Building the VW of PC’s - “Shiny shoes have to be continually reshined. Why would I buy a pair of shoes that have to be continuously reshined when I could buy a pair - for no more money - that don’t have to be reshined?”
The Relentless Pursuit of Connection - An inside look at Marquee Venture Partners, one of the most famous venture capital firms of Menlo Park’s Sand Hill Road.
Someone’s Got to Move Units! - Margins are falling and Wall Street’s hollering and the salesmen keep dropping their pants. The hawkmeisters of shrink-wrap are scrambling to save everyone’s ass from the Reaper.
Gen Equity - Descend into the valley of riches. Feast on the nourishment of hope. Start up a tech company and sell it.
The programmers and the ABCDEFG problem - A start-up company’s online game project falls victim to a key coder’s vacation schedule.
The Creativity Crisis - For the first time, research shows that American creativity is declining. What went wrong — and how we can fix it.
How Not to Talk to Your Kids - The inverse power of praise.
Learning to Lie - Kids lie early, often, and for all sorts of reasons—to avoid punishment, to bond with friends, to gain a sense of control: They are just copying their parents.
Snooze or Lose - Overstimulated, overscheduled kids are getting at least an hour’s less sleep than they need, a deficiency that, new research reveals, has the power to set their cognitive abilities back years.
Do We All Have A Story? - I thought I lived at a time in which nothing much would happen…
Money is Our Last Great Taboo - Why, when everybody is rich, did it matter just how rich you are?
Why are men so foolish? - Women might be less competitive, but studies show they’re also smarter candidates, stock pickers and more
Losing It at Club Med - There are palm trees and pool aerobics, searching singles and satiny sands. But a week at Club Med is not what you would expect.