Tag Archives: Entrepreneurship

Always volunteer for the worst assignments

90% of the time, if you volunteer, you’re gonna be stuck doing some sh*tty job. But every now and then when you volunteer for something, it’s actually gonna be something pretty awesome that you’ll be glad you had volunteered for.   … Continue reading

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Saving the Bats . . . The Bat Hotel

Bats are pretty amazing little mammals and great to have around our country house.  They not only devour insects like mosquitos and gnats, which are a major nuisance when eating outside on the terrace in the evenings, but they also … Continue reading

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Those Who Can’t, Teach . . . MBA Class

Business schools train people to sit in their offices and look for case studies. The more Harvard succeeds, the more business fails.   -Henry Mintzberg The other afternoon my doorbell rang and outside were five well-groomed young people (I know … Continue reading

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