Tag: baseball

  • On the Value of Mistakes

    On the Value of Mistakes

    It’s baseball season. (!) I miss getting to watch my son play, but my colleague Jeff’s son is a junior in high school, and I can still watch him. He’s a pitcher. Yesterday, he threw four innings and did great. Allowed just one earned run. In case you don’t study baseball, let me sum it…

  • And Two More Things

    And Two More Things

    In my recent Christmas story article, I mentioned that, to master a skill, there are three assets you need: knowledge, tools, and network. Actually, there are two more—making five in all—and they’re really important. I’ve learned and relearned them as an Oracle executive, as an entrepreneur, and as the coach of my 6-year-old son’s baseball club…