The Understudy

Susie and I went to Casey’s school play yesterday, The Little Mermaid. All kids, ages 9 to 16. Small theater. It was parent’s day. Glad we got to go. Casey played one of the eels—Flotsam—and he did very, very well (unbiased assessment). But this story is not about Casey, it’s about the lead character Arial, […]

Interview: 3 Questions with CEO Charles Phillips

WSJ: What lessons did you take from working with Larry Ellison at Oracle? Mr. Phillips: “The best thing I learned at Oracle was speed. Speed is better than perfection. If you’re sitting around for six months debating something, usually the thing you’re debating has changed over that time. You’re never going to get a consensus, […]