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 [...]
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
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
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 […]
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
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...
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...
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
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."
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.
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
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
"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
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 […]
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
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
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 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
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!...
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