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Going for Zero

Thoughts on pop culture, movies, TV, music, sports, technology, business, life, and whatever. Doing something for the fun of it. Hosted by Rhett Weller.
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Now displaying: October, 2016
Oct 27, 2016

Paul and Brandon join Rhett to handout 38 different awards related to sports movies. Basically we made up the categories and selected our winners. You will laugh, you will cry, and you will wildly disagree with some of our selections. (And yes, Point Break is a spiritual sports movie.)

Unofficial sponsor: Doctors without Borders

Oct 21, 2016

What do MLMs, sports, and The Count of Monte Cristo have in common? Find out by listening to this lively episode with Dave and Rhett.

7 min: Blue collar worker in Silicon Valley

13 min: Dave's career path (and a Simpson's call back)

19 min: Take down of Multi-level Marketing schemes! Must listen.

46 min: Dave is into sports. Welcome!

1 hour: The Edmond Dantes Syndrome

1:10: Management tactics (mission statements work!)

1:15: Halloween prep - The Call of Cthulhu

 

Unofficial sponsor of the week: Khan Academy

Oct 11, 2016

Esteemed author Nathan Tanner joins Rhett to talk about his book Not Your Parents Workplace and a lively career discussion ensues. Here is a rough list of topics covered:

0-6 min: Dr. Dre - Apple employee

7 min: Nathan's book, advice for students, investment banking, the financial crisis

35 min: What to do when laid off

43 min: Going back to get an MBA, i-banking to HR switch. Reid's book

52 min: Advice on whether or not to get an MBA

1hr6: Kobe Bryant (I can't believe Kobe made an appearance on my pod), and some Jimmer hope

1hr15: Books - Shoe Dog, Jordan Rules, How to Measure Your Life

1hr20: Work/life balance

1hr25: Why podcasting

Unofficial sponsor this week: National Breast Cancer Fund

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