business leadership

Rebranding FOXO & Yourself: Having Vision and Goal Setting

Last week we announced the rebrand of Life Epigenetics and YouSurance to FOXO BioScience. Rebranding these two young companies to FOXO, “The Longevity Company” results from consistent self-examination and challenging ourselves to define our corporate definite major purpose as we find our footing. Sometimes called a “mission statement,” defining your definite major purpose is a …

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A Framework for Society by Warren Buffet

Legendary investor and “Oracle of Omaha,” Warren Buffet presents a straightforward approach to understanding complex topics and solving complicated problems. Warren’s presentation best illustrates how to distill any subject down to its very essence and provides a method for solving the challenging problems you face. After you strip down an issue to its essence, Warren …

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the gift of giving

I was recently asked to speak at the 5th Annual Northside Achievement Zone (“NAZ”) luncheon where Geoffrey Canada of the Harlem Children’s Zone was giving the keynote address. The NAZ event is an annual fundraising gathering in Minneapolis that supports efforts to improve academic achievement in a defined geographic area in North Minneapolis. This “zone” has …

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The Evolution of an Asset Class: A Greater Purpose

A recent publication from the investment bank Houlihan Lokey highlights recent interest among institutional investors in the life insurance secondary market: The Evolution of an Asset Class. As Houlihan Lokey puts it: What was once an obscure and somewhat unconventional investment thesis has matured into a robust alternative asset class This is great to see, …

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Principles by Ray Dalio

Principles is a book I have been awaiting for several years.  Any forward thinking entrepreneurial minded person would be insane not to examine and implement elements of what Ray Dalio describes as radical transparency and honesty.