We all set goals as a central feature in our business planning. They declare direction, focus everyone on what's important, illustrate what success looks like, and allow us to keep score on our progress. Setting them is a bit of an art though, and can be tricky. Read on… On the one hand, there's a […]
Warren Buffett made the biggest bet of his career, agreeing to buy Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp. in a $26.3 billion deal that reflects his long-term optimism about the U.S. economy. via online.wsj.com This is good news, a vote of confidence in a bedrock strata of the U.S. economy, by a very smart player. Combined […]
DVR, Once TV’s Mortal Foe, Helps Ratings By BILL CARTER In what may seem a media business version of the Stockholm syndrome, television network executives have fallen in love with a former tormentor: the digital video recorder. The reason is not simply that more households own DVRs — 33 percent compared with 28 percent at […]
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.)