"Mr. Roark, we’re alone here. Why don’t you tell me what you think of me? In any words you wish. No one will hear us." Roark replies, “But I don’t think of you ..."
Suppose Andrew Mason draws fire during Groupon's IPO road show. How should he manage that, inwardly and outwardly? Answer: Humility. That's what this post from Jeffrey Bussgang is about; Quiet self-confidence and sticking to one's knitting. I'm reminded of Warren Buffett: "Better to have a small circle of competence that's sharply defined, rather than one that's big and fuzzy around the edges. Go, Andrew Mason: Know your thing; Do your thing. Give it your best shot. Then go back to the office and hit your numbers. (That's the best revenge, anyway.)