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The Path of Our Lives

Steve Blank, lecturer, Haas School of Business | July 8, 2014

“Some men see things as they are and say, why; I dream things that never were and say, why not?” Robert Kennedy/George Bernard Shaw I got a call that reminded me that most people live their life as if it’s predestined – but some live theirs fighting to change it. At 19 I joined the Air … Continue reading »

Careers start by peeling potatoes

Steve Blank, lecturer, Haas School of Business | November 23, 2012

Listening to my the family talk about dividing up the cooking chores for this Thanksgiving dinner, including who would peel the potatoes, reminded me that most careers start by peeling potatoes. KP – Kitchen Patrol One of the iconic punishments in basic training in the military was being threatened by our drill instructors of being … Continue reading »