIRD.Corey: Yeah, that sounds like you're trying to make fun of someone ineffectively.Courtney: Yeah. And there's a reason why he's not in marketing. But what this is is a collection of all of the publicly available incident reports in one place, easily searchable. You can search by company, you can search by technology, you can filter things by the types of, sort of, kinds of failure modes that we're seeing. And it's, I hope, valuable to a wide swath of folks, both technologists and otherwise: researchers, media and press types, analysts, and whatnot.And my biggest desire is that people will look at it, realize how incomplete it is, and then help me fill it. [laugh]. Help me fill the VOID, people. I think I have right now, at the time we're talking, about 1700, maybe 1800 of these. And they run the gamut. And I know some people who like to quibble about language—and I am one of those people having been an editor in various flavors of my life—not all of these are what a lot of people directly related to these, sort of, incident management and whatnot would call ‘incident reports.'I wanted to collect a corpus that reflects all of the public information about software-related incidents. So, it's anything from tweets—either from a company or just from people—to a status page, to a media article, a news article, an online article, to a full-blown deep-dive retrospective or post-mortem from a company that really does go into detail. It's the whole gamut. It's all of those things. I have no opinionated take on that.I want that all to be available to people. And we've collected some metadata on all of the incidents as well. So, we're collecting the obvious things like when did it happen? What date was it, if we can figure it out, or if it's explicit—how long was it? And those kinds of things and then we collect some metadata, like I said. We add some tags: was this a complete production outage, was it a partial outage? Those kinds of things.And this is all directly just taken from the language of the report. And we're not trying—like I said—we're trying not to have any sort of really subjective takes on any of that, but a bit of metadata that helps people spelunk some of this stuff. So, if it is the kind of report—these are usually from a status page, or a company post about it—what kinds of things were involved in this outage? So, sometimes you'll get lucky and the company will tell you, “It was DNS,” because, you know, it's always DNS.Corey: On some level, it always is. That's why—Courtney: It always is.Corey: —DNS is my database. It's a database problem.Courtney: It's a database problem. And sometimes you get even more detail. And so we will put as much of that that's in the report into a set of metadata about these things. So, I think there's some fascinating, really easy things that I've already seen from some of these data, and we kind of hit on one of these, which is the way that companies themselves talk about these outages versus the way that press and media and other types of organizations talk about these things. So, I think there's a whole bunch of really fascinating analysis that's going to be available to nerdy research-minded type folks like myself.I think it's a place, though, where technologists can also go and spelunk things that they're interested in, looking for patterns, anything that's really—there's an opportunity for experts in the field to add insights to what we can discern from these public incident reports. They are, like, two orders abstracted from what happened internally, but I think there's still a lot that we can learn from those. So, the first iteration of the VOID will allow people to get a first look at some of the data and to help me, hopefully, add to it, grow that corpus over time, and we'll see where that goes.This episode is sponsored by our friends at Oracle Cloud. Counting the pennies, but still dreaming of deploying apps instead of "Hello, World" demos? Allow me to introduce you to Oracle's Always Free tier. It provides over 20 free services and infrastructure, networking databases, observability, management, and security.And - let me be clear here - it's actually free. There's no surprise billing until you intentionally and proactively upgrade your account. This means you can provision a virtual machine instance or spin up an autonomous database that manages itself all while gaining the networking load, balancing and storage resources that somehow never quite make it into most free tiers needed to support the application that you want to build.With Always Free you can do things like run small scale applications, or do proof of concept testing without spending a dime. You know that I always like to put asterisks next to the word free. This is actually free. No asterisk. Start now. Visit https://snark.cloud/oci-free that's https://snark.cloud/oci-free.Corey: I love the idea of having a centralized place where outages, post-mortems, root cause analyses—I'll let you tear into that in a minute—and other things that are all tied to where can I find a list of outages. Because companies list these on their websites, they put them in blog posts, and it's always very begrudging; they don't link them from any other place, you have to know the magic incantation to find the buried link on their site. Having something that is easily searchable for outages is really something that's kind of valuable.Courtney: Yeah. And I mean, some of them are like—I'm looking at you, Microsoft—I like you for a lot of reasons, but hey, I have to scroll your status page. I can't link directly to their write-ups, and—this is Azure—and it [laugh] please stop. Make it easier. [laugh]. You're driving me crazy; I don't even have a data model to figure out how to make this work for people, other than, like, taking