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Impact investment means managing portfolios in addition to choosing individual investments.
Drive investment: deliver results, be precise, embrace complexity and create clarity.
How the character of place influences and shapes everything it makes.
“sift” isn’t new. The company started about the same time as this website (circa 2006). That’s the old news.
New news: We’re now at this full-time. Have been since November 2007. And we are so grateful to say that business …
From wikipedia on the Slovay Conference:
“Perhaps the most famous conference was the October 1927 Fifth Solvay International Conference on Electrons and Photons, where the world’s most notable physicists met to discuss the newly formulated quantum theory. The leading
A good friend and I were chatting about personal branding, it started with the regular hoopla: posture, piercings, language, work ethic, body odour, etc. Gradually we got to talking about how we perceive ourselves and how we each perceive the …
The important thing is not to stop questioning.
What would the elephants say?
Until now I’ve just used RSS to keep me …
To get inside with a power holder: see where they are vulnerable.
To see where they are vulnerable: stop watching them.
Just as you stopped watching the speaker, now stop watching the obvious power holder. Hiding behind a quiet façade …
Are you allowed to want to be a CEO?
I’m not sure if I do. And no one has ever asked me — except one lunatic headhunter. But isn’t CEOing something that requires an invitation?
Where else … name any …
I’ve got a rule. If I read and highlight more than 40% of an article, I don’t summarize it. I just send the whole thing.
In today’s mad rush for productivity, a paper worthy of being nearly half covered in …
An aggregated, curated list of business books.
One of my friends is a teacher. He’s told me many times that the best way to learn something is to explain it to someone else. Well I want to learn to do a 60-second pitch, so here goes.
Mistakes teach more than success.
Counterintuitive? Experimentation means being willing to make mistakes. When I am willing to be wrong, I am free to explore unlikely alternatives. Alternatives are key to solving difficult problems.
Imagine a scientist afraid to make …
An interesting comment by Jon about architecture. He was writing about how to use blogs in a corporation and after explaining how he’d introduce them he said, “I’d then consider using blogs in an intelligently architected way …”
Intelligently architected. …
Update: The author I had quoted asked that I not refer to his work. To accomodate his request, I have rewritten this post. January 6th, 2005
I recently read a piece where the author claimed that knowledge is perishable and
Research says people of average intelligence benefit from help when solving problems requiring insight. Unless entrepreneurs are bright across the board, this suggests sift is verifiably relevant.