Monthly Archives: May 2012

Short-Term Thinking vs. Long-Term Thinking

I saw something one evening last week that I’m having trouble forgetting. I was running errands here in our Silicon Valley community. It’s not the wealthiest community in the valley, but also not the poorest. One of my stops was … Continue reading

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Why Facebook Fizzled

I owe Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg an apology because I couldn’t get my buy order in early enough on his company’s IPO. I’m pretty sure that if I had had time to make a purchase, the stock wouldn’t have sat … Continue reading

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That Mirage Off In The Distance … Is That Retirement?

I have been thinking about retirement a lot recently, not because I’m getting anywhere close to it, but because it’s one of those things – like college when we were teen-agers – that you have to plan for, worry about, … Continue reading

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The Reunion

How could it be that 35 years later, everyone looked so familiar? Everyone felt so familiar. Last Saturday, I helped organize a 35-year reunion of colleagues from my first job out of college, a startup magazine focusing on adventure travel … Continue reading

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