Weekly Reports

July 28, 2013

Weekly Report 13-31

  • FAMILY BUSINESSES OFTEN BECOME STAGNANT due to lower engagement of external talent, risk avoidance (in order to preserve wealth for future generations), but mostly conflict between the objectives of next-generations along with the inherent “emotional-laden nature of family business.” A... Continue
  • July 21, 2013

    Weekly Report 13-30

  • “WORKPLACE BOUNDARIES ARE EXPANDING DEEPER INTO EMPLOYEES’ LIVES, especially now that mobile technology is taken for granted… Afterhours intrusions have now become routine…with emails or calls while commuting, shopping, or sitting down to dinner.” A recent survey indicates 42% of... Continue
  • July 14, 2013

    Weekly Report 13-29

  • AMERICA’S DOMESTIC NONFINANCIAL COMPANIES ARE STILL SITTING ON TRILLIONS OF DOLLARS OF CASH; The four largest (all technology: Apple, Microsoft, Google, Cisco) alone hold over $300 billion, and many politicians are increasingly “demanding that they start spending in order to... Continue
  • July 7, 2013

    Weekly Report 13-28

  • “WE HEMORRHAGE ASTONISHING AMOUNTS OF INFORMATION in ways we don’t even think about –things we buy, places we go, incredibly personal and hypochondriac-inspiring attempts we make to self-diagnose on Google, and everything in between and beyond.” Personal info is digitally... Continue
  • June 30, 2013

    Weekly Report 13-27

  • “IT’S ONLY NATURAL FOR LEADERS TO TRY TO MAKE THE MOST OF THEIR STRENGTHS… But as they rise in an organization, people often become comfortable practicing the skills that got them thus far, and fail to ask how useful these... Continue