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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Why Smart People Do Dumb Things: Good Intentions Gone Awry

Systems theory states that organizations are systems of connected and interdependent groups, none of which can be understood in isolation from each other. Unfortunately, individuals often do not fully understand the impact their actions (or inaction) have on others, especially when the consequences are delayed and removed. The impact plays out distant in time and […]

Losing Sight of the Stock Market’s Noble Mission

The stock market actually has a two-fold social purpose: 1.  to allow individual savers to invest directly in a business 2.  to aggregate and efficiently allocate capital to those who will create the most value with it Both these noble social purposes are assisted by liquidity, but daily ups and downs of the market are […]

10 Secrets to a Stress-Resistant Life…Plus a Bonus

Here’s a recap of secrets one through five: #1 Re-Interpret Any Negative Experiences #2 Cultivate an Attitude of Gratitude #3 Written Goals #4 Build a Solid Social Support Network #5 EXERCISE #6 Small Steps: Feeling overwhelmed? Break it down into small steps, attainable progress. Success is frequently the sum of small actions, repeated daily. Celebrate […]

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