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.
June 18, 2018

Weekly Thoughts: Guidance Counseling

Here is something that caught our eye this week: Guidance Counseling We devote significant resources toward the creation of timely and accurate financial reporting at our portfolio companies.  This includes an operating and capital budgeting process at a level of detail to which most small […]
June 10, 2018

Weekly Thoughts: Winning Is Fun!

Here is something that caught our eye this week: Winning Is Fun! We recently went to a wedding where we got into a dinner conversation with our seatmate about balancing business responsibilities with appropriate time for leisure or fun.  While we could have directed our seatmate […]
June 4, 2018

Weekly Thoughts: Sexy And We Know It

Here is something that caught our eye this week: Sexy And We Know It In our early professional days in New York City, we had a limited budget which translated into an even more limited wardrobe.  We recall the stress of trying to track down […]
May 29, 2018

Weekly Thoughts: Baby, Now We Got Bad Blood

Here is something that caught our eye this week: Baby, Now We Got Bad Blood This week we listened to a fascinating Recode Decode podcast with John Carreyrou, the Wall Street Journal reporter who initially broke the Theranos-is-a-fraud story back in 2015, and author of the recently […]
May 21, 2018

Weekly Thoughts: Hamburgers, Frisbees, and Happiness

Here is something that caught our eye this week: Hamburgers, Frisbees, and Happiness We recently learned about a ‘Happiness Course‘ offered at Yale University.  Started by professor of psychology Laurie Santos and technically called “Psychology and the Good Life,” the twice-weekly lecture series has received widespread press […]
May 14, 2018

Weekly Thoughts: Sixteen Tons

Here is something that caught our eye this week: Sixteen Tons We often read news articles about some pretty amazing initiatives focused on improving the quality of the workplace for the benefit of employees.  Invigorated by the belief that happy, healthy employees perform better, companies […]