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Midas Letter RAW is the irreverent, intelligent show about investing for the little guy. Ed Milewski, former stock broker and reformed accountant brings his cynical and off-beat chart observations into focus while James West - investment writer and macro-focused fundamental scrutinizer - offers plain language critique of the machinations, shennanigans and subterfuge foisted on retail investors by the institutions we call capital markets.
 
Discussing solutions to the issues of modernity: > How to integrate technologies of the future and stories from the past to develop a sustainable path forward? > Are there current educational systems which can be better used to inspire critical and creative thought? > What effect does the internet have as mediator to our relationships of self, of community, and of environment?
 
This isn’t your typical management-skills podcast. Join Nash Consulting’s President Mike Nash (a cynical gen X’er) and his son and Business Manager Ethan Nash (an entitled millennial) as they sort through the plethora of leadership information out there in order to provide you practical, actionable ways to become a manager rockstar. If you manage people or you aspire to manage people, you should probably listen to this podcast. Since 1996, Nash Consulting has been helping managers not suck. ...
 
A novel that disturbs you 160 years after it first appeared in print, The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde, has so much relevance and resonance even today. Dorian Gray is a strikingly handsome young man whose beauty attracts a debauched aristocrat Sir Henry Wotton. Dorian's picture has been painted by a talented artist Basil Hallward and Sir Henry becomes desperate to meet Dorian, though Basil himself is against it. Sir Henry persuades Dorian to pose for a picture painted by Basil and d ...
 
Fifteen Thousand Useful Phrases is a practical handbook written by Grenville Kleiser. Grenville is known for his writings on humor, positive thinking and inspirational thought. This serves as a handbook of pertinent expressions, striking similes and terms for embellishing speech and literature. This book can be used to improve vocabulary for reading, writing and speaking alike. Through mastery of words, the most powerful and perfect expression of thought can be delivered orally. Choosing the ...
 
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Since we last talked with Shark Tank Venture Capitalist Kevin O’Leary back in 2019, he has become an investor in multiple psychedelic companies. The entire psychedelic industry is still in its infancy stages, having drugs still in phase I & II clinical trials […]By James West and Ed Milewski
 
Braxia Scientific Corp (CNSX:BRAX, OTCMKTS:BRAXF) is a medical research psychedelics company that owns a global network of clinics providing innovative ketamine treatments for persons with depression and related disorders. The company successfully expanded its network of multidisciplinary clinics to four earlier this year, with […]…
 
Mark Morrey is a leadership mentor and consultant from Vermont. He works with executives and other leaders like Nash Consulting does, and he has a couple of really special and unique focuses. He’s passionate about, for one, reconnecting humanity to the natural world. Another of his unique areas of focus is building community in workspaces. He calls…
 
It's exhausting being optimistic in a world of such disappointment. This week is all about cynicism and earnestness in the modern world. Post-modernism has given way to so much hyperawareness and critique of everything we once held as sacred and beautiful. It is a big topic on which we could never cover every aspect, but we hope this episode brings…
 
Remember Vireo Health International, Inc (CNSX:VREO, OTCMKTS:VREOF)? The company with proprietary, branded cannabis products in environmentally friendly facilities and cultivation sites? They are now the flagship brand of medical products within a portfolio of Goodness Growth Holdings Inc (CNSX:GDNS, OTCMKTS:GDNSF). The evolution of Vireo becoming …
 
Graphene Manufacturing Group Ltd (CVE:GMG) (OTCMKTS:GMGMF) has produced a new type of battery, presenting a disruptive blue-sky opportunity. A battery that does not contain the normal mined commodities such as cobalt, nickel or lithium. GMG uses clean technology by cracking methane (natural gas) instead […]…
 
In our world of fast fashion and its instant gratification, natural dyes are a lost art. Originating in pre-historic times, the process of using natural materials to colour fabrics (with all its slowness, experimentation, and imperfection), seems completely incompatible with the modern world. But there is a growing movement championing its benefits…
 
From things as simple as interior decor to the way we order society, this episode covers it all. It is crucial to consider the parts of our lives that are just taken for granted, this week we share some starting points for changes that would benefit society and the environment by listing 10 things we think shouldn't exist.Contact the hosts with any…
 
“I’m starting to think it might be dang impossible to be really good at delivering these Top 15 Management Skills without a regularly scheduled one-on-one meeting.” Folks, we’ve made it. This is the final episode of our series on the Top 15 Management Skills, and it’s a goodie. This episode is all about regularly scheduled one-on-one meetings with …
 
So we often hear the words "motivational" and "inspirational" thrown around in relation to all sorts of media and art. On this week's episode we talk about what it means to get inspired and how there is certainly not a one size fits all solution to finding your raison d'etre. 1:28- Motivational v. Inspirational 3:17- The 'Dying Soon' Hypothesis10:0…
 
