Why Did Yoga Pants Take So Long?

Yoga pants are everywhere. I sometimes wonder why they are so popular. But…


It's More Than Just Willpower

It breaks my heart every time I pass someone sleeping in the street. I go…


How San Francisco Property is Too Cheap and Too Expensive

A quarter acre lot in San Francisco should cost a lot more than it does. A…


San Francisco Residential Property Haiku

Too cheap for its place Too expensive for its size Slow death museum


The Status of Shower Thoughts

Yesterday, my colleague Dave said something like, 'I want to make sure this…


Kids Think About the Big Stuff

Walking to the office today I was listening to music I used to listen to in my…


When Taking Away Options Increases Solutions

When you have a lot of resources, it can blind you to solutions. You face a…


Always Simpler

Six years ago I had an idea. I thought it was simple. I set out to build it. In…


If You Hate it You're Not the Audience

A lot of people who work in venture capital hate the show Shark Tank. They feel…


How to Weaponize 'Normal' for Your Benefit

It's 80 degrees in San Francisco today, so naturally they've issued a heat…