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The hosting blog is Value Investing, and a Few Cigar Butts, the aim of Value Investing is to analyze companies using the principals of superinvestors such as Joel Greenblatt, Eddie Lampert and Charlie Munger. For more on the blog go here.
The Scratching Post
The Best Place for a Kids' Lemonade Stand Is...
Lessons from a lemonade stand.
ItÂs Time To Reduce Your Stress
Towards Better Life
Compound Interest - Way to Millionaire
The return on investment and length of investment determine the total return. Compound interest is the key to better returns.
In defense of small government liberalism
Free markets, free politics and the twilight of Blair's Britain. A lot of conflicting voices work better than one unassailable one.
Immigrants: We Need Them
Immigrantss are needed tofilel the jobs left open by retiring Baby Boomers
David Maister's Passion, People and Principles
Strategy, Scarcity and Rewards
The essence of strategy is to find a way to be different.
The basic process of "identity theft insurance" and how someone could use such aproductt to perform identity theft on their own consumers.
Stock Market Beat
Does AppleÂs Decision Signal India Outsourcing Peak?
The offshoring boom isn't over.
Cows for Silk
No competitor will have find a name as good as silk.
The Entrepreneurial Mind
Confusion Over Employment
So just what is going on in the US economy? There seems to be confusion over recent employment figures and what that means for future growth. Looking deeper at the numbers shows it may be a supply problem, which has implications for current debate over immigration.
The Other Bloke's Blog
Should I Be Polite To My Clients?
Customer prospects visiting a website demand something that works for them. If the website only gives them company self-promotion and waffle, they will rapidly go elsewhere. Website owners need to hear how those prospects really feel about the website.
The Boring Made Dull
Rent Control, and Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous
Rent Control is stolen goods
Is This An Emerging Markets Bargain? (TKC)
Turkcell (TKC) is the dominant wireless service provider in Turkey with fat margins, a clean balance sheet, and a cheap valuation. Is it a buy?
O What A Tangled Web...
What happens when a major insurer (or even two) gets caught with its hand in the cookie jar? How about a double-dippin' agent? You might be surprised.
Free Money Finance
The Keys to a Great and Prosperous Retirement
Spend less -- It's the key to a prosperous life and retirement. Investing -- Save and invest for years and years -- then watch the power of time and compounding turn your savings into a fortune.
Young and Broke
Career change is possible
Dispelling some career changing myths and providing some tips on how to do so.
Houston Chronicle's "FanBlog:Texans"
Texans brass gives Cass a class sendoff on grass
In both football and business, it is important to allow people to retain their dignity because of how it reflects on your organization and makes the remaining employees feel.
What Really Motivates People?
Purpose, not money, is what motivates people.
Blog Business World
Business leadership: Crisis management
Keeping one's head in time of crisis is a sign of good company leadership.
Bernanke tells it like it is
Some critics don't like the Federal Reserve Chair's message, but Bernanke tells it like is.
The Week Ahead: Your Financial Road Map for June 12 to 16, 2006
A review of the week's economic indicator releases, Treasury auction schedule, select earnings reports and other events that may move markets. Actual economic indicator results are linked to the post throughout the week.
The Coyote Within
Beware of Emotional Reasoning
Adrian Savage explores how emotional reasoning leads to us see our world though faulty perspective, making the "good" parts appear better then they are, and the "bad" bits look more threatening and terrible.
Workplace Prof Blog
Report: Five of Top Ten Grossing Class Action Settlements Involved ERISA Claims
For people who believe law school will help them become millionaires.
Every source of leadership values has an opposite "business kileer." Extra effort cannot make up for a lousy style of management. Carmine Coyote argues it's time to stop and question what's going on
Whatever Happened to Manners
What has happened to manners in our society? Rudeness seems to prevail everywhere �which makes me wonder if it is any easier to be rude than it is to be mannered?
Business Review: Netflix
This week, MineThatData looks at the profitable online business model at Netflix, exploring customer acquisition costs and lifetime value metrics that make Netflix successful.
Reading Your E-mail
With emails now a compliance minefield, more and more of the big corporations in the US and Britain are now bringing in snoops to monitor and vet emails at the workplace
Marketing To Go
Dream Big with Homeschool marketing
Hey World This Bud's for you
Anheuser-Busch is the official beer of the World Cup making it the only branded beer sold in World Cup stadiums. While that angers the German fans, who are not too fond of the taste, will it expand Bud's global sales or will it fall victim to the taste buds of the German fans.
Fat Pitch Financials
Tracking Insider Buying
How easy it was to legally circumvent SEC rules as an insider.
On TrustinExpertsst and which Experts to Trust
A decision made by Kaiser Wilhelm II has implications for decision-makers of all types.
Slowdown, More Fed Tightening in Store
Fed tightening should produce a slowdown in the economy. If commodity prices continue to rise expect even more rate increases by the Fed.
The April Trade Gap Spin
The "spin" gets tiresome, but it is interesting to see how various papers cover a government press release. Some do no digging whatsoever!
Diversification or Performance Chasing?
Recent investments in international stocks appear to be performance chasing more than driven effort to diversify.
View From a Height
WACC and ROIC
What's the best metric for measuring management effectiveness? Not ROA, not ROE, but ROIC-WACC
Ask Uncle Bill
Many Americans May Struggle In Retirement
So we have to go through all that angst to get to the bottom line--save 6% and you will be ok.
Can You Make Money From Jim Cramers Picks?
Nearly 400,000 people watch each episode of CNBCÂs Mad Money and thousands more learn about Jim Cramer's picks through TheStreet.com (TSCM) and Seeking Alpha. TheStreet.com even redesigned its entire website recently to take advantage of the "Mad Money Effect". But if everyone knows what Cramer likes, can a small investor make money buying what Cramer recommends on Mad Money?
My eight best negotiation tips
Negotiation is a part of life we all have to deal with. Being able to do so successfully can make a big difference to our outcomes. Here are eight tips that have helped me.
The Big Picture
Google vs Microsoft: Now We're Getting Serious
Will Google's foray into spreadsheets take down Microsoft?
Appalled, embarrassed and intrigued to witness a professional bridge being publicly burned today.
Cash Flow Blog
Collections, A Necessary Evil of Businesses
We all hate collections, buts itÂs a reality of business life. Not all customers pay or pay on time. Regardless of whether youÂre mowing lawns, selling your time or selling multi-million dollar technology solutions, the reality is youÂll encounter AR problems from time-to-time. As a reality, the practical objective is not to eliminate it (AR), but manage it as effectively and small as you possibly can.
Yvonne DiVita: Wonder Woman Writer
A big challenge for business is to determine what's core. And what's critical.