Our weekly newsletter provides a brief snapshot of issues we have been working on internally, research topics we have been pursuing, or interesting articles or media that have come across our desk and impacted our thinking.
October 14, 2019

Weekly Thoughts: Optimism

Here is a topic, first posted in 2014, that we have been thinking about recently: Optimism What happens if it works?  Making decisions with imperfect or incomplete information is the defining characteristic of most business and investment decisions, particularly in the small business arena. Detailed due […]
October 7, 2019

Weekly Thoughts: T.N.T.

Here is something that caught our eye this week: T.N.T. Takes No Talent This week, we take a break from our regularly scheduled Patriots programming to look at the other end of the football spectrum: the Miami Dolphins.  We can all agree that the Dolphins […]
October 1, 2019

Weekly Thoughts: I Think I Can

Here is something that caught our eye this week: I Think I Can Life Lessons from the Little Blue Engine Growing up, one of our favorite books was The Little Engine That Could, the classic story of the small blue engine that, against all odds, helped deliver […]
October 1, 2019

Weekly Thoughts: The Grind

Some thoughts, first posted in 2015, that we have been thinking about lately: The Grind The importance of emotional endurance Prior to embarking on our current professional venture, we had heard many times that deal making is equal parts art and science. This stance is confirmed […]
September 18, 2019

Weekly Thoughts: Being Multiple

Here is a picture of what won the Patriots The Superbowl last year: Being Multiple Indulge us – it’s the beginning of football season During the playoffs, the Pats beat the number 1, 2, and 3 offenses in the league in succession by deploying what […]
September 11, 2019

Weekly Thoughts: Unpleasant Design

Here is a topic, written about in 2016, that we have been thinking about lately: Unpleasant Design When you make something annoying, on purpose When a Chenmarker recently spent the night sleeping on the floor of the Reykjavik Airport because all of the available seats in […]