Talent: “The artistic side is always looking for new acts. The business side wants to make sure they aren’t irreplaceable.”

The rules of science dictate that a mirror shows exactly what is in front of it but that doesn’t necessary mean all observers will describe the reflection consistently. We see what we want to see and it was interesting to notice various interpretations of today’sLefsetz Letter on Grantland. Specifically, what to do with the .01% most talented people (coddle them, don’t coddle them; put them in companies, don’t put them in companies; teams matter more in my industry).

You’ll find me @homebrew , Seed Stage Venture Fund w @satyap . Previously made products at YouTube, Google & SecondLife. Married to @cbarlerin .

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