One Is The Loneliest Number — CEOs: Get A Coach

The CEO job is exhilarating, challenging, exciting, and often a roller coaster….  Wouldn’t it be great to have someone available to you who has been-there-done-that?  Whose only agenda is to give you good advice?   Your BOD is not a mentorship organization; your team...

AlwaysOn + Backblaze

The AlwaysOn Stanford Summit was again a great gathering of early stage companies and the services that support their growth – VCs, Media, Analysts, and yours truly.  This year was mainly about monetizing the compelling emerging growth technologies of the last few...

Returning From the Beach — Part Deux

A phenomena of the fabulous personal wealth created by the 1999-2000 bubble is that a lot of tech folks made “don’t-have-to-work-anymore” (I chose 5 words vs. the customary 2) money — far earlier in their lives than may have happened in a...