Hello! This episode is all about getting to know Aaron and Alicia, the hosts of this podcast, through a series of interview questions we ask each other. In the course of the conversation, we touch on subjects such as our interests outside of this podcast, our visions of the future, and our preferred age for politicians. If you want to send a messag…
 
"It is art that makes life, makes interest, makes importance... and I know of no substitute whatever for the force and beauty of its process."These words from author Henry James aptly summarize the significance of art in our lives. 'Art therapy' can mean a lot of things- a legitimate lifesaving medicinal practice, a regular addition to one's self c…
 
A classic Environmental Podcast deconstruction of some ancient stories to unveil the mediocrity of modernity. This week we cover the myth of Panora and the story of Zeuxis and Parrahasius to unveil some truths about the illusion of technology, the fragility of nature, and duplicity anticipation.4:38-The Story of Zeuxis and Parrhasius8:34- Super rea…
 
“Organizations are as healthy as the leaders are skilled.” Welcome back to Part 6 of this series that is all about the Top 15 Management Skills. Now that Mike and Ethan have broken down each of the skills and discussed some of their implications, it’s time to get really practical. The topic of this episode is how a leader (or manager, if you prefer…
 
What should be the relationships between governments, charities, and corporations? In this episode, the conclusion to our series discussing the merits and drawbacks of different environmental organizations, we attempt to define this intricate balance through the lenses of various potential charity sectors. We attempt to define what a 'charity' is t…
 
Green parties never win elections. In this episode, we lament this fact and try to suggest possible routes to victory through the hypothetical exercise of designing a new political party. The discussion covers branding, ideology, strategy, and more, as well as the role of government in achieving general sustainability. This episode is the second in…
 
This week's episode is the first in a series all about the change-making power of different entities like corporations, political parties, and NGOs. To start out we discuss the oxymoron that is "green capitalism" and concludes by discussing solutions.0:00- Introduction5:14- Defining capitalism and its pros and cons26:12- Alternatives to traditional…
 
“If my employees aren't feeling cared about, if their needs aren't met, if they don't feel like I have their back, they are not going to provide good customer service, and my customers are going to be bummed.” In the fifth installment of our Season 2 kick-off series, Mike & Ethan cover the final of the Top 15 Management Skills. These skills are Be …
 
On this week's episode, we each brought our five favourite visions of the future. Imagining a better tomorrow is a great way to cope with eco-anxiety and other feelings of dread for the uncertainty of a climate-changed world. 2:02-Jetsons8:49- AOC's A Message from the Future11:25 Star Wars14:24- Expo 5820:09- Luc Schuiten23:12- Benedetta Cappa2:48-…
 
“How can you hold people accountable if you haven't made your expectations clear?” In the fourth installment of our Season 2 kick-off series, Mike & Ethan cover three more of the Top 15 Management Skills: Give Recognition and Praise, Make Expectations Clear, and Hold People Accountable. Managers who practice these skills are more effective and have…
 
This episode discusses the biggest modern anxiety of all- a struggle so ingrained, that many of us have grown numb to its daily suffocation- work. The conversation sees us address the anti-work movement and its criticism as being 'lazy', as well as relay our own experiences working entry-level jobs as students. We also share our hopes about Get Z's…
 
The modern world provides historically unprecedented sources of anxiety. Some such external forces that weigh on us include politics, climate change, and even the ever-growing attention-seeking entertainment industry. This episode features a discussion on our own struggles with 'big' anxieties as well as thoughts and ideas regarding the cultural en…
 
“Being a good manager is really about being a good human.” Mike and Ethan are back for the third part of the Season 2 kick-off series. In this episode, they continue to break down the Top 15 Management Skills (according to research) that will make or break your success as a manager. Managers who practice these skills are more effective and have hig…
 
"If you could make everybody in the world read one book, which book would you choose?"This conversation sees us each answering that question through 5 different choices, expanded to allow all forms of art. Our picks span hundreds of years and several different mediums, and each has a specific benefit it has imparted onto us from which we believe th…
 
To wrap up our final year of our undergraduate degrees, Aaron and I recorded a reflection on our time at University. We discuss the merits of a modern degree, the virtues of a grand graduation ceremony, and our personal hopes and fears going into our future. Throughout the episode we pose questions that will hopefully inspire you to reflect on this…
 
In the second episode of our kick-off Season 2 series, Mike and Ethan dig further into how not to suck at managing. In this episode, the duo breaks down the Top 15 Management Skills (according to research) that will make or break your success as a manager. Managers who practice these skills are more effective and have higher-performing teams. And f…
 
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