Ed Zitron's Where's Your Ed At

Ed Zitron
The Words of Ed Zitron, a PR person and writer.
Created 23 Apr 2019
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  • The Myth of Mentorship, And How We've Failed Entry-Level Workers
    30 Nov 2021about 6 hours ago • 13 min read • 12 3
    I woke up this morning and had a thought - what if I had nothing to write about? What if, by taking a few days off to recover and enjoy Thanksgiving, I’d find a world devoid of things to comment on. A...
  • The Endlessness of The Internet Has Broken Our Brains
    23 Nov 2021 • 8 min read • 16 6
    Before we begin: I’ll be taking a break after this newsletter until next week to enjoy Thanksgiving. As a reminder, email me at ez@substack.com with the subject “Please Help Me” with any personal or p...
  • The Many Lies That Executives Tell Themselves About Work
    19 Nov 2021 • 8 min read • 26 11
    When I started my agency, I remember making one specific rule: no hourly billing. It was partly because I hate calculating hours and partly because I think that it gives the wrong kind of incentive fo...
  • "Here Is My Problem" Volume #3
    17 Nov 2021 • 13 min read • 13 1
    Hello, and welcome to my semi-regular “Here Is My Problem” column in which I will attempt to give my advice as to how you should deal with a professional problem. If you’ve got an issue with a person ...
  • You Have Every Right To Be Angry
    17 Nov 2021 • 12 min read • 42 24
    A year ago today, I began writing this newsletter as a means of intellectual stimulation and, honestly, finding my way through various subjects that were interesting (or annoying) to me at any given t...
  • The Nihilism and Exploitation of the NFT Industry
    11 Nov 2021 • 8 min read • 20 79
    Everybody’s doing NFTs. There’s an NFT supergroup, the Charlotte Hornets are doing NFTs, Hollywood is thinking about NFTs. Non-Fungible Tokens are “unique digital goods” if you squint and otherwise ar...
  • "Here Is My Problem" Volume #2
    10 Nov 2021 • 7 min read • 9 1
    Hello, and welcome to my semi-regular “Here Is My Problem” column in which I will attempt to give my advice as to how you should deal with a professional problem. If you’ve got an issue with a person ...
  • It's Time To Fire Every Manager
    10 Nov 2021 • 8 min read • 14 16
    I had originally started this as a post about burnout and management and how burnout was a problem created by management that was blamed on workers. That point is still valid, and one I’ve made before...
  • The Remote Work Culture War Is About To Get Political
    04 Nov 2021 • 6 min read • 22 10
    Today’s main character is Chris Powers, a real estate investor guy who claims, well, I’ll let you see for yourself: Chris Powers @fortworthchris WFH doesn’t work for high functioning teams. It’s impos...
  • "Here Is My Problem" Volume #1
    03 Nov 2021 • 12 min read • 14 2
    As a means of doing something fun with readers and seeing if the other readers like reading it, I’m starting a semi-regular “Here Is My Problem” column in which I will attempt to give my advice as to ...
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