screenshots of them.So yeah, so there's shades of grey and black in how much they'll share, or how easy it is to find these things. So, it'll be interesting to see if there's any less-than-positive [laugh] reactions to all of this being available in one place. I'm anticipating at least a little bit of that.There is one other type of metadata that we collect for the VOID. And that is the type of analysis that is conducted if it is clear what that type of analysis is. And there, some companies explicitly say, or call it an RCA, “We did a Root Cause Analysis.” There's a few other types; some people talk about having a Contributing Factors Analysis. Most people don't consider a formal analysis type, but I am trying to collect and categorize these because I do think there are some fascinating implications buried therein, and I would like to see if I can keep track of whether or not those change over time. And yes, you've hit on one of my favorite hot-take soapbox things, which is root cause.Corey: Please, take it away.Courtney: Yeah. Well, and anyone who's close to these systems and has watched these things fall down has the inherent sense that there is no root cause. Like—[laugh]—let's—great. One of my favorite ones: human error. We don't have enough hours for this, Corey. I'm sorry. That's one of my favorite other ones. But let's say somebody fat-fingers a config change. Which happens—Corey: That was fundamentally the S3 service disruption back in—Courtney: Yes.Corey: —2017 that took down S3 for hours on end.Courtney: And took down so many other people that relied on S3.Corey: Everything was tied to that. And that's an interesting question; when something like that hits, does that mean that everything it takes down get its own entry in VOID?Courtney: I hope so. If everybody writes them up, then yes. [laugh]. So, if S3 goes down, and you go down, and you write it up, and you put it in the VOID, then we can see those things, which would be so cool. But let's go back to the fat-fingered config file—which if you haven't ever done, you're lying, first of all—Corey: Or you haven't been allowed to touch anything large and breakable yet, which, either way, you're lying on some level. So, please—Courtney: Yeah. I mean, I took down [Halloway's 00:20:53] homepage when it was on Hacker News because of YAML. So, anywho. Even if you fat-finger a config change, that's not the root cause because you have this system wherein a fat-fingered configure change can take down S3. That is a very big, complex, and I might add, socio-technical system.There are decisions that were made long ago about why it was structured that way, or why this happens that way, or what kinds of checks and balances you have. It's just, get over it people. There is no root cause. These are complex, highly dynamic systems that when they fail, they fail in unpredictable and weird ways because we've built them that way. They're complex because you're successful at pushing the envelope and your safety boundaries.So, if we could get past the root cause thing as an industry, I mean, I could probably just retire happy, honestly. [laugh]. I'm a simple woman; could we just get one thing, people? [laugh]. First of all, then it gives non-technologists, people outside of our bubble, the media, you can't hang it on these things anymore. We all have to then grapple with the complexity, which admittedly humans, not big fans of, but—Corey: People want simple stories, simple narratives. When people say, “Oh, remember the S3 outage?” They don't want to sit there and have to recount 50,000 different details. They want to say, “Oh, yeah. It took down a few big sites like Instagram, United Airlines, and it was a real mess.” The end. They want something that fits in a tweet, not something that fits in a thesis.Courtney: Well, and if you have a single root cause, then you can fix the root cause and it will never happen again. Right?Corey: That's the theory. If we're just a little bit more careful, we're never going to have outages anymore.Courtney: Yeah, if we could just train those humans to not try to make the best possible high-quality decision they could possibly make in that situation given the information they have at the time, then we'll do better. But I mean, that's why your system stay up most of the time, if you think about it. It's shocking how well these things actually work the vast majority of the time. And that's what we could learn from this, too. We could, you know—oh if we would write near-misses up, please.I mean, if I could have one more wish, I think one of the coolest things the airline industry and the government side of that did was start writing up near-misses. It's, wow, what do we learn from when we're successful, versus trying to, like, spelunk and nitpick the failures.Corey: Most of us aren't so good at the whole introspection part. We need failures, we need painful outages to really force us to make difficult, introspective, soul-searching decisions and learn from them.Courtney: Yeah. And I don't disagree with that. I just wish one of the things we would learn is that we should study our successes, too. There's more to be mined from our successes, if we can figure out how to do that, then there is from our failures. So, I have a metadata category in the VOID called ‘near-miss.'And oh man, I really wish people would write those up more. I mean, I think there's, like, five things in there that I've found so far. Because the humans hold these systems together. We make these things work the vast majority of the time. That's why there is no root cause, and even when we're involved in these things, we're also involved in preventing them, or solving them, or remediating them. So, yeah, there's no root cause. Humans aren't the problem. Those are my big