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John Taft

A Makeover for Capitalism

John G. Taft | Posted 04.25.2015 | Business
John G. Taft

Capitalism is at an inflection point. While its next iteration is a work in progress, what is clear is that capitalism will need to evolve and change to retain its status as the world's dominant socio-economic model. And it will need to do a better job of delivering what society really wants.

Train Wreck in Slow Motion (Part V): The Retirement Savings Crisis

John G. Taft | Posted 12.22.2014 | Business
John G. Taft

Financial advisors, money managers and other financial services professionals can uniformly attest to the gap that exists between what individual investors expect to live on in retirement and what they are likely to have, based on what they've accumulated to date.

The Warren Buffett Effect: Investing In Our World

John G. Taft | Posted 09.11.2014 | Business
John G. Taft

Corporate responsibility is no longer about how you give money away; it's about the way you make money -- about the culture and the values that inform your operating practices.

Why Write Your Own Retirement Tribute?

John G. Taft | Posted 05.06.2014 | Business
John G. Taft

I know that when I retire, I don't want anyone talking about the titles I held or how "successful" I was making money or advancing in the corporate hierarchy. Instead, I want them to talk about the values I embodied and brought to work every day.

What a Team Of Young Baseball Players Learned By Changing Christmas at Children's Hospital Boston

Ben Kerschberg | Posted 02.21.2014 | Sports
Ben Kerschberg

Players wanted to work with sick and underprivileged children. Kings for Kids was born. After a month of winnowing charities, the Kings picked the Child Life Services of Children's Hospital Boston. Then the magic began.