To hustle and to identify the forest through the trees.
Two things: The best talent is worth the comp. In this market, there is a tricky balance between hiring “good enough” now and “perfect” when you find them. Hiring the best is always the goal, but recently I’ve seen entrepreneurs over-index on looking for perfect.
Those hidden in plain sight.
My memory of learning a spot, of coming to know and understand a wave, is usually inseparable from a friend with whom I tried to climb its walls.
- William Finnegan, Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life
Stone Temple Pilots.
The fog horns of the bay on a foggy day are the highest form of music to me.
Being miles away from any trace of civilization on a dirt trail, with my wife or a few friends.
I love deconstructing complex business models, and seeing value where others do not.
Undaunted Courage, the story of the Lewis and Clark Expedition by Stephen Ambrose.
Emergency Room Doctor.