It is easy to talk about all the great things that should be done to successfully grow a business. But what do you do when you can see that you are on the path to failure? What do you do when you are running low on cash, business is not coming in quick enough, or […]
Ever go into a restaurant, and everything is just perfect? Food is great, service is not too overbearing or too slow, prices are reasonable, decorations are on point, and the menu has just the right amount of appetizers, entrees, sides, and desserts? Some people look at that and say, “I could open a restaurant like […]
It’s been two and a half years since we founded the Horizen project. I know exactly how we started, and I know, big picture, where I would like to see the project in three to five years. I know that we’re going to be successful one way or the other, because we have a good […]
Even tougher than crossing the equator and international date line at the same time, submerged… I hated going to the unemployment office and telling them how I had been out looking for jobs. Just one month earlier I was the man in charge of an important and dangerous exercise. Now I felt like a loser. […]
There is a park nearby where I walk my dog. At the park there are softball fields where my daughter played for a few years, football fields…
There’s a lot of phrases that bubble into my head at odd times. This is one I learned early on at the Academy. I didn’t really understand it’s significance until I was fully engaged in my first job on the submarine. Some midshipmen make a big deal about how difficult life is at Annapolis. They’re […]
A few years ago I changed the way I taught my kids rules. I started teaching them how to break rules. It’s wonderful, refreshing, and feels a bit subversive. From an early age, I had been taught to follow the rules. We live in a world full of rules. And that’s probably good for when […]
Wouldn’t you like to have wifi access all the time, wherever you go? I sure would.