Step Outside Yourself – 02/16/15
Article by Professor Adam Waytz reports on his research that found that people with stronger connectivity in the part of the brain responsible for mental simulation reported more meaning in life.
How Active (Not Activist) Investors Create Real Value – 02/11/15
Citing content from her Brave Leader discussion with Jeff Ubben, article by Dean Sally Blount argues that not all active investors are activists. Active investors focus on a certain type of company, become experts on their business models and are willing to wait longer for returns.
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In Defense of Tinder – 02/06/15
Op-ed by Professor Eli Finkel argues that with Tinder, online dating is capitalizing on its strength — an expanded dating pool — and then accelerating the process of actually meeting someone.
The 'very simple question' that impact investors should ask – 02/03/15
Article recaps an event on sustainable investing at 1871 that was co-hosted by Kellogg, Booth and the MacArthur Foundation. Standardizing measurements in impact investing will be essential to the longevity of the field, said one event speaker. Researchers and industry leaders are working toward that, but in the meantime, the smartest thing investors can do is simply ask how their money will be used.