Interviewing from “Top to Bottom”

This photo is when I would interview potential employees “from the top”. As Founder and CEO, I thought I had it all down. We’d put the candidates through intense screening, and I would join only after my managers had weeded out all but the best. My focus was more on how lucky they were toContinue reading “Interviewing from “Top to Bottom””

“Blurred Lines”- Social Impact and My Start-Up Story

As a start-up founder and entrepreneur, myself, defining the ultimate goal of the company was often difficult. Modern day entrepreneurship and investing has made the term Social Impact en vogue. I latched onto it early on and thought I knew exactly what it meant. A significant amount of present-day companies and investment funds claim toContinue reading ““Blurred Lines”- Social Impact and My Start-Up Story”

7 Myths Regarding Employing White Collar Convicts

Preferrably named the White Collar Justice Impacted Community (WCJIC). Myth: The WCJIC had their chance and blew it, compared to other disadvantaged convicts, they don’t deserve pity and another chance. Reality: Those that I know in the WCJIC are remorseful for destroyong the opportunity they had in an influencial, well paying position. In the endContinue reading “7 Myths Regarding Employing White Collar Convicts”

What do your co-workers REALLY think about you?

That’s a scary question. We all think we have an idea of where we stand, what persona we exude and how difficult we’d be to replace at work and home. But do we really know? Can you imagine the morning you wake up to face the results of a survey provided to your co-workers andContinue reading “What do your co-workers REALLY think about you?”

Trying to Buy What Can’t Be Bought

This a line from one of my favorite songs, Old Before Your Time by Ray LaMontagne. It exemplifies many of my actions in my early and mid-adult life. Growing up in a poor family and watching/listening to my parents diminish their self worth based upon their income, along with putting the rich on a pedestal,Continue reading “Trying to Buy What Can’t Be Bought”

White Collar Criminals Should Run the Country

Wow, I got your attention there didn’t I. I can see everyone’s mind racing about what a ridiculous statement this is. Afterall, aren’t these the people that have broken the trust of others, stealing, embezzling, engaged in corruption, Ponzi schemes, back office mayhem and other tricks to devoid others of funds? I am sure thatContinue reading “White Collar Criminals Should Run the Country”

The Right to Work and Happiness

This photo represents one of the times when I am most happy, with my daughter at an Ohio State Football game. We must have won based upon the smiles. There are many things that make us happy. Family, travel, hobbies, exercise, reading, watching sports, listening to music, and yes, work. We often take the lastContinue reading “The Right to Work and Happiness”

Walk a mile in our shoes, but not ones that are too small, of poor quality, and designed for the short term”. Mike Neubig

The White-Collar Justice impacted community (WJIC) is made up of diverse professionals in lawyers, CEO’s, bankers, physicians, entrepreneurs, and businesspeople who had worked their way to the top of their professions. Most also have one or multiple graduate level degrees. Somewhere along our path, we made a mistake that cost us years of our livesContinue reading “Walk a mile in our shoes, but not ones that are too small, of poor quality, and designed for the short term”. Mike Neubig”

Central Ohio Tech Founder Pleads Guilty to Five Felonies

This headline is about me, Mike Neubig. My favorite priest once told me, “Everyone has sins and has made mistakes and engaged in negative begaviors leading to shameful life events. I listen to them every day in confession. The only difference is yours have been made public”. Imagine a world where all of our mostContinue reading “Central Ohio Tech Founder Pleads Guilty to Five Felonies”