[The key distinction between an invention and an innovation is that - while an invention may be interesting; addressing a need; is all bright, shiny and new - unless it is widely adopted, it is not an innovation.
[Numerous articles have been tolling the bells for value investing over the past few years, but the truth is that while value has not been the best relative performer, increased market volatility and disruptive industry events have been feedi
"You need to have practical, local business knowledge in truly understanding the big picture and the subtle nuances of the operating environments in the markets you are investing in." - Robert Scharar, Commonwealth Funds
At a rather unique financial services industry conference I recently attended, I was stricken by the level of discussions and trainings going on around what it meant to truly engage and connect with your clients and prospects.