Thriving Family Principle: Simplicity Wins

Posted by Ethan Pollard on March 26, 2020

In 2007, Berkshire Hathaway chairman Warren Buffet, who is widely considered to be one of history’s most successful investors, issued a challenge to Wall Street’s largest and most sophisticated money managers. He wagered that over the next ten years, a low-cost,...

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Thriving Family Principle: Steward not Owner

Posted by Jeff Thomas on January 15, 2020

Do you think of yourself as a steward or an owner?

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Thriving Family Principle: Life is a Team Sport

Posted by Jeff Thomas on December 16, 2019

“Fifty-two percent of senior female executives played sports at the university level, compare to 39% of women at other management levels”, said Debora Spar, a professor at Harvard Business School. [1]

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Thriving Family Principle: Evidence Not Opinion

Posted by Ethan Pollard on November 19, 2019

In his 1973 book A Random Walk Down Wall Street, Princeton economics professor Burton Malkiel performed an experiment wherein he modeled the performance of a hypothetical stock by charting the results of a random coin flip. If the stock landed on heads, he would...

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Thriving Family Principle: Don't Quit

Posted by Jeff Thomas on November 15, 2019
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A 75 year-old client gave a keynote speech recently claiming that the last 10 years have been the most fulfilling of his life. He hasn’t had a salary or played golf once for 10 years.  So, why is he so happy?

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