Dealing with Stubborn People!

  I was observing some stubbornness in a friend — and, when I notice some undesirable behavior in another person, I’ve learned that it is often a reflection of something that I’m doing (or have done), and the best way to deal with the friend is to first understand myself… which got me to thinking about…

Female Founders Are Getting Nowhere With Funding? A Response to Caroline Fairchild on LinkedIn

Do you believe Female Founders are getting nowhere with funding? The reality: businesses are complicated. There are a lot of moving parts so it’s up to you to make your deal make sense to an investor. If you allow yourself to believe that they’re not investing in you because you’re female, you’ve succumbed to what…

A Silver Spoon for You Too!

I popped out into this world into an environment of wealth. My grandfather had made a lot of money in the tubing business after World War II. So far so good. But when I looked around, I noticed that not everybody enjoyed my good fortune. Even I didn’t fully appreciate my good fortune. And, like…