Questions About Estate Planning

Within the last few months I have received more questions about estate plans than the sum of my entire life prior. My default response is “I don’t know.” Perhaps I ought to leave it there? (my usual response.) Instead, I started reading and began writing… mostly trying to form some coherent thoughts. Disclosure: I still Read more about Questions About Estate Planning[…]

Learn broadly by reading specifically

Alex Bridgeman recently asked what niche publications his followers find most interesting. I replied with one of my favorites that we receive at the office. And a snarky comment. It is Twitter, after all. We talk about books we’ve read quite a bit. We’ve even talked about old academic papers. Niche trade publications are also Read more about Learn broadly by reading specifically[…]

The Market is a Profound Conversation

After completing Robert G. Hagstrom’s “Investing: The Last Liberal Art” I began to re-read my margin notes. His book has over one hundred bibliography entries and is a fantastic introduction to the multidisciplinary worldview of the market. One of my pencil scratches suggested that the market is a profound conversation. Hagstrom uses the word “puzzle” Read more about The Market is a Profound Conversation[…]

Reading & Writing Annual Reports

I recently asked Mikel what I ought to write. He suggested I write about writing the annual report for Little Engine Ventures or write about reading annual reports. While it seems rather metacognitive to write about reading and writing, I’ll give it a whirl –please bear with me. As with all my writing, my hope Read more about Reading & Writing Annual Reports[…]