The Only Interview Question worth asking….

For an early stage company (certainly), and likely for any enterprise, the only interview question for candidates should be, "Tell me a story about how you've made something GREAT happen, and why you believe you can make that happen here."

Life is short. Fiscal years are short. Investor patience is short. Incremental results are… incremental. If you want to make something special happen, hire toward nothing less. Demand nothing less. Most importantly: set a standard, by your actions, toward nothing less.

An Evening at Wickets Bistro


We all have our favorite places where, just like in Cheers, everyone knows your name, and it's like a second living room. We're blessed to have a few of those, gathered up over the years, and nestled near to left and right coasts. Here are a few images from one of them, near our place in Carmel Valley…


Sunday at the Concours

I spent Sunday morning at what many consider the most prestigous gathering of motor car enthusiasts in the world, Pebble Beach's Concours d'Elegance. While the logistics of getting to and from the venue (the 18th hole of Pebble's course) involve a bit of hassle, the sights and sounds there make it all worthwhile. I thought that I would share some of them with you here. Enjoy…


Brooklyn Online

With whatever weird analogical reasoning as may be going on in my head, I think of Tumblr as the online equivalent of Park Slope. I've opened up an outpost there.