Make Your Own Rules: Adapting Warren Buffett’s “10 Rules For Success”

September 27, 2011 at 5:15 am

Warren Buffett’s 10 Rules for Success have become part of our lore. They first appeared as a list in a 2008 article in Parade Magazine and were based on an interview with Alice Schroder, author of Warren Buffett and the Business of Life. Buffett’s own story is inspiring, and his ten rules have helped many […]

The Economic Shift: Un(der)employment, Technology And Opportunity

September 20, 2011 at 1:25 pm

Last month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the unemployment rate rose to 9.2 percent. The unemployment rate for workers with college degrees was 4.4 percent. This statistic has been on my mind ever since. A significant percentage of college-educated workers are underemployed, and unskilled, uneducated workers are facing a […]

Nothing Wasted: Making The Most Of “Down” Time

September 13, 2011 at 5:15 am

When I read this blogpost from Seth Godin today, it made me pause and think. And, as always, ask myself some questions. What if we followed his advice? What would be the outcome of creative contribution to our lives? When was the last time you wasted time? When you were […]

Precipitous, Wrong And Dangerous: What To Do When “Those Who Know Best,” Don’t

September 6, 2011 at 5:15 am

Bill Miller, Chairman, Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager for Legg Mason shares his point of view on the recent S&P change in the U.S. credit rating: “The downgrading by Standard & Poor’s of the credit rating of the United States from AAA to AA+ on August 5th was precipitous, wrong, […]