Archive for October, 2010

The Investment Herd

The Investment Herd
As I deplaned last week in Chicago along with 20 other private equity professionals sporting navy blue blazers with freshly pressed trousers, a gallery of ready to board passengers watched patiently as the herd of early flight businessmen paraded by.  Most of us, if not all of us were heading to the Association for Corporate Growth (“ACG”) Capital Connection, a conference… read more →

The Jeet Kune Do Of Continuous Improvement

The Jeet Kune Do Of Continuous Improvement
Famed martial artist, Bruce Lee pioneered a martial arts philosophy coined “Jeet Kune Do”.  During his years of perfecting his martial arts skills he recognized the strengths and limitations of the many traditional martial arts disciplines (Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Kung Fu, Boxing etc.). He believed the purist mentality of each of the disciplines detracted from optimizing the martial artist. … read more →

The New Age of Deal Origination

The New Age of Deal Origination
As I was responding to posts on my personal Facebook page last week I began to contemplate the impact social media has had on our lives.  Become a Fan, Like Us, Follow me, Friend me, Tweets, Posts, Tagging, News feeds, Status updates, it seems that’s all kids are worried about these days.  Then I balked at my thought process…kids?  Social media… read more →