On Dr. King: “The arc of the moral universe…”

"The arc of the moral universe is long but it bends towards justice" - MLK It's MLK Day today. I celebrated by reading some of his quotes and watching David Letterman interview Barack Obama and John Lewis. At times like these, the many gains since the 1960's seem lost. Instead of an African-American president signifying … Continue reading On Dr. King: “The arc of the moral universe…”

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Why I work at McAfee (and you should too?)

Last week, I spent 2 days with our CEO Chris Young and his leadership team, talking about where we want to go in the next 3 years. Chris kicked off the meeting with a recap of our 5 core values, our mission and our employee pledge, all designed to protect the world in our online … Continue reading Why I work at McAfee (and you should too?)

Two big, new business influences

One of my personal delights is to come across new concepts and ideas that advance my professional thinking. I'm usually suspicious of "form over substance" business books.  I'm attracted to the esoteric, favoring concepts that are meaty and somewhat hard to grasp at first. To me, the really valuable stuff is probably hard. Two things I … Continue reading Two big, new business influences

R.I.P. Bluenose Analytics

My startup Bluenose is no longer. After 4+ years of trying, it just didn't work out. We ran out of money and couldn't attract more investment. There are many, many people to thank for their support along the way. My wife, my co-founder, investors, friends, employees, mentors, customers, etc. "It takes a village" to birth … Continue reading R.I.P. Bluenose Analytics

Father’s Day 2016: In Memoriam of DY

I've written a couple blogs before on Father's Day in memory of my own dad, here and here.  But today I'm writing about another father, whose recent death hit me hard. Dave Yeung (DY) passed away a couple weeks ago. I didn't know him well, but every time I met him I felt his warmth and … Continue reading Father’s Day 2016: In Memoriam of DY

Inspired by the “Pay It Forward” people

I caught up with Randy Womack yesterday.  He's one of those "pay it forward" people.  As in, helpful for the sake of being helpful.  No strings attached.  Just wanting to see people succeed in life and realize their dreams.He's not the only one who's been so kind to me.  There's Wayne Willis, too.  And Kent … Continue reading Inspired by the “Pay It Forward” people