Archive for April, 2009

Experimentation, Risk Management, and Breakthrough Performance

Joseph Lee Times are tough. The demand has never been greater for regulatory oversight. Public outcry to punish those who failed us has reached the ears of our leaders and politicians. The dismissal of GM’s chief by the Obama Administration was a shock and a signal to the automotive sector: This is a time in […]

April 27th, 2009 - By


GBR Poll: Debt vs. Savings in Turbulent Times

The GBR Blog wants to know: [poll id=”4″] Do you have a different approach to saving? Tell us in the comments. UPDATE: This poll was closed on May 18, 2009. Read our analysis of the poll and learn about “The Basics of a Balanced Personal Finance Strategy,” by Davide Accomazzo, Adjunct Professor of Finance.

April 20th, 2009 - By


Spring 2009 Issue of the GBR Now Live!

In this issue you can read about: Owner-Occupied Commercial Real Estate for the Entrepreneur Practical Advice on Profiting from Commercial Real Estate in the United States. Many benefits accrue to the owner of single-tenant commercial real estate, including the ability to employ advantageous tax strategies, an income stream in perpetuity, asset diversification, and control of […]

April 16th, 2009 - By


Putting the Heart Back into Business

This post first appeared in BizDean Talk and is reprinted with their permission. A prominent hedge-fund manager pleads guilty for running a scam with worldwide investor losses as high as $50 billion. A Texas billionaire is accused of conducting an $8 billion investment fraud. A major assisted living operator and its founder are accused of […]

April 13th, 2009 - By


The World Baseball Classic, Corporate Culture, and Short-Sightedness

Joseph Lee If you were anywhere near Dodger Stadium on March 23 for the World Baseball Classic (WBC) finals, you heard the drums and the thunder sticks of 45,000 South Korean fans drowning out the 5,000 Japanese fans—not to mention the 4,816 Americans there just to watch a good ball game. And a good ball […]

April 6th, 2009 - By