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Quantitative training alone is insufficient

The Problem With Numbers

Most MBAs undergo a heavy dose of quantitative training which leads them to believe they can figure out the financial world using sophisticated analysis. While ratios, formulas, and statistics can indeed be helpful, there is a fundamental problem-numerical relationships change. One of the...

Mature Entrepreneurs

The Wall Street Journal recently ran an article profiling Morris Chang who founded Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) which the Journal labeled the world’s most important company. In contrast to other semiconductor companies, TSMC does not design or market semiconductors; rather it manufactures them...

Angry Americans

While the U.S. certainly has many shortcomings, I am constantly amazed that Americans are so angry and divided, especially given the strength of our economy, the huge gains in life expectancy over the last century, and the fact that we enjoy a high...

The Young and the Restless

My recent blog, Unaffordable, focused on the ratio of the median home price to average household income which rose from 3.5 in 1985 to 5.8 today making homeownership increasingly unattainable for many. I recently came across data illustrating that this problem is particularly...