Fire and motion, small business edition

“If the flight attendants on the JAL 747 from Tokyo I’m on right now were to, in a remarkable lapse of Japanese standards of service, throw me off the plane with a parachute, I could do a pretty nice roll when I hit the ground.”

From my Inc. Magazine column for April (subscribe here). And with that, I promise to stop telling shaggy dog stories about my days in the army.

About the author.

I'm Joel Spolsky, co-founder of Trello and Fog Creek Software, and CEO of Stack Overflow. More about me.