Archive for November, 2009

I thought it might be interesting to take a look at the current state of the economy and see if there are any predictions to make. I’ve been around for quite a few years now, and if there’s one thing I’ve learned it’s that the economy is not really all that predictable. Sure, if you […]

A Time for Thanks

Let me take the opportunity to wish you all a very happy Thanksgiving and an overall pleasant holiday. I am personally thankful to all of you — many of you good friends and colleagues for many years — for visiting my blog and spending some time with me each week. I have enjoyed keeping you […]

On one of his recent trips to San Diego, SAIC’s new CEO Walt Havenstein dropped in at Cave Street to meet me and to discuss his plans for the company (photos below). I found that many of his thoughts about management were similar to my own — that employees should have a say in the […]

Annual Palm Desert Trip

The big event this coming week is our annual trip to Palm Desert to participate in the Ernst & Young U.S. Entrepreneur of the Year ceremonies. Thousands of people will come from across the country to attend the event. The national winners will go on to the international competition in Monte Carlo. I fully support […]

A couple of weekends ago Betty, Mary Ann, and I attended a series of meetings and events in Los Angeles for the X PRIZE Foundation. The mission of the X PRIZE Foundation is to bring about radical breakthroughs for the benefit of humanity. The organization works toward this end by sponsoring $10-million prizes for the […]

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