hot button ones.Corey: I really wish more places would embrace that. Even Amazon uses the ‘root cause' terminology internally, and I'm not going to sit here and tell them how to run large things at scale; that's what I pay them to figure out for me. But I can't shake the feeling that by using that somewhat reductive terminology that they're glossing over an awful lot of things the rest of us could really benefit from.Courtney: Well, so the question then—one of the other things that I look at is, personally when I read and analyze these incident reports, these public ones a lot, I always ask myself, “Who's the audience for this?” And there are different audiences for different types of incident reports and different things. The vast majority of them are for customers, partners, investors.Corey: The stock market. Yes. Yes.Courtney: They're not actually for the organization. There's usually an internal one that we don't get to see—maybe—that's for the organization. But a lot of places feel that if you have a process, and a template, and a checklist, and a list of action items at the end, then you've done the right thing. You've had your incident, you've talked about it, you've got your action items. Move on.Corey: Right, and it always seems with companies, that as you get further into the company, the more honest and transparent the actual analysis is. Like, at some point, you wind up with the, like, they're very public and very cagey, and under NDA, they open up a little bit more, and a little bit more, and finally, when you work there, their executive team, it turns out, the actual thing was, “Well, Dewey was carrying arm full of boxes in the data center, tripped, went cascading face-first into the EPO cutoff switch that cut power to the entire facility.” The cagier they get, the—I guess, not to be unkind here—but the more ridiculous whatever the actual answer is. It's one of those things where, “Really? Someone tripped and hit a button. You didn't have a plan for that?” “Well, not really. We sort of assumed that people would”—Courtney: Why would you have a plan for that, right?Corey: Right.Courtney: I mean like—[laugh].Corey: Why would you have a plan for that, the first time?Courtney: Yeah. I mean, so imagine this exercise: sitting down in a room with a bunch of people and going, “What are all the things that could go wrong?” I mean, [laugh] ain't nobody got time for that? That's not how it works. You all have other jobs to do, too, and systems to build, and pressures, and customers, and partners, and features to build, so admit and acknowledge that you just won't know all of the antecedents and how do you respond when things happen?Which is a whole other, you know—I know you told me you recorded an episode with Dr. Christina Maslach on burnout, which I'm so happy you did, and there's a whole ‘nother piece of incidents and incident response, and burning people out, and blaming people, and all that stuff that's a whole ‘nother pod—it sounds like you might—you know, probably not incidents with her. But still, these things take a toll on people. And people who, like I said, show up every day really hoping to do their best job, and go up a ladder, and get a promotion, and whatever. So, I think not just treating those things as checklists has broader implications as well, just for the wellbeing of your organization.Corey: On some level, the biggest problem that I think we've run into is that, as you said, it all comes down to people. Unfortunately, legally, we can't patch those. Yet.Courtney: No, [laugh]. No, no. Not most kinds of patches, no. And that's messy. And I know some people are like, “Everyone should learn to code.” And I'm like, “Actually, everyone should get a liberal arts degree.” Come on, help me out people. Because there's so much of these socio-technical systems where the socio part of it is more relevant than the actual technical part.Corey: I believe you're right, for better or worse; there's no way around it. Thank you so much for taking the time to speak with me. If people want to learn more about what you're up to, where can they find you? And we will, of course, throw a link to VOID in the [show notes 00:28:06].Courtney: Yeah, I also like to talk on Twitter, like you do. I'm not as good at it as you are, but I try. So yeah, I'm @courtneynash on Twitter. And at Verica, you can find me at Verica as well, courtney@verica.io. And those are the best ways to find me, I would say. And yeah, please people, write up your incidents, send them to the VOID and let's all learn and get better together, please.Corey: Thank you so much for taking the time to speak with me today. I really do appreciate it.Courtney: Thank you for having me on. I know—do people say this: I'm like, “Yeah, big fan,” but I am. I'm a [laugh] big fan [laugh] of the podcast.Corey: Oh, dear Lord, find better things to listen to. My God.Courtney: [laugh]. But it's been a treat. Thank you.Corey: Courtney Nash, Internet Incident Librarian at Verica. I'm Cloud Economist Corey Quinn, and this is Screaming in the Cloud. If you've enjoyed this podcast, please leave a five-star review on your podcast platform of choice, whereas if you've hated this podcast, please leave a five-star review on your podcast platform of choice along with a comment making it very clear that for whatever reason the website is down, it is most certainly not your fault.Corey: If your AWS bill keeps rising and your blood pressure is doing the same, then you need the Duckbill Group. We help companies fix their AWS bill by making it smaller and less horrifying. The Duckbill Group works for you, not AWS. We tailor recommendations to your business and we get to the point. Visit duckbillgroup.com to get started.Announcer: This has been a HumblePod production. Stay humble.

