Really interesting video below on what motivates people based on research conducted by MIT.
Pretty amazing documentary on Donal Trump, which details the highs and lows of his career, from a brash 29 year old to a real estate/tv mogul. Trump lists “The Power of Positive Thinking” as a book that helped him during the difficult times, like when he was $900M in debt.
I wanted to share this outstanding article which was featured in the recent Forbes Investment Guide (a segment of Forbes Magazine). It dives into the workings of the Wasatch Emerging Markets Small Cap Fund. The fund (which has over $800 Million) consists of only 8 people: principals Laura Geritz & Roger Edgley and six researchers. […]
Scott Shane is the A. Malachi Mixon III Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies at Case Western Reserve University. He has also written or edited ten books on business and entrepreneurship. His book Illusions of Entrepreneurship: The Costly Myths That Entrepreneurs, Investors, and Policy Makers Live by (Yale University Press, 2008) was one of the top ten […]
Below is a very interesting link to a recent New York Times article that lists all the new members of Congress who are small business owners. From pizza restaurants to air conditioning companies to bug control to aerospace, their various ventures are all over the place. It seems as though a trend is taking place […]
I wanted to share this great cover article from FORBES recently which lists 2011′s top tech investors. Venture Capitalists like Peter Thiel, Michael Moritz and Mike Maples (who is interviewed below) are mentioned among others. Each profile lists their background and successful investments. It is good to see that most of these investors are stationed […]
Great article in WSJ posted HERE on the enormous gambling market of March Madness, some facts/excerpts below: “When it comes to betting, experts expect more money to be spent on March Madness than the Super Bowl. According to RJ Bell, the owner of Pregame.com, $12 billion dollars will be spent worldwide on March Madness betting. […]
I wanted to share a book I enjoyed recently called The Arrogance Cycle by Michael K Farr. It gives a detailed, comedic, and inside look at the emotions, entitlements, arrogance, and detached reality some investors have (both on Wall Street and Main Street). For anyone who enjoyed Michael Lewis’s Liar’s Poker you will enjoy The […]