Stealth mode is mounting a comeback. It disappeared for awhile in the aftermath of the dot com crash but there are signs of its return, even with a swagger in things like Craigslist job advertisements (“We’re a hot new start-up, still in stealth mode, operating quietly . . .” and hubris too (“We always get a […]Read More
The news of President Abraham Lincoln’s order to free African-Americans held as slaves in the Confederate states during the US Civil War tooks weeks, months and even years to spread. Slave owners, as you might imagine, were not particularly keen to share the news that their "property" had been liberated. It was June 19, 1865, […]Read More
[New Rules] Just What Does Genentech’s Sue Desmond-Hellmann’s Move to Become the Chancellor of UC San Francisco Mean for You?
The news that Genentech’s President of Product Development Sue Desmond-Hellmann has been named at the Chancellor for the University of California’s San Francisco campus should hearten any number of people. For Genentech acquirer Roche it should send a quick shiver – if they noticed the move – down their talent spines. Why is this important […]Read More
My dad, who passed away at age 96, referred to life in his later years as “Mike raising father.” From the land of what goes around comes around, my son Traylor seems to be inspiring the same type of learnings for this pop. After lunchroom / playground duty with fellow volunteer parents Erica and Billy […]Read More