Prediction v. Control

Recently I went down a Google search rabbit trail and discovered the works of Saras D. Sarasvathy. She researches and writes on entrepreneurship, cognitive science, and behavioral economics. I’ve found myself referring several times since then to one paper in particular that compares her effectuation framework for decision making and firm strategy to several others. Read more about Prediction v. Control[…]

Indiana Small Business Development Center Recognizes Little Engine Ventures for Impact

On May 9, 2019 the Indiana Small Business Development Center (ISBDC) awarded Little Engine Ventures (LEV) the Impact award for the Hoosier Heartland region. Monty Henderson, Regional Director, nominated the investment partnership for their role in preserving and growing small businesses in the region. LEV utilized the ISBDC to conduct market research on various industries Read more about Indiana Small Business Development Center Recognizes Little Engine Ventures for Impact[…]

Considering Ayn Rand’s Objectivism

Two years ago I set out to read the 100 most influential books of all time as part of my comprehensive reading plan. I recently completed Ayn Rand’s “Atlas Shrugged.” I immediately purchased “The Fountainhead.” This is dangerous writing. Rand introduces us to a form of ethics and philosophy that was dubbed Objectivism in the Read more about Considering Ayn Rand’s Objectivism[…]