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Lords of Capital

Lords of Capital

By Joe Gallegos

Business wisdom for the "slight edge" seeker.

Business wisdom is the act of applying valued truths to any given business situation and to life in general.

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Tom Brady Lesson, Markets, and The Most Important Thing In Business?
Tom Brady Lesson, Markets, and The Most Important Thing In Business?
In this episode, I explain a model that I use to project the market, Tom Brady's potential divorce, and how this relates to the workplace and the future, and I discuss a poll I saw on Linkedin about the most important thing in business (and my response).
26:59
October 07, 2022
The Fed's New Economy and How Businesses Can Prepare
The Fed's New Economy and How Businesses Can Prepare
In this episode I give an update on my health, the Fed's new economy, and what businesses should be doing to prepare.
26:14
September 30, 2022
Why "Traction" Is Flawed
Why "Traction" Is Flawed
In this episode I talk about the evolution of business strategy and about the 4th stage we are now entering. I also discuss the flaws in Traction, a popular business "operating system" being used today and what tomorrow's business strategy framework will look like. I finally give my thoughts on the market, I wrote in article on Substack that predicted the current bear market which very few people were discussing in public.
20:51
September 09, 2022
5 Ways To Decrease Your Audit Risk
5 Ways To Decrease Your Audit Risk
In this video I talked about 5 ways you can decrease your audit risk based on my experience.  I talk about some lessons I've learned this year working on real audits.  I give you my take on what the IRS' new funding means for everyone and when you listen to my take, you'll walk away with some action items to implement to decrease your audit risk.
23:37
September 02, 2022
Cycles, Circles... What's Next? Predicting The Future
Cycles, Circles... What's Next? Predicting The Future
In this episode I talk about how to understand what time is and how it works.  I talk about how to use this concept of time to orient to the world correctly and help you know what you should do.  On that note, I give some observations that to me are "clues" about where we are in time.  Finally, I end about how to use this knowledge and prepare for the future.
22:43
August 26, 2022
New Beginnings and The Inevitably of Business Failure Explained
New Beginnings and The Inevitably of Business Failure Explained
I talk about the new changes in the firm (going independent from previous partnership) and some of the reasons that decision was made; I also talk about what I have been working on bringing to life, and I break down my theory on why the S curve is an abstraction of reality and why the business life cycle works out that way. Enjoy! Love Joe
26:53
August 19, 2022
The Reason Why Businesses Fail
The Reason Why Businesses Fail
In this episode of Lords of Capital, Joe Gallegos CPA shares his ideas about being humble. What happens when you are humble? What happens when you aren't? Listen to find out why the bigger they are, the harder they fall.    Chapters:   0:00-2:15 Intro - being humble and the contrast- being prideful  2:20-3:35 influencers/why it is so hard to speak out load by yourself  3:50- 5:35 The purpose of speaking on a podcast like this with monetary aspects  5:36-6:00 Humility and being opinionated   6:00-8:00 remote may not actually be the answer we are looking for   8:05-9:40 evidence that being in the office is more beneficial/why pride plays a part in this  9:42-12:15 what humility ends up coming down to   12:15-15:00 Paul's reference to life as a game  15:00-18:28 Bad things happening to prideful people   18:30-END What happens when you start being humble
20:44
April 29, 2022
Is Your Leader a Psycho or a Saint?
Is Your Leader a Psycho or a Saint?
Leaders are charismatic and commanding, which are common qualifies of saints and psychos. One will build you up, and the other will stab you in the back. How do you know you are following a psycho or a saint? Should you leave or stay? In this episode, I talk about how to tell the difference.
18:46
February 05, 2022
The Great Resignation Is A Big Trap For Everyone
The Great Resignation Is A Big Trap For Everyone
In this episode I reflect about the lessons I learned during "The Great Recession" as a new accountant in the workforce and what we should remember around that time. Is it smart to make a move and play the game right now? Here's my take.
22:07
January 25, 2022
Simple Exit Secrets: 5 Simple Steps To Maximizing Your Proceeds From A Business Sale
Simple Exit Secrets: 5 Simple Steps To Maximizing Your Proceeds From A Business Sale
The proposed tax rates for capital and ordinary gains of high earnings is causing a SURGE of business owners to finally make the decision to sell their business. This surge is causing a strain on expertise and some sellers are getting eaten alive because they not thinking about these 5 keys. Selling a business the likely one of the hardest thing someone can do - do right by your legacy - and understand these 5 steps.
29:07
June 13, 2021
How This Entrepreneur Raised Himself From Trailer Park to 7 Figures - Straight Talk With Michael Cain
How This Entrepreneur Raised Himself From Trailer Park to 7 Figures - Straight Talk With Michael Cain
Michael gives us an inside look on how to scale (even during a "down" economy)
51:49
June 29, 2020
Three Reasons Why You Shouldn't Ask Your Accountant For Business Advise
Three Reasons Why You Shouldn't Ask Your Accountant For Business Advise
Most people seek their accountant for business advise, three reasons why this is a terrible decision. PS: I'm a Certified Public Accountant. 
05:58
October 04, 2019