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About Mike

Mike has been an executive in the biotechnology industry for the past 20 years. Mike is a graduate of University of California, Santa Barbara, earning Bachelors degrees in Business Economics and Geography. Mike also earned his MBA in Finance from California State University, Fresno. Mike is married to the mother of his 3 children and currently lives outside of Boulder, CO. In his spare time Mike enjoys hiking, fishing, skiing, reading and coaching basketball.

Chauncey is the Real King of Denver Sports

The last time I saw Chauncey Billups he was sitting right below me in a court side seat watching the CU Buffs beat Iowa State back on February 1.  It was an off night for the Nuggets and Chauncey had … Continue reading

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Social Media, College Grads and the Interview

One of the aspects of social media in today’s world is the absence of filters.  A spontaneous response to sensory input is output on Twitter or Facebook instantaneously. In fact, most communication between the younger generation is electronic.  Absent in … Continue reading

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Friday Bytes 2.11.11

Mark Cuban made an interesting observation in his blog about the Super Bowl last week.  Nobody seemed to care that the game wasn’t televised in 3D.  I’ve seen one movie in 3D and that was Avatar.  3D works on a … Continue reading

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Friday Bytes 2.4.11

“Never before has Congress required that everyone buy a product from a private company (essentially for life) just for being alive and residing in the United States,” Judge Vinson writes in declaring ObamaCare unconstitutional. No kidding.  After blogging on Wednesday … Continue reading

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Why Your Cable Company Owes You A Real Answer

Since the internet was shut down in Egypt earlier this week I have been thinking about the internet kill switch.  Does it exist?  What would be the effect on home and business of an extended outage?  Others have thought about … Continue reading

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127 hours – A Must See Movie

I hope 127 Hours wins every Oscar that it is up for.  It is just that good.  The King’s Speech was phenomenal as well, but I could identify with this one. I went to see the movie with a hiking … Continue reading

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Friday Bytes

I was struck by the lack of typical partisan reaction during President Obama’s State of the Union Address.  Some analysts attributed this to the simple fact that Democrats sat with Republicans.  Funny how that works.  I remember my grade school … Continue reading

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For CU Fans the Next Step is Winning and Losing With Class

The CU Buffs took on 6th ranked Kansas last night at the Coors Event Center in front of a sellout crowd.  It was the last visit for the perennially ranked Jayhawks as the Buffs are headed to the Pac12 next … Continue reading

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The New Power of Twitter

Would you say the same thing in an interview as you post on Twitter? What used to be mindless banter between followers has turned into source material for public opinion. Case in point is Jay Cutler’s knee injury and how … Continue reading

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Jay Cutler and Perception Versus Reality

Only the MRI will confirm whether there is damage to Jay Cutler’s knee.  How much damage, could he have still played, what was the pain level, did he quit – those are questions that won’t be answered by the MRI.  … Continue reading

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