In this episode, I look at a very fast accelerating trend, the war on information and the war on “fake news”. In the agriculture age, people that owned the land and farms had the power, in the industrial age, people that owned the factories and production had the power and in the information age, people that own and control the media have the power.
I discuss how the strategy of branding opposing views and alternative information as “fake news” is a new push for censorship of different ideas, a trend that has also been accelerating on social media like Facebook and Twitter.
754: Eugene Shatsman: The 5 Pillars Of Growth In A Recession
My guest in this episode is Eugene Shatsman. Eugene is the Managing Partner of National Strategic Group. Eugene teaches business strategy, consumer behavior, marketing, and what all of us want – how to drive more business into our businesses. His team at National Strategic has over 100 people, and they do a tremendous amount of…
753: Dave Wolcott: Opportunity Investing In Times Of Crisis
My guest in this episode is Dave Wolcott. Dave started his career serving the country as a Captain in the Marine Corps. In 2000 he and his wife won the baby lottery by having triplets which inspired him to challenge the traditional financial planning advice of Wall Street. He then started an obsessive journey…
752: Brett Swarts: Building A Tax Deferred Exit Strategy
My guest in this episode is Brett Swarts. Brett is the Founder of Capital Gains Tax Solutions. Each year, he equips hundreds of business professionals with the Deferred Sales Trust tool to help their high net worth clients solve capital gains tax deferral limitations. His experience includes numerous Deferred Sales Trusts, Delaware Statutory Trusts, 10…