Category: wisdom

January 29, 2009

Creative play with widely different planning scenarios

One of the trappings of planning is that memories of the past, especially the most recent ones, constrain our ability to even consider potential futures significantly different from what we already know; it’s very beneficial to fight this tendency. Related …


A few straight talking pundits

This section is mainly a collection of video clips and other documents with a few connecting comments. These ‘gurus’ differ from the mainstream, and are recommended as sources to heed to. Some of the documents are embedded in this page; …


Some silver lining is still there. Ideas on what to do now.

While despair and other negative reactions to the ongoing financial and economic crisis are understandable, one can also see it as an opportunity or perhaps even a potential savior. Collectively, we were steamrolling ahead on an unsustainable path, with seemingly …


June 2, 2008

FAQ #12 How is your ‘WaD dealing with money’ differs from what SRI refers to?

Filed under: FAQ,SRI / WaD investing,wisdom - 02 Jun 2008

Why and how could the idea of Socially Responsible Investing be expanded?

In previous newsletters and on my old website, I’ve introduced a term: WaD (Wise and Decent) financial dealings, as an attempt to expand what is often described as …


June 1, 2008

Newsletter repository

Old Newsletters: ‘FOOD FOR THOUGHT’ & ‘Aren’t You aMAZEd?’

Here is the pdf version of a few newsletters I wrote from 1998 to 2006.


People do not plan to fail; they just fail to plan

This is perhaps the most important of these pages and posts. It describes my approach to planning, and argues against the no-sayers who deny the feasibility of useful planning activity.

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