My first job out of college ended up being a huge mistake. But, I recovered and took with me some lessons learned. Back in the Roaring 1980s, the hottest investment bank was Wasserstein Perella. The founders started a new M&A firm and proceeded to cherry pick very successful partners from other firms. A roster of
With heavy rain coming, a family sub-group is at the Boston Museum of Science. We wanted to see the new space exhibit. Also, I didn’t want to sit around the house. The exhibit was extremely interesting and well worth it. My favorite part was a satellite video of the earth, flashed onto a large screen.
Last weekend, we did a family stay in NYC. One of our children is doing a summer internship in Manhattan, and we thought it would be a great time to see her and get together as a family. I’ve lived twice in Manhattan. But, both times, I worked very long hours and had little time
We have a large rainstorm blowing through the area all day. So, it is a great time to simmer an all-day pasta sauce, exercise and read. One book I recently read and enjoyed is Andrew Yang’s The War on Normal People. Here is how the book starts: “I am writing from inside the tech bubble to
Apartheid-era South Africa was an oppressive and lame place for many, but Nelson Mandela peacefully transitioned it. You’d have to be truly screwed-up to look for “best practices” among Nazi-era laws to institute a national system that segregated people by race and controlled them by force. In 1948, the regime did just that. 20% of
I’m really excited to write that our family angel program has invested in HomeBinder.com. Founder Jack Huntress is a very thoughtful and thorough entrepreneur. From the moment we met him, we found him to be a very transparent and driven, traits that we really like to see. Jack also has overcome prior life challenges, showing