The Nine Circles of Email Hell
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
Who Goes There?
I built this site (in 2004) around the idea that the conventional divisions between professional and personal life are artificial. They don't reflect how we live, work, and play today.
I don't shut down my professional responsibilities (with rare exceptions) on evenings, weekends, or holidays. Our competitive environment doesn't permit that, and I'd get bored.
Further, it occurs to me that if you are interested in doing business with me somehow, you should be interested in Rich Bravman, the person.
So, whether you're an entrepreneur looking for specific ideas on how to put your vision into practice, an investor looking for an experienced advisor or board member, a friend, colleague, or simply someone curious about what a fellow human thinks... Welcome!
Warning: eccentricities lie ahead in these pages. (Even at this late date in 2023, I like it that way.)