Fail quickly, fail cheaply, fail often!

I spoke with a friend today with whom I’ve worked before at two jobs; one was my own startup and one was a large, established company.  He’s having some challenges at his current place of employment, specifically with the speed in which things get done (read “not done”).  We had some fun talking about the start-up environment and how it differs from the “real world” so I thought I’d share some of the discussion points. I’ve worked in everything from start-up companies with less than ten employees to a big, public company with… Read More

My View on Traveling with Children

    I have a feeling I’ll catch some heat on this.  However, before you throw stones at me, read the whole post.    For years, I’ve been traveling on planes listening to screaming, misbehaving and crying kids. I must admit something very dark; I hated kids on planes. Just the sight of them made me cringe.  I would spy them in the waiting areas and try to judge how misbehaved they’d be and what my odds were they would be sitting within one row of me or worse, next to me…. Read More