If you’re over 40, get a mentor under 20… NOW!

I’m the luckiest guy around. I’m definitely over forty – in fact just last week I turned 51 – and not only do I have a mentor under 20, I have hundreds of them! More on that in a moment… A couple [...]


WARNING!!! @LinkedIn is making you look like a phony! Don’t be a Replica!

Go ahead and click the like button on this post. You won’t offend me and in fact I’d like that. Do it now. You know what, feel free to comment on the post. I’d love to see what you have to say. [...]


If your CEO is on “Undercover Boss,” RUN!!! You’re working for the wrong company

One of the best things about my job, working at Persistent Systems, is I work for a CEO who can never, ever appear on the CBS show “Undercover Boss.”  Whew!  More on that below. So, I was [...]


We should all be like Shankar

I like to think I take pride in my work, and the fact of the matter is I do. I also happen to be one of those annoying people who love what they do.  And I’m also appreciative of the [...]


Keep it Sincere Stupid – How @CarlyFiorina #RoseBowl Tweet redefined KISS

  Not to dog pile on, since so much has already been written about Carly Fiorina’s now infamous Rose Bowl tweet (pictured above), but it really does offer a clear cut example of how [...]


Agile and the Art of Motor Cycle Maintenance

I ride a Moto Guzzi motorcycle, pictured above. I love it. I am hooked. The exhilaration of being at one with the road, the sensory input and the feeling of freedom is the addiction that hooks [...]


Go West Young Man…. To India

Horace Greely famously may or may not have said: “Washington is not a place to live in. The rents are high, the food is bad, the dust is disgusting and the morals are deplorable. Go West, young [...]