Category: Emotional

  • The Last Time I Knew Everything

    The Last Time I Knew Everything

    There have been times in my life  when I was arrogant enough to think that I knew most everything. As I get older, I don’t regret being stupid because that’s just life. What I regret is not learning this lesson when I was younger. Which, of course, is pointless. You have to get older to have made […]

  • I Beat Cancer at 19 But I’m Still Fighting To Be Healthy

    I Beat Cancer at 19 But I’m Still Fighting To Be Healthy

    I beat cancer when I was nineteen. Thirty years later I still have legacy health issues. But, hey, I’m not dead.

  • My Choice for Consistent Charity

    My Choice for Consistent Charity

    Charity. Hard to talk about and hard to do. My principles are: Give consistently. One off donations do not sustain business models. Be Quietly Public. I would prefer to keep my donations private but there are two counter-aspects. First, public giving inspires other giving. Second, too much publicity about donations provides egotists opportunities for grandstanding. […]

  • 5 Job Interview Tactics With Startups That Piss Me Off

    5 Job Interview Tactics With Startups That Piss Me Off

    Working for a startup looks exciting and enticing. Interviewing for a startup job  is hugely annoying. Let me run through a list of “piss me off” things. Multiple Interviews: I’m willing to have a couple of telephone interviews and maybe two face to face interviews. The current Silicon Valley method of ten interviews with lunch and dinner […]