April 28, 2009
After 14 years of working for Mark Cuban, I went to work as the National Development Manager for The Ayn Rand Institute. going to take the Ayn Rand walking tour next time i have free time in NYC.
I live with my girlfriend who i am in Love with, and admire greatly.
Study objectivist philosophy and working on a book.
The Fountainhead, because it was my first book and it got my attention. My boss at the time, Mark Cuban said "It's My Favorite Book, Every Entrepreneur should read The Fountainhead". I had never heard of The Fountainhead, or Ayn Rand. So I got the book. I was reading along, taking notes on the sides of the pages. One of the characters, Ellsworth Toohey was saying what I had heard all my life. And then it hit me. He was The BAD GUY! Atlas Shrugged was next. I was talking about it with friends and they said, "that's just fiction! it's not the real world". So I was off to reading the non-fiction, then lectures on cassette, CD's, then going to the Ayn Rand Institute Summer Conference (OCON) which is my favorite week of the year. Every year.
My boss at the time, Mark Cuban said that The Fountainhead as his favorite book. Now I want to return the favor and get him to read Atlas Shrugged.
I am an Objectivist. I have attended the Objectivist Summer Conferences (OCON) the past 6 years and have booked to attend again this year. I take a full load of classes at the conferences and it's my favorite week of the year.