A fresh approach to office politics: No approach

Published in SmartBrief on Leadership June 14,2021 This past November, James daSilva’s piece “How Can Office Politics Work for You Instead of Against You?” highlighted a problematic aspect of office politics: Although office politics is not a zero-sum game, how do you deal with people who act like it is? We’ve all experienced it. We’re trying to …

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Getting into the Zone with Stressed/Distressed Opportunities

There is a prevailing feeling among investors that we are late in the cycle, with overpricing a worry across markets, whether in public/private equity, or in real estate. Following a historically long bull market, people are also worried about market corrections and rising interest rates, among other concerns. However, there are ample pockets of opportunity for those who are willing to look off the beaten path, all which can offer unique alpha to a portfolio.

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Impact = Alpha

Impact. Responsible investing. ESG. SRI. UNPRI. There’s been a flock to impact/ESG (environmental, social, governance focused) investing and a flurry of acronyms in the investment landscape of late, and perhaps even a misappropriation and overuse of impact nomenclature (after all, traditional private equity and hedge funds can be impactful). Impact investing is getting top billing …

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