“The poor man is ruined as soon as he begins to ape the rich.”— Publilius Syrus, c. 50 BC When we talk about “the innocence of babes,” we tend to …
The Real Victims of Fraud
When we deceive others, we also deceive ourselves. Fraudulent behavior abounds, and it's our responsibility to call it out - or to admit wrongdoing if we're at fault.
“The biological (if not the aesthetic) value of remembering is not that it allows one to reminisce about the past but that it permits one to …
Americans have a genius for the artful dodge, but also an infallible willingness to play the fool.
The extraordinary fraud of FTX and Sam Bankman-Fried
Sam Bankman-Fried’s lies, prosecutors say, stretched back to the very beginning. From the founding of his cryptocurrency exchange FTX in 2019, Mr. Bankman-Fried engaged in widespread fraud, the federal authorities charged on Tuesday, and used his customers’ deposits to finance his political …
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The Billionaire tenant
When you have billions of dollars but won't pay your rent or your former employees their severance
Correction: December 13, 2022 An earlier version of this article misstated the role of an executive for SpaceX who was brought in to Twitter. The executive, Tim Hughes, is senior vice president for global business and government affairs, not general counsel. The error was repeated in a photo caption. …
Life is filled with change. We connect the past to the present for leaders who want reassurance amid uncertainty.