There is a very cathartic crisis that’s gone on, and it’s not clear where it’s...– Peter Thiel (via brycedotvc)
I want to stop referring to people as resources
I realized after a meeting last week that I want to stop referring to people (employees) as ‘resources’. I’m not saying I don’t do it - I do. In fact, I probably do it more that I realize. I’m saying, I don’t like that I do it. It’s MBA speak and I guess it’s the way a “real businessman” should talk about employees…but it...
It's a one-way ticket, baby
A couple of weeks ago I booked flights for my family’s move to SanFrancisco. When I told my wife how much the tickets cost, she wondered why they were so cheap. It took me a second to think about it, but then I realized…“They’re a one-way tickets, baby.”The response landed with significance well beyond the price of the flights.I grew up in Boston. I moved away and...