Select Page

What Are Middle Market Firms?

As the founder of a small ad agency, I’m very interested in Middle Market Firms, which despite being described in an incredibly boring way, are actually pretty fascinating. Here are the salient points: Middle Market Firms are defined as firms that are neither...

What Is A Systems Thinker?

I just watched an interview with Bill Gates where he referred to Warren Buffett as a great “systems thinker,” which is a term I wasn’t familiar with. It refers to someone who looks at a given situation and sees the interrelationships that define the...

Financial Literacy for An Inexperienced Entrepreneur

At my core, I’m a vision-driven entrepreneur, not a bean-counter.  To be frank, the financial side of business does not come naturally to me.  But as someone who has built and sold one business, and then built another three businesses after that, I have learned...

Online Learning Essays from the New Yorker & Atlantic

The Atlantic and the New Yorker seem to be very interested in higher education. Here are some interesting articles: Laptop U. (The New Yorker) Will MOOCs Be Flukes? (The New Yorker) Why For-Profit Education Fails (The Atlantic) What’s The Real Value of Higher...

Mary Meeker’s Internet Trend’s Report

Mary Meeker’s Internet Trend’s report should be required reading for anyone in the advertising business. Here are some interesting highlights regarding the global economy and global Internet trends: India passed the US to become #2 global Internet user...