World Autism Awareness Day 2013

By rickColosimo / April 2, 2013 /

Today is World Autism Awareness day. My Facebook profile picture is my 8yo son Dylan, showing you, and me, what he thinks of autism. I imagine it’s something along the lines of “I just want to do what I want and have fun like every other boy. Sometimes it’s just hard.” Other times I imagine…

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When you should stick to your knitting

By rickColosimo / January 17, 2013 /

How do you know when you should change your business or keep doing things the same way? Applying two principles, Security and Economy of Force, will help you determine what type of problem you’re facing before you decide how to analyze it. Here, we’re going to talk about making decisions that increase your business’s risk.…

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Understanding alternative fees (ahead of our time)

By rickColosimo / July 12, 2012 /

A recent Forbes article describes the alternative fee problem, how to reasonably price legal fees using something other than an hourly basis, as a potential application of big data analysis. Conveniently, we said this over three years ago in describing the data needed to create alternative fee structures. Some corporate clients have enough legal liability…

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NACD – Years late, Millions of $$$ short

By rickColosimo / June 26, 2012 /

The industry group for public company directors, the NACD, recently announced that they’re producing a guide to compensation structures to help connect pay to performance. The purpose is apparently to guide corporate directors, in part because  directors on compensation committees are under unprecedented pressure to define the strategy and rationale for their executive compensation decisions.…

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