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5 steps for Blending Active, Passive Investing Strategies

Which is better, an active or passive investment strategy? The former refers to funds actively managed by financial professionals who typically try to outperform a given benchmark, while the latter describes funds that seek to track a particular index. The debate rages on with no end in sight. But Blackrock’s Global Chief Investment Strategist Russ [...]

LISTEN: Tom Scioli and Ed Piskor on being professional comic book artists

4 days agoOdd : Boing Boing

Cartoonists Tom Scioli and Ed Piskor share a studio in Pittsburgh. We visited their studio to talk about what it’s like being professional comic book artists, selling their work, nostalgia, research, color theory, anger management, and "skewmorphism!" Read the rest

The Illusion Of Strength

Submitted by Lance Roberts of STA Wealth Management, This morning a portfolio manager friend of mine sent me an interesting note discussing the current mental attitude of professional investors: "[There is] the resigned capitulationShow More Summary

Mo’ne Davis Becomes First Little League Player on the Cover of Sports Illustrated (Pic)

The Little League World Series has been going on since 1947, and it’s been on national television—first ABC, then ESPN—since 1963. A number of players have gone on to become professional athletes, and a few of those have even managed to win the real World Series. However, in all that time, with all those famous […]

Drexel study: Enhanced communication key to successful teamwork in dynamic environments

From management consulting projects to research and development laboratories to hospital trauma centers, organizations of all types are increasingly creating teams whose members have diverse professional backgrounds. While the allure...Show More Summary

Are You a Faculty of Hunters or a Faculty of Farmers?

Above the Law, Are You A Hunter Or A Farmer?: David Maister, in his classic book Managing the Professional Firm, makes an observation that most professional firms fall into two categories: Farmers and Hunters. Early in your career (law school would be even better), it’s important to determine which type...

Seven Ways to Be a Good Employee and Make Your Boss Happy

Aiming to please your boss isn't about kissing up. When your goal is to make your manager more successful—rather than just yourself—you'll grow as an individual performer, as a professional, and as a part of the team, especially if you're just beginning your career. Read more...

Choosing the right social media management system

Target audience: Marketing professionals, PR pros, brand managers, businesses, nonprofits, educators, Web publishers, journalists. Post by Andrew Lisa I‘ve talked with people who are juggling as many as 25 business profiles for Twitter alone — and these are legitimate accounts. Show More Summary

Weekend of a Champion (1972)

2 weeks agoFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by P.S. Colbert Quote: "Managed to convince cynical old me that professional auto racing could be a sport of intelligence, sophistication, and first class sportsmanship."

UAE’s Al-Semman Farms chooses EMKA Incubators

Al-Semman Farms, a high-tech, professionally managed quail farm and processing plant located in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, has completed construction of a new facility.

Job Seekers and Franchise Options

As a professional, I spend my time advising executives and management professionals as to the best way to delve into their own entrepreneurial endeavors. I know something about it as a national franchise consultant, business broker, and franchise entrepreneur. In our professional life, we really have three choices when it comes to making a living. Show More Summary

Football Manager database 'to help Premier League clubs scout players'

Game data to be integrated with professional online analysis platform. The player database in Football Manager is said will be used by Premier League clubs to help them scout players.Click here to read the full article

Why Even Experienced Fund Managers Don't Beat The Market

"THE harder I practise, the luckier I get," said Gary Player, one of history's greatest golfers. And it is a widespread belief that experienced professionals are a lot better than neophytes. But is that true of fund managers? A new study suggests that the answer is distinctly mixed. Show More Summary

Top 10 Weekend Picks 8/8-8/10: Jay Brannan, Hello Ocho and more!

Friday, August 8th OK Productions Presents: Jay Brannan @ Eddie’s Attic Everything about Jay Brannan’s young career is improbable. Defying legions of critics both personal and professional, he has managed to build a shockingly dedicated following in a very non-traditional way. Urged to stick to society’s conventions during his Southern upbringing, Jay has become a […]

Attention Retailers: 13 Ways to Fund New IT Projects in 2015 (Part 2)

Categories: Guest Post, Spend Management Tags: NPI, Sourcing and Categories As I discussed last week, this time of year is a slippery slope for retail IT and sourcing professionals. They don’t have as much time as they’d like to get ahead of the IT and budget challenges that will greet them as soon as the holiday retail season is over. Show More Summary

Red Bull's Danny MacAskill Rides the Playboy Mansion in the Best Action It's Seen in Years

Traditionally, the Playboy Mansion's main attraction has been the small army of Playmates who hang around it. But professional cyclist Danny MacAskill manages to overshadow even the bunnies, as he turns the estate's grounds into a trials-style obstacle course in this new ad for Red Bull. Show More Summary

Mac: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Migration From Aperture Guide

3 weeks agoTechnology / Mobile : iLounge

Apple’s abrupt discontinuation of the photo editing and library management tool Aperture—software designed to hold hundreds of thousands of photos—left many professional users without many options, other than to convert their photo libraries to competing apps. Show More Summary

Dustin Johnson Takes Leave From Golf

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Dustin Johnson ON THURSDAY, THROUGH HIS MANAGEMENT COMPANY, Dustin Johnson issued a statement announcing that he will be "taking a leave of absence from professional golf, effective immediately."Johnson had bowed out of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational under way at Firestone Country Club. Show More Summary

Rob Reuter, manager of NAR’s Young Professionals Network, shares 6 tips for making the leap from new agent to top producer

There are some basic truths when it comes to building a successful real estate career. I know because when I canvassed some of our industry's top leaders, time and again the similar themes emerged!...

Attention Retailers: 13 Ways to Fund New IT Projects in 2015 (Part 1)

Categories: Guest Post, Spend Management Tags: NPI, Sourcing and Categories This time of year is a slippery slope for retail IT and sourcing professionals. With much of their effort going to preparing for the holiday retail season, few have time to think about the IT and budget challenges that will be waiting for them in Q1 2015. Show More Summary

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