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Sigh… The End of an Abusive Relationship

I’ve been in an abusive relationship for the past 15 years. Its a relationship where I’ve given, and the other side just takes, takes, and takes. I’ve stayed in this relationship all this time because getting out seemed so difficult and complicated. Where would I go instead? What if a new relationship doesn’t work out? […]

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The Psychology of the Absurd Valuation

A few weeks ago, Microsoft made a $240 million investment in Facebook for a 1.6% stake.  That puts Facebook’s valuation at $15 billion versus sales of approximately $150 million. That’s a breathtaking 100-times revenues valuation.  By conventional logic, that’s a nearly impossible valuation to justify. But that pre-supposes that valuation is inherently a logical process. […]

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