Author: Cameron Postelwait

What Affect do Union Disputes and Strikes Have on the Stock Market? An In-Depth Retrospective

History of Labor Disputes’ affect on the US Stock Market and economy as a whole – short term and long term (research links below).

How China Used 9/11 to Their Advantage – a 22-Year Retrospective

There’s a parallel between China’s 20-year growth spurt and US economic growth post-World War II.

Lasting Effects of 9/11 on Business: a 22-Year Look Back

We look back at some of the lasting affects 9/11 had on the US and Global economies.

Leaders: Your People Don’t Have “Willpower” Because It Isn’t a Thing

Instead of blaming your people, look at the processes you’re giving them.

Gillibrand’s Stock Trading Ban: Details and Historical Precedent

Members of Congress’ stock portfolios outperformed the S&P 500 by an average of 17.5% last year. (Pictured: Ex-US Rep. Stephen Buyer of Indiana found guilty of insider trading in 2022 – AP News)

Only Two Ways To Look At Mistakes

When your people make mistakes, there are really only two ways to think about it, according to James Reason’s Human Error Theory.

United Auto Workers Demand a 46.9% Raise – What History Says About That

Top workers make $32 and want $47. It might have been considered impossible until the Hot Labor Summer of ’23 saw huge gains for Union negotiations.

Distinguishing Procrastination vs. “Productive Pacing”

Taking longer than anticipated on a project can be a bad sign or a good sign, and it’s crucial to tell the difference while you’re in the thick of it.

Labor Strikes of 2023: What’s Behind the Global Resurgence in Workers’ Rights?

Just a few years ago Unions were feared to be “Dead.” Why do they seem unstoppable now?

Labor Day’s Bloody Birth, Explained

Labor Day was born out of a bloody incident known as the Pullman Strike where US troops killed 13 and injured 50.