Our weekly newsletter provides a brief snapshot of issues we have been working on internally, research topics we have been pursuing, or interesting articles or media that have come across our desk and impacted our thinking.
July 25, 2018

Weekly Thoughts: BTSB – Democratizing Sustainability with John Rooks of Rapport

Democratizing Sustainability with John Rooks of Rapport Episode 2 of the Big Time Small Business podcast is here!  Below are some excerpts from our conversation with John Rooks, co-founder and CEO of Rapport, a software-as-a-service company helping small and medium-sized businesses capture and quantify their environmental footprint while saving them money along […]
July 25, 2018

Weekly Thoughts: Overdue and Over Budget

Here is something that caught our eye this week: Overdue and Over Budget As our landscaping entities do some project work, we have become more familiar with the construction industry.  For us, one the biggest challenges working in this space is a lack of clarity […]
May 29, 2018

Weekly Thoughts: Baby, Now We Got Bad Blood

Here is something that caught our eye this week: Baby, Now We Got Bad Blood This week we listened to a fascinating Recode Decode podcast with John Carreyrou, the Wall Street Journal reporter who initially broke the Theranos-is-a-fraud story back in 2015, and author of the recently […]
May 7, 2018

Weekly Thoughts: Love The Way You Lie

Here is something that caught our eye this week: Love The Way You Lie We have spent a lot of time lately professionalizing, standardizing, and automating (where possible) our internal financial reporting.  This process has led to an ongoing conversation about how best to track results across […]