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The Ecosphere And the Economy

Friday, December 9th, 2011

One of the many joys I periodically experience is that aha moment of seeing connections within and between systems. As a trained scientist with a graduate degree in business, my insights often transcend the myopic blinders of those who remain oblivious to the larger connections on Earth. One such aha moment I had almost 20-years ago was that of the relationship between the economy and the ecosphere.

Life Is About Complex Adaptive Systems

What was the impetus behind this aha moment? In 1995 I read the first edition of the book, Complexity: Life at the Edge of Chaos by Roger Lewin. It changed my perspective on humanity’s relationship to the ecosphere. Read more »

New Equity Offering Model: the Semi-Public Market

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

Corporations have a fiduciary responsibility to their debt and equity holders—collectively called their stakeholders. But when a company decides to issue stock in the public market, they lose significant control over how their shares are valued and traded. This is deemed acceptable, of course, because there are many shareholder advantages when a private company goes public.

With the recent meltdown in the global-financial system, it became apparent that risky-trading behavior is a rampant, real issue in financial markets. Read more »