Buy low. Sell high.

Sitting on a mound of cash waiting for the next financial crash is a fun place to be. Gains are forgone during the regular cycle in anticipation for the chance to pounce when everyone else is selling. The returns from this strategy reap significant dividends. The same approach applies to philanthropy. In fact, it is … More Buy low. Sell high.

My name is Akiva Ben Joseph, you killed my father, prepare to die

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose. By any other name would smell as sweet.” Before he died, my dad would remind me that I was almost named Karl. I’d like to think that I would still be the same person I am today even if they’d named me Karl. Somehow, I … More My name is Akiva Ben Joseph, you killed my father, prepare to die


World champion boxer Lennox Lewis knocked out Mike Tyson in the 8th round of a boxing match in Memphis, TN back in 2002. Gate receipts for the event were 15x more than the arena’s previous highest-grossing event, a Rolling Stones concert that produced $1.5 million in sales. Each fighter took home a $17M purse. This … More 0073735963

Spring Inward

Like Lent, daffodils, and abandoned New Year’s resolutions, Daylight Savings is yet another affirmation of spring’s return. 5am is the new 6. Extra sunlight affords expanded opportunities to motivate and make the most of the day. Early workouts and twilight evenings at the playground bookend our increasingly active and out-of-doors activities. Yet and still, we … More Spring Inward

Think equal, build smart, innovate for change

Today is International Women’s Day, a day not only recognizing women around the world who have fought and continue to fight for women’s rights and equality, but also a call to action for the work that still needs getting done. The theme for 2019 is: “Think equal, build smart, innovate for change,” focusing on innovative ways … More Think equal, build smart, innovate for change