On enough-ness. From old French poets to Mick Jagger, we have a long legacy as humans of wanting more, or different. And we are rarely content, echoing Goldilocks as we spin through life… too hot, too cold, too big, too small. A big part of life is learning how to discern good decisions from bad, […]
Years ago I attended a seminar with the brilliant mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot. I remember being so excited to hear what he had to say, and also a little worried that the discussion would be too technical for me to follow. The first sentence he said was, “I study roughness.” He explained that most of mathematics […]
What is your superpower? One of my favorite little books is All My Friends are Superheroes, a quirky story where, indeed, everyone has a curious ability. Invisibility, hypnotism, bat-like hearing… all are not only possible, but present. There’s so much to be done in our world, from folding laundry to analyzing data to fighting for […]
Hello dear Honeybees and happy new year! With the idea that our own TIME is the most precious investment of all, here we repost a Honeybee classic, the New Year’s Flip. NEW YEAR’S INVESTING: WHITE SPACE Like many people, my year end used to be shadowed by “should’ves”. I would reflect on resolutions from years past, […]
Hello Honeybees! I’m thrilled to report my first post for Daily Worth, a terrific site focused on financial and career advice for women – think “Glamour meets Barron’s”. This post focuses on the many ways that our investments intertwine with the world, and the many forms that investing can take. We can invest – […]
Hello Honeybees! As many of you know, the writing of my first book is well underway, and it’s set to be published by Bibliomotion in springtime 2014. Below please find a mini-manifesto about this mega-project. If you’d like to receive ongoing book updates, please click here. We are all investors. We invest our time, our energy, […]
Hello Honeybees, Today we are trying something new – a very short video blog. In this one-minute segment I discuss my belief that WE ARE ALL INVESTORS. We invest our time, our energy, and our resources all day, every day. So thinking about why we invest is important for everyone – and yet many questions […]
Like many people, my year end used to be shadowed by “should’ves”. I would reflect on resolutions from years past, and instead of feeling great about all of the good things, I’d end up focusing on the things leftover on the list – work un-done, trips un-taken, pounds un-lost.