In the Fall of 1980, I had it all figured out. I was a Junior at Medford Senior High School, the big leagues. My GPA was perfect and I was looking forward to my AP classes, science club, and the debate team. I grinned when I found my locker, #B69. Chad, the Varsity football captain grunted … Continue reading A Nerd in a Football School
I received a message on LinkedIn yesterday. It read: Martin! It has been like 23 years since we met in Silicon Valley. I so enjoyed our connection. You still in digital media? How have you been?” A couple clicks reminded me of our connection and the memory popped into my head of a couple of … Continue reading Karma is real
“I hope you don’t get what you want in life, because then you are Fucked.” Martin Tobias For over 20 years, this phrase has been one of my guiding principles. Today I am softening it. Why soften it? I want my guiding principles to be in the positive frame, not the negative. While this has … Continue reading Reframing a guiding principle today.