Author Archives: Josh Rutstein

About Josh Rutstein

I am an aspiring entrepreneur and hopeful political candidate. Father of 2 very special girls, husband to an amazing woman, and passionate American. I snowboard whenever possible and follow a 20x mentality for exercise. I also play golf and ultimate frisbee and am a die hard New England Patriots fan and season ticket holder. Everyday I wake up wanting to make this country a better place, someday I hope to actually succeed.

A-Cruel Life Accounting

I once heard a VC say that you shouldn’t do anything unless the cost of it is more than your earning power per hour.  His solution is that you should hire someone if that is less than the cost for … Continue reading

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Pride

I have a lot of pride for my daughters.  Each is extraordinary in her own way.  Each impresses me.  Each makes me feel like I’ve done an OK job on this parenting adventure. It’s been a few days, so many of … Continue reading

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The Best Response

I got my 5th rejection from an accelerator program today. I hang the emails on the wall next to my desk. They used to be on the fridge, but everyone was getting annoyed with that so I moved them. They … Continue reading

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Better Than the Alternative

A few days ago, the President of the United States fired the Secretary of State via tweet. A cabinet secretary and 5th in line of presidential succession, had to be informed by one of his staffers that he was out … Continue reading

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Faked Out, By “News”

A few months ago, our awesomely moronic president sent a personal note to Rich Lowry handwritten on his published article.  Lowry then tweeted the image with a note that Trump probably didn’t read the article.  In it, Lowry was critical … Continue reading

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Not a Good Fit

In June 2016 I decided to change jobs within Fidelity.  I had been working in the same group for a number of years.  I felt stuck and thought that I needed to try something different.  The company is good about … Continue reading

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Talk About the Weather

All New Englanders who complain about the weather will tell you, “If you don’t like the weather, wait 15 minutes.” I’m sure everyone across this country uses the same cliche line… except Arizona. I’m kind of tired of people complaining … Continue reading

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