Recessions suck. Layoffs suck. And for the â€œlucky onesâ€ who sustain employment amidst downsizing? Life can suck for them, too.
Being a New Yorker, Iâ€™ve talked recently with many of the latter, lucky ones â€“ from industries like media, advertising, banking and the arts.… Read the rest
Passion is at once one of the most influential, misunderstood and undervalued factors that determine business success. I believe strongly in passion for a host of reasons, including its connection to purpose and competitive advantage.
Passion is not addressed often enough in formal business, which is why I was delighted to read John Hagel’s latest think piece on the subject.… Read the rest
Caterina Fake, co-founder of Flickr and Hunch, recently gave an inspiring talk at Clickable’s Interesting Cafe, our monthly culture night and community open house. Below is a four-minute video interview I did with her after the group discussion.… Read the rest
In tech startups, marketers are more important than developers.
Thatâ€™s what one aspiring entrepreneur and software developer told me today in a huddle at Charlie Oâ€™Donnellâ€™s NextNY â€œNYC Media: Meet the Startupsâ€ event at Sun Microsystemsâ€™ New York City office.… Read the rest
We had a packed house last week for Clickable‘s Interesting Cafe, featuring Fred Wilson, managing partner of Union Square Ventures and author of A VC. Fred’s talk was on what makes the NYC startup sector so great. (Clickable is a proud NYC startup, so we were delighted with this topic.) In addition to Fred, we had special appearances and feedback from Hunch co-founder Chris Dixon and Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey.… Read the rest