Archive for May, 2012

  • Real Prosperity Starts Here

    May 21st, 2012 by John Fullerton

    I spent two days last week in Grand Rapids, Michigan at the “Real Prosperity Starts Here” conference organized by the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE).  Even though I was only able to attend for a short time, I left re-energized and excited by all I saw and engaged in.  The annual BALLE conference, which has for 10 years been among the leading places >> Read more

  • 10 Questions JPMorgan’s Board of Directors Should be Asking

    May 14th, 2012 by John Fullerton

    Much has been written about the trading—not hedging—debacle at JPMorgan. Jamie Dimon’s mea culpa is intended to head off deeper questions. No cover-up on his watch—get out in front, be direct, deal with it, move on. Right? Not so fast. JPMorgan’s board has a responsibility to probe more thoughtfully into the uncomfortable truth about >> Read more

  • Flawed, Ignorant and Dangerous: A Bain Capital Partner’s Worldview

    May 8th, 2012 by John Fullerton

    “At base, having a small elite with vast wealth is good for the poor and the middle class.” This is how Adam Davidson’s piece in the New York Times Magazine summarized the frustrated former Bain >> Read more