Month: June 2008

S&M in the office

One of my favorite things about Amazon is that books are recommended based on your browsing history or prior purchases. I read a lot of business books – generally themed toward entrepreneurship & innovation or management. Recently I’ve been reading more


I moved from a private university to a public one on January 1. In the private world, compensation was sometimes whispered about but few really knew how their peers, subordinates or supervisors were compensated. Oh speculation abounded, but having been

Meet my Alter-Ego

Back in about 2000, my not yet husband gave me my first computer game, Asheron’s Call. It’s one of those massively multiplayer on-line role playing games (MMORPGs). I’ve been playing essentially continuously since the fall of 2000. It’s one of

What color is your aura?

If you have been reading here awhile, you know I love these silly quizzes that can be found around the web. I found this one on Irene’s blog. Your Aura is Violet Idealistic and thoughtful, you have the mind and

A Girl Day

I cannot remember the last day I have taken completely off. I worked through December 31 at my old job before starting the dream job on January 1. I still spend my weekends (at least one day per week) being

67 Myths of Entrepreneurship

I just finished The Illusions of Entrepreneurship: The Costly Myths That Entrepreneurs, Investors, and Policy Makers Live By by Scott A. Shane a Professor of Economics and the A. Malachi Mixon III Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies at the Weatherhead School of Management at