The Chad Prather Show
Ep 519 | Don't Mess with the Blah Blah or the Blah Blah Will Kill You

The Chad Prather Show

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 46:58


Big Brother is ALWAYS watching, so the Chad Prather show will start to blah blah a lot more. Chad loves a good Broadway musical, but the latest coming out of Broadway is crazy. Looks like the blah blah has hit “Aladdin,” and the show is now canceled due to a blah blah hit. Is this the new normal? United Airlines will fire about 600 employees due to the blah blah mandate, and the CEO doesn't seem to care. Are the blah blah mandates helpful? Even though ESPN host Sage Steele didn't want to get the blah blah, Disney has a mandate, so she had to get it. How can we push back against the blah blah? Parents, once again, are you paying attention to your kids? VA governor Terry McAuliffe says “parents shouldn't tell schools what to teach their kids.” And in California, parents file a lawsuit to stop a curriculum that makes kids pray to Aztec gods. What happen to the famous saying from the Left, “Separation of church and state”? Today's Sponsors Visit BrickhouseChad.com and use the offer code CHAD. Visit https://HomeTitleLock.com and enter the promo code CHAD for 1-month free of risk-free protection. Uprising food is offering our listeners ten dollars off the starter bundle. That includes two superfood cubes and four pack of freedom chips to try! Go to http://uprisingfood.com/watchchad and the discount will be automatically applied at checkout. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The Charlie Kirk Show
Woke Corporates Come for Texas Pro-Life Law with Rep. Diane Black and Dr. David Black

