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Ginsberg discusses the bloated administrations of colleges and universities, how athletic programs are self serving, junk food eating, sport-watching programs and how tenure helps keep things balanced. He also talks on how the U.S. has taken on the attributes of a third world country and believes that Americans should be more cynical.

 

Key Takeaways:

[1:00] Lesson - Higher Education

[4:19] Introductions

[4:45] Are Senators and Congress responsible for Global Warming?:

[5:25] A look at student loan debt

[6:11] Classic inflation

[6:46] Be a cynic

[7:04] Incessant lobbying

[8:10] Student loans aren’t dischargeable in bankruptcy

[8:22] This debt is fraud

[9:33] Predatory lending by student loan representatives

[10:21] Quality of the education 

[11:18] No substitute for a good education

[12:14] State school tuitions and costs

[14:01] Bennett’s - The leading index of cultural indicators

[14:40] The Fall of the faculty

[15:37] Cutting back on courses

[16:05] The villain in higher ed costs

[16:58] Junk food eating athletic programs 

[18:14] Tenure

[19:33] What universities do best

[20:33] The U.S. Government needs an enemy

[21:38] Thoughts on Edward Snowden

[22:53] The current state of affairs

[23:53] Become a citizen and educate yourself

[26:50] Organized groups do get what they want

[28:06] A turn for the worse

[28:56] Contact Mr. Ginsberg

 

Mentioned In This Episode:

Blackboard

William Bennett- The leading index of cultural indicators

Ohio State University

Arizona State University

John Hopkins Political Science Dept. 

Direct download: SS_73.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:32pm EST

Jason Hartman invites Doug Conant, the author of TouchPoints, to the Solomon Success show. Doug served as a CEO and President of the Campbell Soup Company for 10 years and has a lot of interesting insight on how you can be a better leader for your team. Today's lesson is about effective leadership or servant leadership as referred in the Bible. Join us today as we learn about the effective tactics of building a closer and more authentic relationship with your employees. 

 

Key Takeaways:

1:45 – True leadership inspires people to take action on their own accord.

5:35 – What were some of the challenges Doug encountered when he was the CEO of Campbell's?  

10:15 – If you can create 3-5 healthy interactions a day, you can change your contribution profile in a major way.

15:40 – Doug shares a negative TouchPoint experience and then shares a positive one. 

22:00 – As a leader, you have to have character and confidence trust among your team. 

22:58 – Ronald Reagan was an excellent communicator and could instill trust on a mass scale. 

26:15 – How did Ronald Reagan do this? 

29:30 – Final thoughts? We can all do better. Do a little better today than you did yesterday.

 

Mentioned In This Episode:

TouchPoints by  Doug Conant

http://conantleadership.com/

Direct download: SS_72.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:54pm EST

For today's Solomon Success lesson, we talk about economic cycles and how it affects our wealth. Jason brings on Harry Dent, a three time guest, to talk about some of the tell-tell signs that an economic disaster is about to hit. Harry Dent talks about demographic patterns, China's ghost cities, Japan's debt problem and aging population, and much more on today's Solomon Success show. 

 

Key Takeaways:

1:00 – Today's lesson is about economic cycles. 

5:20 – Every bubble has taken us higher and every crash has taken us lower. 

11:05 – When young people can't afford the real estate anymore, the bubble is over. 

12:00 – Harry talks about the gold bubble and some of his predictions. 

17:10 – The stimulus is getting less and less effective. 

25:15 – The Chinese who moved from rural areas to urban areas in China are almost treated like immigrants and not considered citizens. 

29:10 – Harry talks about Japan's debt problem. 

32:40 – The US is a strong economic group and tends not to fall off a steep cliff as fast as Asia and certain European countries do. 

 

Mentioned In This Episode:

www.HarryDent.com

The Demographic Cliff by Harry Dent

Direct download: SS_71.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:34pm EST

For today's special Solomon Success lesson, our host Jason Hartman invites Jeff Desich on to the show to talk about investing your retirement money correctly and wisely. Jeff Desich is the CEO of Equity Trust, a company that has been in business for over 40 years and overseas the life savings of millions of clients. Jeff explains to the audience the difference between the various retirement options Americans can choose from, how Americas want more freedom and flexibility over their savings, and much more on today's episode. 

 

Key Takeaways:

2:20 – Today's lesson is about investing wisely. 

5:00 – Jason introduces Jeff Desich to the show. 

7:00 – Anybody can do a self-directed IRA. 

11:40 – Only 2% of the American market is self-directed, why is that? 

15:10 – Wall Street has a great sales force, but they sell such awful products. 

18:10 – The real estate industry is a fragmented business, Jason says to embrace this because that's what keeps the big guys out of it. 

22:00 – Equity Trust is not a fan of Checkbook Control LLCs. 

27:40 – If Equity Trust sees something that's not right with your account, they will give you a call and let you know. They're like your personal compliance department. 

31:45 – There's a special offer just for Jason's listeners at https://www.trustetc.com/offer/053

 

Mentioned In This Episode:

https://www.trustetc.com/

https://www.trustetc.com/offer/053

Direct download: SS_70.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:46pm EST

In today's discussion, Jason Hartman and Jeremy Josse talk about Jeremy's latest book, Dinosaur Derivatives and Other Trades. Jeremy talks about some of the key lessons you can learn from the Old Testament as well as why financial innovation is not as bad as it might seem. Today's topics mostly focus on economics, the value of money and other possessions, interest, and capitalism.

 

Key Takeaways:

1:45 – What are dinosaur derivatives? 

3:40 – Jeremy talks about Joseph from the Old Testament. 

7:40 – Joseph's story shows us what happens if you take risk away from the economy. 

14:08 – Corporations are an illegal fiction because they're seen by law as a person when in reality they're not. 

