Cash on Cash: Interns, Orange Mocha, and Riddles

We’ve all been there: a fresh faced intern running coffee, replacing #56 ink cartridges (or #57? Argh), making sure the perfectionist, power hungry boss’s pencils are perfectly sharp (Today’s a big day!).  True story: a former boss of mine needed 20+ No. 2 pencils freshly sharpened every morning.  My suggestion was mechanical pencils; my punishment was loosely tied to heretics. …

Proverbs of Hell and His Airness Himself

Photo Credit: aKc83 My previous boss was a swindler and a thief (a good one), but as time is never wasted, I learned two things from her.  One: don’t surround yourself with people of lacking or immoral character; you have only limited time to enjoy your life, and your relationships are inextricably tied to your well being.  Two: Don’t fire …

Valuing the Commercial Real Estate Industry | Whats It Take to Own an NFL Team?

Anyway, on the topic of giving my ‘team staffing-choices’ far more credit than deserved (as some members of my league have suggested), I extrapolated. I thought, well, how would I do with staffing a real NFL team? I’d have to say probably pretty well (no humility here). So I extrapolated again: what’s it take to own an NFL Team? Thought I would never get there? Is the value of my time beneficial to an NFL franchise? Well, I Wikipedia’d it:

Gross Rent Multiplier (GRM): Love it or Hate it

What’s it take to be remembered forever? A good name? A well-worded turn of phrase? In the case of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, probably both: There’s nothing in this world so sweet as love, And next to love the sweetest thing is hate! When it comes to the Gross Rent Multiplier, all financial students must learn: there is nothing sweeter to …