Newton’s Second Law

Last month, we introduced Newton’s Laws of Finance.  They’re our spin on Newton’s famous “Laws of Motion” that you probably learned about in school. This month, let’s look at Newton’s Second Law.  Here’s how a textbook might describe the original: The acceleration of an object as produced by a net force is directly proportional to …
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Precautions are useless after a crisis!

A singing bird was confined in a cage which hung outside a window, and had a way of singing at night when all other birds were asleep. One night, a bat came and clung to the bars of the cage. The bat asked the bird why she was silent by day and sang only at …
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Overcoming the Odds: J.K. Rowling

Overcoming the Odds: J.K. Rowling

Over the past few months, we’ve been sharing articles about different people who achieved their goals despite facing enormous odds.  This article is about: Overcoming the Odds: J.K. Rowling It may seem odd to feature one of the most famous, and wealthiest, authors in the world.  But Joanne Rowling, as she is formally known, is …
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Newton’s Laws of Finance

Newton’s Laws of Finance

When you were in school, you probably learned about Newton’s Three Laws of Motion.  First published by Sir Isaac Newton in 1687, these laws explain how physical objects move.  They are so important—and easy to understand—that most of us still remember them even decades later. We were thinking about these laws the other day when …
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