19:10 – Jason asks if it's bad to charge interest? Jeremy explains. 

23:15 – Do corporations really operate on a capitalist system? 

26:30 – Jeremy believes that neither socialism or capitalism is that helpful anymore. 

 

Mentioned In This Episode:

www.DinosaurDerivatives.com

Direct download: SS206920Jeremy20Josse.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:11pm EST

Katherine Albrecht is out with a new book titled I Won't Take the Mark: A Bible Book and Contract for Children. In the book, she teaches children about the Book of  Revaluations and talks a little bit more about it on the show. Katherine is also one of the founders of StartPage and StartMail, a private way to browse the internet and to send encrypted emails at the click of a button. She talks to Jason about the importance of teaching your children to say no to the mark of the beast, protecting your privacy, and a lot more on today's episode. 

 

Key Takeaways:

2:00 – Katherine talks a little bit about her projects and what they're about. 

8:00 – So many young Christians have no idea about the mark of the beast. 

17:10 – Why aren't the Churches talk about the mark of the beast? 

22:50 – If a microchip was inject into you, how would you know about it? 

28:25 -Katherine shares some of the measures she takes to ensure her life is kept private.  

35:20 – Does it handicap you to take to such extreme measures for privacy? Katherine says no. 

 

Mentioned In This Episode:

AntiChips.com 

ChipMeNot.org

VirtuePress.com

StartPage.com

StartMail.com

KatherineAlbrecht.com

Direct download: SS206820Katherine20Albrecht.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:52pm EST

Chris Stone appears on the Solomon Success show with Jason Hartman to talk about the faith driven consumer and faithnomics. Chris Stone is the founder of the company Faith Driven Consumer and his team does extensive research and surveys in the Christian market and also help American brands meet Christian needs. On the show, Chris and Jason talk about free speech, Christian movies, and more. 

 

Key Takeaways:

2:00 – There are 41 million adult Christians spending roughly $2 trillion a year. 

5:30 – Did Chick-fil-A make the right move? Is their religious stance hurting their business? 

10:15 – Is Hollywood profiting off of Christianity? 

15:45 – Hollywood has gone from producing for the masses to producing for market segments. 

20:10 – Is it wrong to profit off of Christians? 

25:40 – Freedom of speech in the US may no longer be free for Christians. 

29:25 – There should be an open discussion among people and then have the market place decided whether it's right or wrong. 

 

Mentioned In This Episode:

FaithDrivenConsumer.com

Direct download: SS206720Chris20Stone.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:58pm EST

Marc Mero appears on the Solomon Success show and talks to Jason about the importance of God and the value of relationships with your friends and family. Marc was a professional wrestler who lost it all and gained it all back spiritually. He is the founder of the charity organization, Champion of Choices and is also the author of the book, How to be the Happiest Person on the Planet. On today's episode, Marc shares timeless wisdom about God, forgiveness, and living in the present moment. 

 

Key Takeaways:

1:30 – Marc shares a bit of his life story. 

3:10 – Our relationships are the most important things in our lives. 

4:10 – Marc talks a little bit about Champion of Choices. 

7:20 – Happiness comes from giving. 

12:10 – There's bad people in all religions and all faiths. 

14:15 – How do we live in the moment? 

16:35 – Remember, bad company corrupts good character. 

18:15 – How do we make someone's day? 

19:30 – Get back up through adversity and failures. Do not stay down. 

 

Mentioned In This Episode:

How to be the Happiest Person on the Planet by Marc Mero. 

ThinkPoz.org 

MarcMero.com

Direct download: SS206620Marc20Mero.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:55am EST

Michael Dowd is a bestselling author and an Evangelist. Michael's best selling book, Thank God for Evolution, was endorsed by 6 Nobel Prize-winning scientists and by various religious leaders around the world as well. Jason Hartman and Michael sit down to talk about climate change, why evolution is necessary towards a better relationship with God, and more on today's show. 

 

Key Takeaways:

1:20 – Michael has been traveling for 12 years with his wife. 

3:00 – Many people first think of evolution as the devil. 

6:00 – Michael teaches how you can honor God with everything science has been teaching. 

11:30 – Since humans started taking oil and coal out of the ground, there's now a lot of carbon dioxide and methane being released into the air. 

15:20 – Jason asks why is all of this bad?  

19:00 – Any system that makes it easy for people to destroy our future is a demonic system. 

22:00 – After Michael's Tedx talk, many evangelicals realized evolution was a good thing. 

24:10 – Michael encourages you to search for The Future is Calling Us to Greatness. 

 

Mentioned In This Episode:

The Wealth of Nature by John Michael Greer

http://www.amazon.com/Michael-Dowd/e/B001JS2XIO/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1

The Future is Calling Us to Greatness.

TheGreatStory.org

Direct download: SS206520Michael20B20Dowd.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:12pm EST

K. Palmer Hartl is the author of The Ten Commandments of Management. In his book, he incorporates biblical references into ten easily-to-follow management principles. Today, Palmer joins Jason on the Solomon Success show to talk  about some of the specific commandments inside his book that can help you be a better manager and be more productive. 

 

Key Takeaways:

2:00 – Palmer talks about why he decided to write the book. 

5:20 – Ask specific questions during the hiring process to see if they are qualified for your company.

9:50 – People are complicated, so don't beat yourself up if you hire the wrong person. 

12:30 – People should manager others as adults, not children. Palmer breaks down what that means in this segment. 

16:40 – Are your employees emailing you for permission? 

19:10 – Do not try to change someone's behavior – it won't work. 

21:45 – Make sure you document everything during the hiring process. 

 

Mentioned In This Episode:

The Ten Commandments of Management by K. Palmer Hartl 

KpalmerHartl.com  

Direct download: SS206420Palmer20Hartl.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:01am EST