Hello and welcome back. Get your mind off your holiday to-do list with these five reads:
1. Moneyball for Recruiting Financial Advisers? It Exists. PriceMetrix provides data that offers insight into whether a firm should hire a financial adviser, much like sabermetrics in baseball.
2. How Tim Cook's Attention to Culture Could Grow Apple Even More. In a big change from the Job's era, Tim Cook, Apple's CEO, is focusing Apple's people in an effort to drive the business with programs like “Blue Sky” and sabbaticals for long-time employees.