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About the Author
Karen Firestone is president, CEO, and co-founder of Aureus Asset Management, an investment firm dedicated to providing contemporary asset management to families and individuals. She is a contributor to the Harvard Business Review and the Huffington Post. Karen also appears on CNBC’s popular Squawk Box.
Previously, she spent 22 years at Fidelity Investments, most recently as a diversified fund manager in the Growth Group with oversight of the Large Cap Fund, Advisor Large Cap Fund, Destiny 1 Fund, and several institutional nonprofit and pension funds.
Karen received a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics, magna cum laude, from Harvard College in 1977 and an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1983. She is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of The Commonwealth School and has served on various committees and Task Forces for Harvard University. Karen is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston.
She lives in Brookline, Massachusetts with her husband, David. They have four grown children, two grandchildren, and two Springer Spaniels. Karen is an avid runner and tennis, golf, and bridge player.
Table of Contents
Part 1 Sensible Risk-Taking
Chapter 1 Right Size Your Risk 3
Chapter 2 Right Time Your Risk 13
Chapter 3 Rely on Knowledge, Skill, and Experience 21
Chapter 4 Maintain a Healthy Skepticism 29
Part 2 Business
Chapter 5 Jumping Ship 39
Chapter 6 Building a Business 49
Chapter 7 Surviving Crisis 65
Chapter 8 Solving Puzzles 77
Part 3 Investing
Chapter 9 The Bubble 95
Chapter 10 Risks and Results 109
Chapter 11 Knowledge and Doubt 121
Chapter 12 Masters of the Trade 135
Part 4 Life
Chapter 13 Adversity 151
Chapter 14 High-Wire Act 161
Chapter 15 Running 171
About the Author 189