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More experience equals worse bootstrapping

July 29th, 2015 at 10:33 pm » Comments Off

The logical thing to do when a company wants to generate the most revenue from its resources, is to put its most experienced leaders in charge of those resources.  



What $100 is worth in every state

July 21st, 2015 at 6:25 pm » Comments Off

According to recent data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, you might consider moving to Mississippi or Arkansas, if you want the most bang for your buck.  



Blockchain tech could change auditing for good

July 16th, 2015 at 8:03 pm » Comments Off

Something unprecedented happened following the Enron Scandal in October of 2001.  Although for a short period, for the first time in its modern history the global audit industry lost its most precious asset: public trust.  



After student exodus, 900 laid off by University of Phoenix

July 7th, 2015 at 3:45 pm » Comments Off

Over the past five years the for-profit institution has shed about half of its students, and since September the university has fired 900 employees.  



The vaule of information is declining in our networked society

July 6th, 2015 at 11:33 am » Comments Off

According to a recent paper published in the Portuguese academic journal, OBS, the single most striking element explaining the difficulty in the discovery and implementation of new business models for the media in the digital age, is the declining value of information in the networked society.  



The death of car ownership?

July 2nd, 2015 at 6:26 pm » Comments Off

Owning a car, in just a few short decades, could be a lot like owning a horse — mostly for hobbyists and really unnecessary for transportation purposes.  



Planning for the future: Generation Z

June 30th, 2015 at 9:14 pm » Comments Off

A mart HR manager is already looking at the generation Z, oldest of whom are turning 18 and slowly entering the workforce, while a lot of companies are still struggling with millennials.  



Marriage in America is going out of style

June 25th, 2015 at 10:04 am » Comments Off

June is the time of year when we’re supposed to hear wedding bells. The invitations start coming in and you find yourself scurrying to order gifts from registries and block off summer weekends to attend ceremonies and parties.  



A look at the numbers behind non-profit crowdfunding

June 23rd, 2015 at 10:00 am » Comments Off

Non-profit organizations require money to stay operational, spread awareness and get the job done, and that is where crowdfunding has really helped.  



Silicon Valley and Wall Street converging for a new gold rush called Bitcoin

June 22nd, 2015 at 2:17 pm » Comments Off

 What do you think of Bitcoin?  My answer is usually the same:  ”It’s intellectually interesting, but not really practical.”  



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