The Charlie Kirk Show

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2021 41:06


Charlie and Producer Andrew sit down with Rep. Diane Black and Dr. David Black from 2nd Vote to discuss the latest "corporate villain" news that seems to get worse and worse by the day. Updates on United Airlines, Ben and Jerry's, Salesforce, and so many others. Also, Uber and Lyft target the Texas pro-life, heartbeat bill with an absolutely vile offer to employees. Also, should conservatives support boycotting companies? Has the time finally come where we need to embrace that word as a useful tool to fight back against corporate tyranny? Also, what's happening with the vaccine mandates and are there company you absolutely MUST avoid? Finally, is there is a hidden strategy being revealed on how to keep red states red using corporate laws and other onerous policies to Democrat voters?  Be sure to visit 2ndVote.org and use promo code 'Charlie' to get 50% off. Spend wisely. 2nd Vote is here to help you do that.  Support the show: http://www.charliekirk.com/support See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The_C.O.W.S.
The C.O.W.S. Neutralizing Workplace Racism 10/01/21

The_C.O.W.S.

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2021


The Context of White Supremacy hosts the weekly summit on Neutralizing Workplace Racism. October means the start of more stringent vaccine requirements in many areas across the U.S. United Airlines reportedly began firing workers who've not received the jab. Airlines are also managing ongoing "Air Rage," where mostly White passengers threaten fellow passengers or crew while flaunting mask mandates and in-flight regulations. Conduct has been so dangerous some flight crew members have questioned their career choice. In the NBA, similar to United Airlines, the vast majority of employees are fully vaccinated. However, a great deal of attention is focused on the small number of black players who're hesitating on receiving a shot. #VaccineSurcharge INVEST in The COWS – http://paypal.me/TheCOWS Cash App: https://cash.app/$TheCOWS CALL IN NUMBER: 720.716.7300 CODE: 564943#

The Steve Harvey Morning Show
Unvaccinated Folks, Chuck D, Ugly Ass Date, Florida Gator and more.

The Steve Harvey Morning Show

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 104:41


Good morning and welcome to the ride! The CLO must be candid with a listener about what is special to a man. The NBA and United Airlines are among the companies that require vaccinations for their employees or else. What is up with Chuck D's comments? We get our favorite gentleman of leisure giving us his NFL Week 4 picks. Comedy Roulette gives us the things your family will say to let you know that your date is not attractive. How do you capture a gator with a trash can and flip flops? Today in Closing Remarks, Steve wraps up the show talking about Cardi B. and Beyonce. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Bill O’Reilly’s No Spin News and Analysis
Biden Administration Scrambles To Get Back On Track, United Airlines Fires Hundreds Over The Vaccine, and Fighting To Help A Concierge Member

Bill O’Reilly’s No Spin News and Analysis

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 46:18


Tonight's rundown: Chaos in the Biden administration was on full display this week – will they be able to recover in the weeks ahead? With the radical left pushing climate change legislation and vaccine mandates, they hope to create a new mindset among Americans where they need to rely on the government for everything! The NBA will withhold pay from unvaccinated players when they can't perform in states where the vaccine is mandated United Airlines to fire nearly 600 employees for not getting vaccinated  A UCLA professor looks to fight back against the university that suspended him for not giving black students better grades  This Day in History, 1938: Munich Agreement is signed  Final Thought: Fighting for a Concierge Member Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Tim Conway Jr. on Demand
Hour 2 | Costly Christmas @ConwayShow

Tim Conway Jr. on Demand

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 33:13


Cargo Ships backlogged / BB guns / Xmas to get costly /Costco chartered their own ships / renting containers// Don't wash raw chicken//Shot spotter / Pasadena tech to pinpoint gunshots / United Airlines fires hundreds of unvaccinated employees//Woman and son fall at Petco

