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What Business Schools SHOULD Teach – Omit The Fluff

Jan. 8, 2018 - I was thinking about the courses I took way back when I was in college in 1972-1976, and the courses my son is now taking for his degree in finance. And it hit me. So much wasted time, energy and money taking courses I never used just to make me a…
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Government Public Domain Reports – A Valuable Free Resource

One of the best kept secrets that many still don't know about is the vast amount of data published by the U.S. government agencies. A huge amount of reports and industry statistics are there for the finding--all FREE of charge--if you know where to obtain it. It's a fact that the U.S. government is the…
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Stock Analysts Only Give You Half The Story

If you, like me, occasionally invest in companies and listen in to the quarterly earnings calls with Wall St. analysts, you may have noticed something. The questions that analysts ask on these calls are 90% FINANCIAL questions -- about cap ex, EBIDTA, SG&A, EPS, etc. Analysts are finance majors and as a result, have tunnel…
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Leadership Courses Are Worthless

For the past 30 years, maybe longer, many organizations have touted leadership courses, seminars and training. If you are a motivational speaker, most of the speaking gigs available, for high school and college students, or corporations, are related to leadership. Yet, look around. Do we have lots of better leaders in government or business to…
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