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Entries by Dennis Whittle from 10/2008

How to Think About the Financial Crisis...

| Posted 10.08.2008 | Business

  This graph comes from a blog post by Michael Clemens over at CGD.  Michael points out that short term shocks, while potentially severe...

Why invest in women and girls?

| Posted 10.15.2008 | Healthy Living

Poverty is bad. How's that for over-simplification of a complex issue? That is from a very nice blog post by Laura P. Thomas. She goes on to say:...

I was wrong

| Posted 10.24.2008 | Business

"I was wrong." Those words are rarely heard, especially in Washington. But earlier this year, I attended a breakfast meeting with Larry Summers, for...

Sell or Buy?

| Posted 10.28.2008 | Business

The basic message in a presentation by Sequoia , a VC firm, to the CEOs of its portfolio companies at a mandatory meeting last week? Sell. Be afraid; be very afraid.

What Humans Crave

| Posted 10.30.2008 | Healthy Living

JoAnna Schull from SYPartners sent me a link to some work by Jane McGonigal. She pointed out (and I agree) that the following was particularly compel...