Don’t make a mountain of a Sand Hill (Road)

So, you want to start a business. Fantastic! There’s no nobler pursuit. Except maybe becoming a monk, or a nun, or starting an environmental non-profit organization, or being a teacher. But we’ll put all that aside. Great! Let’s do this! No matter what you read, or who you talk to, or how hard you might try to… Continue reading Don’t make a mountain of a Sand Hill (Road)

Candid thoughts about being candid

For a long time I felt hamstrung in my ability to communicate professionally. I couldn’t say what I wanted to say because of how it might be perceived by the Scripted community. I wasn’t allowed to take risks, and that meant I couldn’t be completely authentic. It wasn’t fun to write because I couldn’t write… Continue reading Candid thoughts about being candid

The Ascent of Blue

Like many great love stories, this one begins on Craigslist And like many young couples in San Francisco, after our first child was born we felt a magnetic pull to the suburbs. While my wife was researching neighborhoods and more practical things, I’d been scouring the internet to find a dog. And not just any… Continue reading The Ascent of Blue