The economic downturn has made many of the dot-com players afraid
to retire early, but one such character has finally bitten the bullet
and cashed in his chips.
A press release informs PRWeek that Ruchit Shah, founder of
ClickZen.com, an e-business ad agency with sales of dollars 1.5 million
in 2000, has decided to retire from the up-and-down business world.
Shah is 17, and like other blue-chip retirees who plan their days of
golf and long days of 'who's got your nose?' with grandchildren, Shah
has his own dreams to pursue. He will join a high school theater
production of To Kill A Mocking-bird. He says the play will give him a
chance to 'take a breather and enjoy the beauties of life.'
Like many retirees who take on the title 'consultant,' Shah will remain
on board as chief visionary officer.
However, one question the press release didn't answer: is youth still
wasted on the young, or is that phrase as old-fashioned as retiring at