Author Archives: Liz Stinson

I’m not sure where this rant came from and I may disavow it tomorrow…

Isn’t it weird to think that theology has often gotten in the way of people having a real and personal relationship with Jesus? I think back to my own religious education… The muck and confusion about being asked to understand … Continue reading

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Notes from Shakti Gawain, “Developing Intuition, Practical Guidance for Daily Life”

Author: Shakti Gawain, Book: Developing Intuition, Practical Guidance for Daily Life “The more I follow my intuition, the better I am able to care for myself. And the more things just fall into place.” “Following our intuition puts us in the flow – … Continue reading

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Book notes: Good to Great by Jim Collins

Some quick notes on some of my main takeaways (not necessarily the full set of key points, rather the ones that spoke to me) from Jim Collins’ great book – Good to Great. But seriously? You should just get the … Continue reading

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How does The Pill work?

To answer this question, it’s helpful to recap the role of hormones in a woman’s menstrual cycle. That’s actually a pretty big topic so we’ll just look at what causes ovulation and that is a surge of Luteinizing Hormone (LH). “Ovulation” … Continue reading

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Going dark, Going private, An example of going private

Terminology: going dark versus going private Going dark: terminating a company’s public reporting obligations by deregistering shares that were issued by the company under the Exchange Act of 1934. Also referred to as “opting out” (of the SEC’s reporting obligations…). “The Securities … Continue reading

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More details on registration with the SEC

There are actually two different types of registration (see: http://www.sec.gov/info/smallbus/qasbsec.htm): Registration under the Securities Act (1933) When required? For a public offering of some new security If the company is registering some outstanding security (that the company intends to sell publicly?) … Continue reading

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Why does a company care about its stock price?

Paraphrased from: Why Do Companies Care About Their Stock Prices? This is something I always wondered – in the sense that, once a company raises some money for itself through issuing some stock (security), then the company doesn’t directly benefit from … Continue reading

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