People who are good at doing something stop being good when they succeed, because success is rewarded by heaping on responsibilities. We had a merger, so I have a boss now and I like it. Being freed from those tasks is like going on a 50-mile hike and then taking off your pack -- you have this feeling that you're lighter than air." --Jon Ferrara, executive vice-president and founder of Goldmine Software Corp., a $60-million tech company based in Colorado Springs, Colo.