The End of Management - WSJ.com →
“The new model will have to instill in workers the kind of drive and creativity and innovative spirit more commonly found among entrepreneurs. It will have to push power and decision-making down the organization as much as possible, rather than leave it concentrated at the top. Traditional bureaucratic structures will have to be replaced with something more like ad-hoc teams of peers, who...
Howard Lindzon » Blog Archive » Introducing... →
I don’t participate much on the StockTwits platform but instead manage conversations directly through Twitter. That is not to say they haven’t developed a nice community with some great investors and thinkers (I’m a subscriber to Gregor MacDonald’s letter). It’s neat to see them branch out into other areas and will be interesting to see if they can carve out a...
bijan sabet: There is something magical about... →
We are just at the early days of figuring out how local, social, mobile, commerce, media, search and entertainment will evolve. It’s a huge opportunity. But looking past the economic opportunity for a moment, I’m just possessed by all things local. There’s something magical about things actually happening right in front of you. The potential impact of “local tech” is...
A better analogy than physics or biology is a military one. The point is that...– Rick Bookstaber: Physics Envy in Finance
A Passport to High Returns - Interview With John... →
There are two parts to this. Good interview.
The Top Idea in Your Mind →
Another Paul Graham classic
View from the Sidelines
I was looking through the archives tonight and realized I hadn’t posted a market related item since late June. That’s pretty representative of the portfolio turnover and general conviction I’ve had lately. But as I hesitated to predict back in June, it does look like we’ve been bouncing within a 10% range. Sovereign debt fears have indeed calmed down, earnings looked...