Our weekly newsletter provides a brief snapshot of issues we have been working on internally, research topics we have been pursuing, or interesting articles or media that have come across our desk and impacted our thinking.
July 24, 2017

Weekly Thoughts: Partners

Here is something that caught our eye this week: Partners Second year MBA students graduate in late Spring, and as some of that group embark upon a search for a small business acquisition, we tend to observe a consistent seasonal uptick in advice requests around […]
July 14, 2017

Weekly Thoughts: Sun Records

Here is something that caught our eye this week: Sun Records We recently attended a play titled Million Dollar Quartet on the recommendation of a family member who enjoyed its upbeat music. While we went to the theater knowing nothing about the show’s premise, we […]
July 7, 2017

Weekly Thoughts: Marienthal

Here is something that caught our eye this week: Marienthal In 1928, Marienthal, Austria was a bustling, albeit small, town of 478 families. The entire town was employed by the local textile factory and sociological reports from the time detail a vibrant community in all […]
June 30, 2017
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Weekly Thoughts: Thought Leaders

Here is something that caught our eye this week: Thought Leaders We recently spent some time thinking about how certain individuals and organizations become “thought leaders” in their respective fields. First and foremost, we must acknowledge that some consider the phrase to be, at best, […]
June 23, 2017
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Weekly Thoughts: Spikeball

Here is something that caught our eye this week: Spikeball From time-to-time, we’ve been known to sneak out to Popham Beach for an afternoon of fun in the sun and on these trips, a Spikeball kit is often in the pile of beach gear. Since […]
June 16, 2017
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Weekly Thoughts: Doing the Job

Here is something that caught our eye this week: Doing the Job We recently spent time with great friends who have impressive jobs at large, prestigious investment firms. As we caught up, we were struck by the long hours our friends put into their work […]