I spent most of Friday at TechStars’ Cambridge office, meeting 1-on-1 with the new teams. I was surprised when one of the entrepreneurs mentioned the Myers-Briggs personality test. She and her co-founders had taken the test and knew each other’s profiles. They accurately predicted mine (I’m what is called an “ENTJ“). Here are strengths of
Fred Wilson wrote a few weeks ago about how he invests his money (more here). I thought I would do the same. A huge chunk of our net worth is tied up in the Kepha funds. For the rest, I follow the Yale endowment model, but adjusted for retail investors. Specifically I follow the recommendations
Brad Feld Tweeted this morning about a blog post his father wrote (more here). I found it inspiring. Some members of the Feld family get together every year. He writes: Our private Chitaugua took place August 23rd-26th. Each of the 6 of us had 2-3 hours to talk about anything we wanted. During that time there
I met with an entrepreneur. He almost has enough money to retire early, but he loves what he is doing. He loves the freedom to work on a company with substantial potential. He is having fun. He is working for upside. He also mentioned that a key part of his financial freedom has been his
There’s a very moving essay in today’s Sunday New York Times. For those of us who have lost a parent, I think you’ll find it worth reading. Click here to read it.
We don’t own a TV. I know that sounds crazy, but we are among the 1% of U.S. households that don’t own a television. Let me explain why. When Mrs. T. and I moved to Singapore after business school, we decided not to buy a TV. There wasn’t (back then) a lot of interesting TV