Conclusion: Break New Snow

We all have days we remember for the rest of our lives—days that change our perception of everything we are doing and where we are headed. I had such a day the evening I met Mitch Kapor, the founder of Lotus, and one of the greatest thinkers in the technology industry. Mitch had left the companies he had created and was working on his own. He said, “You should come see what I am doing.” I enjoyed hearing about his experiences running Kapor Enterprises, working in his family's foundation, doing nonprofit work, helping start-ups, and lending his time to myriad other projects that he found important and inspiring. He stayed in the same place—the place he wanted to live and work from—and took on work that was interesting ...

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