Archives / June, 2007

Peripheral vision

One of the great challenges of business in general and smaller, fast growing businesses in particular is figuring out the balance between near term focus and long term vision.  While all companies become slaves to the calendar (striving for quarterly sales targets, specific product release dates, etc.) too many never look up to see where…

Random ramblings

A few things that individually aren’t a full post but that I wanted to point out. First – there are a lot of idiots on the internet – at least 409 of them (the fact that this number matches the most annoying accounting/tax regulation is pure coincidence, I’m sure…). Second – My dad’s take on…

The start-up office revisited

A little while back I wrote a post on how much I love start-up office space.  It’s messy, it’s small, it might not have a window and it might smell a little bit funny, but it’s the best office space you’ll ever have.  I received a bunch of emails, comments and pictures from people with…

Patent sanity

Brad has a nice series running on patents which I’ve enjoyed a lot (I think the existing patent system is completely hosed, totally ineffective and open to blatant abuses of power – see this post from Jason for the perfect example). Well today, there’s a glimmer of hope that change may be on the way…