Drew and Mike Show
Drew And Mike – September 29, 2021

Drew and Mike Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 175:24


The John Walsh tabloid has been found, Mike Duggan marries, new David Bowie, Katie Couric's tell-all, Impeachment on FX, vaccine Twitter polls, Trudi flips Drew's interrogation, and Marc's terrible tattoo ideas.Drew remains determined to pass Screech in followers. Please help.Trudi is tardy today and some people are questioning her scheduling.Our scientific Twitter poll on vaccination is complete.Don't advertise your fake vaccine cards on social media or charge $200.Impeachment: American Crime Story dropped another episode and Bill Clinton is a terrible gift giver.Trudi Jasina's onto the show.Eric Ferguson is the KING of mom radio. Where are you, Kathy Hart? Your leverage has never been higher.A lost David Bowie album is coming out.BMAC hates Morgan Wallen, but wants his money.Brooklyn 99 is finished.Gabrielle Union is popping off in a new book.Katie Couric is popping off and telling all in her new book.The infamous Globe cover with John Walsh and a sex toy has been found! We check out the 2001 tabloid.A Michigan man died with a winning lottery ticket in his pocket.Happy anniversary to the Chicago Tylenol Murders.Astronaut William Shatner has a new album dropping with Joe Walsh, Joe Jonas and others.Mandy Matney has hit it big time and is the greatest vocal fry podcaster of all time.Drew gets all his Petito/Laundrie news directly from Dog the Bounty Hunter now.Marc wants to get tattoos. Drew disapproves. This is Water.Vaccine Mandates: Good or bad idea? Vote here. NBA players who don't play games to due to their vaccination status will lose a lot of money. United Airlines is losing a lot of pilots due to vaccine mandates. Congress doesn't have to get it.Jamie Spears has been BLOWN OUT as Britney's conservatorship starting... NOW.Will Smith and his wife cheat on each other all the time.The Government is going to shut down and we're all going broke.Bob Carmack is a matchmaker as Mike Duggan weds Dr. Sonia Hassan.André Spivey resigns.Sage Steele is bummed that ESPN forced her to get a vaccine.Meet Drew's brother, The Good Doctor. Alex Jones predicted the 'Plandemic' in 2009 or he thought vaccines caused autismJoe Biden has hairy arms. Joe Biden has a big bush.Jesse Palmer is the new host of The Bachelor.The Chicago Bears may be leaving Soldier Field for the suburbs.Eminem showed up to meet a few customers at Mom's Spaghetti. His favorite Detroit radio show is Mojo.Little Steven was addicted to having sex with two girls at the same time. #Metoo.Life is not worth living after Dr. Jennifer Ashton dumps you.Rob Schneider couldn't sell enough tickets to see his fans in Lansing.Some listeners are really angry at Drew's Britney/Jamie Spears takes after watching one-sided documentaries.Chad doesn't get the show.Social media is dumb but we're on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter (Drew and Mike Show, Marc Fellhauer, Trudi Daniels and BranDon).

The Buck Sexton Show
Cost Trillions or Free All the Same to Pelosi

The Buck Sexton Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 25:48


Nancy Pelosi tries to convince America there will be no "price tag" for the $4.5 trillion spending package, and the Biden agenda looks like it could crash and burn this year. On Afghanistan, Generals claims they told Biden to leave troops behind in contradiction to what Biden said. Youtube is going to censor vaccine questioning, United Airlines fires employees who wont get the shot, and Matt Walsh lights up a school board of libs in VA.  Please subscribe to the podcast! And get more exclusive content from Buck at BuckSexton.com. Find Buck on: Twitter @BuckSexton   Facebook @BuckSexton  Instagram @BuckSexton  Email the Podcast: TeamBuck@IHeartMedia.com Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

WSJ What’s News
U.S.-EU Summit Aims to Improve Strained Trans-Atlantic Ties

WSJ What’s News

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 15:25


A.M. Edition for Sept. 29. WSJ Brussels bureau chief Dan Michaels discusses how the high-level meeting is an effort to smooth over recent trans-Atlantic squabbles, with tech, trade and China top of the agenda. United Airlines is preparing to fire almost 600 employees who didn't meet its Covid-19 vaccination deadline. And, Harvard Business School moves most of its MBA classes online after a surge in Covid-19 infections. Peter Granitz hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices