Introducing the Wolfhound Fund

By rickColosimo / December 31, 2007 /

Michael Princi and Rick Colosimo announce the founding of The Wolfhound Fund, a nonprofit entity, whose mission is to help nonprofits and their officers and directors with increasing the returns on the social capital invested in and by the organization. This ROSC measure corresponds to the use of ROIC for for-profit entities. In general, ROSC…

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Finding a lawyer or law firm

By rickColosimo / December 23, 2007 /

We see (and get) emails like this all the time (NB: one of us is a former practicing corporate lawyer): Subject: Looking for good business attorneyI just started at a small XYZ firm/company and am looking for a referral to a good business attorney for general legal matters. We’re looking for a good balance of…

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Buffett and sour grapes

By rickColosimo / May 16, 2007 /

We recently came across this brief interview from a “political philosopher.” Of course, that’s not going to mix well with our nothing-but-the-fundamentals view of business and achieving goals. (We tend to leave the philosophy for the goal-setting.) In brief, the gentleman says that Warren Buffett’s generous gift to charity, rivaling the US’s most revered benefactors,…

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Excess capital and negative spread

By rickColosimo / March 29, 2006 /

Geoffrey Colvin, the star of our last post, is once again delivering basic finance concepts to the masses in his all-too-short article on the AT&T- BellSouth merger. Believe us, basic is the level that many corporate finance & management teams are working at, so Colvin is doing shareholders a favor (we can assume a broad…

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