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Things I learned on vacation – part II (the vacation curve)

I was writing a post before I left on vacation about balance. I struggle with this a lot – the real (and perceived) pressures of my job, travel, time with my family, etc. I was writing about how difficult is can be to balance the business and personal aspects of your life, but now that…

Things I learned on vacation – part I

One of the nice things about sitting on the beach for a week is that it gives you time to think about a few things. I won’t profess to having had profoundly deep thoughts, but I’m working on a few posts that cover some of the topics I was thinking about as I soaked in the…

Taking Time

I’m really bad at taking time away. I mean real time away where I’m completely out of touch and can fully recharge – not the run away for a long weekend but bring your laptop with you kind of away. I need to get better at this – it’s not fair to my wife and…

Go Sox!

One of the things I’ve been thinking about as I’ve been sitting down to write is the balance I’d like in my blog. My intention was to write a professional blog, but with a personal twist –not a blog just about the mechanics of being a VC, but my personal observations of the VC world…

Cover your wells!

This isn’t a post on venture capital or anything else related to business but rather something much closer to home . . .    If you have a window well, please make sure it is covered. My wife and I have two dogs, one of whom is a 12 year old yellow lab named Beau. Beau is…

Hats Off!

Someone once told me a story that I think about often. It went something like this: Two friends were walking together through some fields when they came to a high wall. The wall stretched as far as they could see in both directions. As they were talking about what to do in this impassable situation…