Reddit, GameStop, And The Future Of Retail Investing.

Setting The Table.

On July 27th, 2020 — in the thick of the Coronavirus Pandemic — a YouTuber by the name of Roaring Kitty posted a video where he outlined exactly why he thought GameStop was being undervalued by short sellers and had the potential to bounce back from a moratorium status. …

Examining The Last Four Years As A Catalyst For An Unknown Future.

A Sound of Thunder.

As the final hours of November 8th, 2016 drew to a close and the first hours of the November 9th, 2016 dawned with anathema, an invisible echo rippled…

In the Spring of this year, we all heard the stories about people unable to get help on unemployment-assistance programs; whether by phone or by mail. By the end of this year, millions of people are still reeling from the economic fallout caused by the pandemic. With the lines stretched across foodbanks and family vehicles being turned into family homes, a

Job applications are a real pain. An even greater pain is walking into an office and giving responses to the same questions you’ll hear repeatedly throughout your life. …

A Prelude Or An Opportunity?

As the Coronavirus Pandemic traveled across continents, most school systems in affected countries rushed to close their classrooms and start the process of educating students at home. Teachers conducted sessions through apps such as Zoom, private tutors conducted meetings over Skype, and office staff made appointments through whatever means were available.

Any hope for a normal spring semester was wiped off the slate as presidents, governors, mayors, district attorneys, superintendents, and…

The sun may have never set on the British Empire but it most certainly sets here now.

The Valley in Repose.

If the word ‘normal’ existed within Silicon Valley’s everyday vernacular — perhaps muttered on the slopes outside the Bay Area or whispered from hopeful would-be-entrepreneurs talking about how to defeat normal — then surely it has been retired as of now. With the Coronavirus pandemic raging across the…

“You told me the reports were going to be done by Monday! Well, where are they?!”

The Volcano Awakens.

Our most volatile moments come when we are angry. What can start as a simple office-meeting or one-on-one coaching can turn into a display of our worst instincts. Emotions turn into thoughts and thoughts turn into words; before you know it, there’s an avalanche of rage either emitting from your persona…or threatening to bury you in a river of lava.

You can point to the legal statements in company handbooks everywhere saying they do not tolerate verbal abuse — those of us who operate behind closed doors know…

Photo courtesy of Wells Baum on (Unsplash).

Adrift in the Sea.

I remember the moment very clearly.

Sitting at my desk, controller in hand, I watched my player-character bob up and down in virtual water. The player character was a middle-aged man on the threshold of crossing into old age. Mud and grime coated his armor and his swords were dull from excessive use. His long, white hair bobbed up and down with his body, resembling a pasta experiment gone wrong…

Photo courtesy of Drew Beamer on ‘Unsplash.’

The Monday Morning Meeting.

8:58 A.M rolls around and the last few employees wander into the conference room to get ready for the big meeting. As the fluorescent lights hum above and groups of people walk from one hallway to the next with sheets of paper in tow, the atmosphere in this building is different than what normally constitutes for air.

The air is thick with tension, anxiety, and…

Samuel Carlton

Writer. Blogger. Sales Professional. Film Buff. Coffee Addict. I write about tech, movies, stories, life, current events, and the future.

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