Archive for August, 2013

Is This a Great Business, or a Hobby?

August 26th, 2013 - Write a comment »

 By Elle Kaplan, CEO and Founding Partner of Lexion Capital Management Here’s a crazy business idea: a wealth management firm, client-centric, all-inclusive, completely independent, female-run. What? You mean you aren’t planning to jump right on it and run with that …

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Don’t Wait To Do Good

August 26th, 2013 - Comments Off on Don’t Wait To Do Good

Any startup can—and should incorporate social good into its business model. All of us do our best work when we are aiming for a higher purpose.  There’s much discussion of late about the importance of finding meaning in what we do and …

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Out With the New and in With the Old

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By Jeff DeGraff, Professor at University of Michigan “18-35? You Are Generation Screwed!” was emblazoned on the cover of Newsweek last year. A little light reading, a sufficiently controversial subject and a Tina Brown screamer—I just couldn’t resist. The basic argument goes like this: …

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