Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. – Warren Buffett Everyone thinks businesses (and investment portfolios) should be managed for the long term…. until there’s a bad quarter. The pressures of short termism have been widely noted, but now there is some empirical proof that […]
And Now for Some (Pretty) Good News…. EDIT: please see additional commentary at the end of this post. Here is the carbon intensity of the US economy – emissions per $/GDP. One of the main premises behind the Limits to Growth argument (not really an argument; it’s mathematically true) is that eventually we run out of stuff. Unless. Unless […]
For all of those who might be ready to sprout… For a seed to achieve its greatest expression, it must come completely undone. The shell cracks, its insides come out, and everything changes. To someone who doesn’t understand growth, it would look like complete destruction. – Cynthia Occelli
Dear Honeybees, I’m happy to present our new graphic blog series, featuring the six transformations of finance that form the core of The Nature of Investing. These ideas have emerged from the six sets of principles of biomimicry – the natural guides to life itself. When taken together, these six evolutions illuminate a path towards investing […]
Hello Honeybees, Thanks to your positive reception, we are continuing our experiment in mini-video blogs – this time discussing the vital difference between investing and finance (in just one minute!).