Boston Globe and Snapchat

Two seemingly unrelated stories over the summer of 2013 should seriously wake you up. At face value, it wouldn’t appear these events are connected but pause and think about them and realize the implications. The New York Times sold The Boston Globe sold for $70 million to a local businessman. Snapchat raised $80 million fromContinue reading “Boston Globe and Snapchat”

What they were bad at was making money…

Things are not going well over at Zynga. While I always root for companies to succeed, it’s not all that surprising to hear that the company responsible for 1,400 invitations I’ve received to play pretend farming with lackluster visuals isn’t doing well, particularly when they pay nearly $200,000,000 for a company with a history ofContinue reading “What they were bad at was making money…”

Start Something.

Start Something. I think this is an amazingly simple challenge that can have profound implications for our economy and society at a macro level and our overall wellbeing and outlook on so many things at a micro level. Start something, anything really, as long as it something in which you can make money. You don’tContinue reading “Start Something.”