Change filenames from your perspective  –> to that of the intended audience. Proposal to Client X.ppt  –>  Strategic sourcing project proposal from Consultant Y.ppt Resume_marketing_version_finalfinal.pdf  –>  Firstname_Lastname_Resume.pdf [If you have multiple versions of your resume, save them in separate folders.]

Stephen Wunker shares an article that explores the lessons learned from Fidelity’s move into Fintech. Fidelity Investments, with more than $4 trillion in assets under management, is one of the world’s largest financial services firms. But the firm isn’t content with its current status. This privately-owned company founded in 1946, is seeking new markets that […]


Sylvain Milet shares a company blog post that introduces information on making artificial intelligence and precision medicine equitable. Diversity in clinical trials is one of the hottest topics right now. However, there are many things that go into making these clinical trials equitable and diverse that start before the trial even begins. Are you interested […]


Tanya Khotin shares a post on land-use and how the management of it can help combat the effects of climate change. Land use activity contributes approximately 24% of all global greenhouse emissions or more than 10 Gigaton. New ground-breaking research by the @Inevitable Policy Response (IPR) shows that not only will we reduce these emissions […]


  Looking for a data set to answer a question? You could hit up Google. Or you could try Nomad Data, which uses AI and machine learning to connect data seekers with data sellers. [I interviewed the founder, Brad Schneider, yesterday; Unleashed episode will drop later this week.] Nomad has 1,000 data sellers on their platform. […]


Usman A. Ghani shares a PDF download that is designed to help business leaders adapt to new market dynamics. Business leaders today are facing profound changes – customers, markets, regulations, technology, and workforce trends, just to name a few. Additionally, the rapid pace of change is challenging leaders to develop better ways of solving problems […]


Supriya Sen shares a stark reminder on the importance of reducing waste.  I didn’t know whether to laugh or cry, when I read last week about ongoing public consultations by NEA on whether “plastic carry-bags in some NTUC grocery outlets in Singapore should charge 5- 10 cents/ bag from mid-2023…” onwards. (link). Like rearranging deck […]


Sean McCoy shares a post that takes a look ahead at the value of 3D printing homes.  For a technology to disrupt an industry, it must be technologically feasible and commercially viable. The 3D printing of homes has satisfied the first condition, and entrepreneurs are working to satisfy the second. Every construction company should ask […]

Sherif El-Henaoui explains why judgment inhibits growth. … they will never know. When they try, they will always learn. I watch people dislike Airbnb, Tripadvisor, Uber, Twitter, alibaba, etc.. No problem disliking something in life except when one doesn’t have any clue about it… In recent times I have been facing people, who discredit things […]


From where you are reading this right now, could you point towards north? Do you know how many days until the moon is full? From these 20 questions: “Where You At? A Bioregional Quiz.” Via The Art of Noticing. [I was off by 60 degrees and 14 days. Oof.] === 320 questions to ask a company, particularly […]

Sanjay Gandhi shares a company post that explains secondary sales.  We frequently field questions from startup executives who are considering selling Common Shares in Secondary Transactions. Exchanges do exist to trade equity securities in private companies are traded, but the most common Secondary Sales of Common Stock we review come in the following forms: Direct […]


Mark Hess shares an article he co-authored with Stenning Schueppert on how to increase a firm’s exit valuation multiple.  Successful private equity (“PE”) firms generally execute well in the three commonly accepted phases of portfolio company value creation: 1) Buy right, 2) Grow EBITDA, and 3) Sell that EBITDA at highest multiple possible. In our […]