Category: Politics

NYT: A Drug Costs $272,000 a Year. Not So Fast, Says New York State.

It’s time for courts to weigh in on the issue of drug pricing.  As an investor, we want drug companies to earn a strong return on their investment – but using the “value of a life” thesis to justify price is too arbitrary as that might be infinite. Read the full article in The New…


HBR: Political Diversity as the Next Frontier

My newest piece focuses on political diversity in the workplace. In a country more polarized than perhaps at any other time in history, it’s still important to avoid political homogeneity in the workplace. In addition, I offers some principles I’ve used as a boss for smoothly navigating political discussions. Read the full story in The Harvard…


What We Can Learn From The Election

Thoughts from Aureus CEO Kari Firestone: We cannot trust polls, surveys, or predictions.  How does that translate to my business, investments, which is totally based on aligning expectations with prices? We need to be more skeptical about predictions we hear from Wall Street, from corporations, and, of course, from pollsters.  The most surprising thing about…