STRATEGY

The Wall Street Code

The Wall Street Code

“A thriller about a genius algorithm builder who dared to stand up against Wall Street. Haim Bodek, aka The Algo Arms Dealer. From the makers […]

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The Future of ERP

The Future of ERP

Enterprise Resource Planning – ERP – is a key business tool to assist organizations in managing their operations. This is a software solution that allows […]

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Outsourcing Decision for Growing Businesses

Outsourcing Decision for Growing Businesses

There can be few businesses that have not, from time to time, struggled to fit all the crucial tasks that need to be done into […]

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Importance of Regularly Updating Website Content

Importance of Regularly Updating Website Content

In the virtual world one of the most efficient ways of attracting visitors to a website is to constantly update its content.  There isn’t much […]

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Managing Payroll in a Growing Business

Managing Payroll in a Growing Business

Most developing businesses prefer to invest their finances in production, sales and marketing and essential employees. Employing a full-time staff member to deal with payroll […]

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Munger on The Psychology of Human Misjudgement

Munger on The Psychology of Human Misjudgement

Charlie Munger’s speech on the psychology of human misjudgement at Harvard University, circa 1995. [Photo: BuffettMungerWisdom/YouTube]

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What will future jobs look like?

What will future jobs look like?

Career dynamics are changing, due to technology or maybe the over-optimization of processes, and society needs to adapt in order to maintain living standards and […]

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Great Divergence in Equity Markets

Great Divergence in Equity Markets

John Hussman wrote an interesting note this week called Taking Distortion at Face Value. Although Hussman is traditionally bearish, he makes some critical arguments that are hard […]

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Becoming Your Own Pension Fund

Becoming Your Own Pension Fund

Pension funds traditionally offer a guaranteed income for life upon retirement in return for years of loyal service. Many of us are not fortunate enough […]

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ANTIFRAGILITY

ANTIFRAGILITY

Two brilliant thinkers, Nassim Taleb and Daniel Kahneman, recently discussed Antifragility at the New York Public Library. It’s interesting to analyze the concept of fragility applied across […]

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Perspective on the Investing Greats

Perspective on the Investing Greats

Bill Gross, managing director of PIMCO, wrote an insightful article today recognizing how The Greats of investing have all significantly benefited from the time period their […]

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Wisdom 2.0 – Conscious Leadership

Wisdom 2.0 – Conscious Leadership

Wisdom 2.0 is a gathering full of business, tech, society, and health leaders who focus group discussion on the question: How can we live with greater […]

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How Great Leaders Inspire Action

How Great Leaders Inspire Action

Understanding why you do something is critical to success. This TED talk is a little dated, but the value in understanding Simon Sinek‘s process and the […]

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2013 Top Investment Picks

2013 Top Investment Picks

Barron’s holds an annual roundtable with leading industry professionals to discuss their top investment picks and outlook on the coming year. Part I and Part II were […]

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Valley Culture is Guiding Success

Valley Culture is Guiding Success

Netflix has grown tremendously over the past couple years and is making significant attempts to improve its online streaming database, even going as far as to create original tv series. Reed Hastings, the firm’s CEO, released its internal guide on culture and responsibilities a couple of years back. A shift away from traditional policies towards a more open and responsible business environment are becoming the new standard as numerous cases are proving its effectiveness.

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The Skinny on Private REITs

The Skinny on Private REITs

REIT stands for Real Estate Investment Trust and is generally a large fund comprised of real estate holdings.  They typically start out as private partnerships […]

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Creative Teambuilding for Business Managers

Creative Teambuilding for Business Managers

When people are working in a business environment together, they need to be on the same page in order to work with efficiency. Communication is […]

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Using CRM Data for Better Leadership

Using CRM Data for Better Leadership

Your customer relationship management (CRM) software is a valuable resource for your business. It enables you and your employees to manage your customer database effectively and efficiently.

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After the Election: Fiscal Cliff, Taxes, and Your Portfolio

After the Election: Fiscal Cliff, Taxes, and Your Portfolio

Merrill Lynch recently held an event with some top economic and investment professionals to discuss expectations post election. Posted below are a few of the video series, full set available here. The group included: Phil Orlando, Chief Equity Strategist at Federated Investors. Lisa Shalett, Chief Investment Officer at Merrill Lynch Global Economics. Ethan Harris, Co-Head of Global Economics at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research.

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Top Entrepreneurial Tips

Top Entrepreneurial Tips

Richard Branson’s Centre for Entrepreneurs has locations in the Caribbean and Africa with the goal of providing individuals the tools and guidance necessary to become successful innovators. Lisa Lake is the Chief Entrepreneurship Officer from the Carribean location and discusses their groups initiatives in the first video and Lacey Ann gives some of her top tips in the second video.

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