I’m on vacation in Mexico this week, with limited Internet access, but here are a few immediate thoughts on Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp, a messaging start-up. I won’t pretend to be an expert on WhatsApp, or on what distinguishes its technology from that of other similar s
It's not: Is my price low enough? Is it reliable enough? Do I offer enough features? Am I on the right social media channels? Is the website cool enough? Am I promising enough? No, the most important question in
The big news that everyone is buzzing about — Facebook’s $16 billion acquisition of WhatsApp — represents the largest acquisition of a venture-backed company in history. I thought I’d share some of my initial takeaways from Wednesday night's big news.
Everyone knows that particular feeling of dread that accompanies a lull in conversation at a party, networking event, or even a job interview.
You’ve already covered the usual small talk and then, oof, you hit a dead end. What now?
(You might be as well). The market isn't always right. It's merely the market. Mass appeal is not always better than doing something that matters. Increasing shareholder value is not the primary purpose of a corporation. News with a
Regardless of industry, most of us enter the workforce with a few basic goals and aspirations: career satisfaction, financial independence and a steady paycheck.
As time goes on and time-cards get punched, however, it becomes apparent that the source of real job satisfaction
By: Kevin G. Volpp
Have you already failed to keep your New Year's resolutions? 4 ways to start over, by @katy_milkman & Kevin Volpp: http://t.co/WZQdsoSAmi
IT’S that time of year again. Maybe it’s your waistline you’re worried about, or maybe it’s the smoking habit you just can’t seem to kick. To improve your chances of keeping your New Year’s resolutions, we offer four tips inspired by
I went for a jog with two good friends the other day. A very long jog. A half-marathon, in fact.
Mark Paper, a friend since childhood, and Bobby Eldridge, both very successful businessmen, joined me for the second straight year of P.F.
As of Tuesday, Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, was a billionaire. This fact was treated as little more than an afternoon snack in the news cycle: Bloomberg pointed out the milestone, and a couple of blogs repeated it and congratulated Sandberg.
What is the most important quality of an entrepreneur? Many would argue it is passion — an overwhelming love of what one is doing, and the drive and determination to see one's dreams realized. Others might say leadership — the ability to bring a team of people together and guid
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