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Posts by Andrew Stotz

Deadly Disease of Employee of the Month: Deming in Education with David P. Langford (Part 11)

Dr. Deming listed 7 Deadly Diseases of Management in Out of the Crisis, and one of the more surprising is #3: Evaluation of performance, merit rating, or annual review. In this episode, David and Andrew discuss the harmful practice of awarding “teacher of the year,” “student of the month,” or other traditional recognition practices. David also offers practical suggestions for alternatives.

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A. Stotz All Weather Strategies – December 2022

Central bankers appear to be raising rates into a recession to stifle inflation; stagflation would be the worst outcome. Demand for necessities (food and energy), inflation, and supply-chain disruptions can drive commodities higher. We see opportunities to allocate to specific sectors and markets within equity. Bonds and gold to protect capital.

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