Author Archives: Richard Brosnahan

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Read ‘Zen And The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance’ – Forbes

Friend, Co-author and uber-VC, Brad Feld (who IMHO is also the Gandhi of Venture Capital) suggests in his blog that every entrepreneur should read Robert Pirsig’s all time classic book, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance. Cover via Amazon Note that this book has nothing to do with startups, term sheets, venture capital, […]

Source: Why Every Entrepreneur Should Read ‘Zen And The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance’ – Forbes

I searched the web for a link between Steve Jobs and the book “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance” as the two are related in a big way. I wanted to know if that book was on Steve’s bookshelf, on his desk, or somewhere close by. Steve’s vision very closely matched what’s written in this book.

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance is the best book I’ve ever read. 4 times.

AVMA supports U.S. surgeon generals call to action on walking and walkable… — SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Sept. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ —

Source: AVMA supports U.S. surgeon generals call to action on walking and walkable… — SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Sept. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ —

YES, it’s healthy to walk. I like walking the dog. The DOG loves going on walks.

But my first reason for loving walkability is the time saved by not driving. I don’t want to drive to the store, find a place to park and walk across the parking lot, get stuff, walk back across the parking lot, drive to the gas station, fill up, drive home. I’d rather walk to the store, get stuff, walk home.

Stop wasting my time. I only have so much and then it runs out.

America’s once magical – now mundane – love affair with cars | The Washington Post

A world devoted to smartphones, social media and walkable cities has overtaken our love affair with cars.

 

Source: America’s once magical – now mundane – love affair with cars | The Washington Post

I wonder whether we’ll have fewer cars in 10 years, or just more traffic. Foot traffic is easier to deal with.