Yahoo!"s main problem has always been the lack of FOCUS. It's a common joke - what is Yahoo! this year? Is it an internet company, or an internet portal, or internet media company, or media company, or aggregator of news? Only God almighty knows. Wait. Fucking Christ. Marissa Mayer calls it, "global technology company focused… Continue reading Yahoo! A Case study in Lack of Focus.
Steve Jobs founded Apple at 20. Made it a multi-billion $ company by 30. Got too egoistic. Lost vision. Got fired at 30. From his own company, ignominiously. Did he die out in the wild? No, he didn't. As history tells us, he came back even stronger, steered Apple Inc. to become the most valuable… Continue reading Be Brave. Be Hungry. Be Humble. Not an Idiot.
Arianna Huffington had called him "an unpaid blogger" at TechCrunch. Earlier today at TC Disrupt, when Arrington came onstage, he stripped off his shirt and had a green Tee on. "UNPAID BLOGGER" it said. Catch the live recording interview of Reid Hoffman on TC Disrupt with Mike wearing his green t-shirt. 🙂 For those of… Continue reading Arrington’s “UNPAID BLOGGER” Green T-shirt is a HIT
If you're a TechCrunch fan, dude, you know what I mean. If you ain't and this all sounds Greek to you - well, here's a recap in a few words: There was a guy called Michael Arrington, who's one of the most prolific bloggers/writers/entrepreneurs/VC investors in our current times (contrary to a few on the… Continue reading Why Arrington leaving AOL can hurt AOL Bad?
A life-long career in Digital Marketing, quintessentially, Social Media realm - marketing, strategy formulation, community management, new media technologies can be a very satisfying one, emotionally and monetarily. But are YOU cut out for such a career option - is the million dollar question. During my work ex with a few companies - big and… Continue reading Are You Cut Out for a Career in Social Media? (Updated)