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Financial Effectiveness Cannot Just Be Episodic

August 4th, 2011 · No Comments

Why some businesses do well even through downturns in the markets.

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Why I Believe in Capitalism

January 8th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Gregory Zuckerman, Wall Street Journal special reporter, and author of The Greatest Trade Ever, just tweeted: “Spoke re my book at Peking University, great questions-Everyone’s a capitalist today in the East, even as capitalism is disparaged in West” @GZuckerman Zuckerman’s tweet, reminded me about why I still believe in capitalism even knowing it needs a […]

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Microlending failures: How to ensure success and ethical practice.

January 7th, 2011 · 1 Comment

The New York Times reports that, “Micro lending is losing its halo in many countries”. It was the darling of the economic development world and its greatest advocate won a Nobel Prize.  The idea is excellent and is still working in many places. But there are two challenges that are often not taking into account […]

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Investor Motivation: Interview with Chip Conley

September 17th, 2010 · No Comments

Interview with Chip Conley, Founder and CEO of Joie de Vivre Hospitality and author of Peak: How Great Companies Get Their Mojo From Maslow This week is about new ways to understanding motivation in business. Monday’s blog surveyed the new books on the subject. Wednesday was a book review with Chip Conley.  I caught up […]

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HIP Investor— Q&A with R Paul Herman

August 30th, 2010 · No Comments

Earlier this week we reviewed HIP Investor by R Paul Herman. The HIP approach (Human Impact +Profit) is a tried and packaged method for assessing companies for their ability to simultaneously make better profits BY making a better world. I had a chance to ask a few follow up questions of Paul. What was the […]

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HIP Investor:Making Bigger Profits by Building a Better World

August 25th, 2010 · No Comments

By R Paul Herman A Book Review R. Paul Herman has written a highly practical book. It is also educational. He has developed a system for scoring the combined profitability and responsibility of a company. This is useful for investors who want to make decisions with conscience and also desire to grow their own security […]

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