October 26, 2016

Will Live Events Save Twitter?

After a whirlwind month of acquisition rumors, Twitter is back off the market and focused on executing strategy once again. The San Francisco social media company is set to deliver its latest quarterly results on Thursday, and investors are eagerly waiting to see if a live streaming strategy has succeeded in attracting new users or […]

October 26, 2016

Using Social Media to Drive Engagement, Not Sales

Everlane, the 5-year-old direct-to-consumer apparel start up, is bent on making its presence on social media as personal as possible. The San Francisco-based retail company, founded by Michael Preysman in 2011, posed a question to its 160,000 Facebook followers on Thursday, October 20. “We’re thinking about starting a Facebook group. Need your help first though,” […]

October 24, 2016

AT&T, Time Warner & Millenials

“Media companies are under pressure to stay relevant with mobile-addicted millennials and distribution companies are trying to diversify their revenue streams. That’s a key part of the rationale behind AT&T’s proposed $85 billion deal for Time Warner.” Continue reading here.

October 15, 2016

What We All Can Learn From Texas Hold’em

“The cards are dealt. The first round of betting takes place. Then the dealer turns three cards (the flop) and there’s another round of betting. The dealer reveals a fourth card (the turn), and a third round of betting happens. The final card (the river) is revealed, and a final round of betting takes place. […]

October 1, 2016

In the Spirit of Learning…

“One of the sobering lessons of the transformations in business, leadership, and society in the last few decades is that the people and organizations with the most experience, knowledge, and resources in a particular field are often the last ones to see and seize opportunities for something dramatically new.” Continue read here.

October 26, 2016

Will Live Events Save Twitter?

After a whirlwind month of acquisition rumors, Twitter is back off the market and focused on executing strategy once again. The San Francisco social media company is set to deliver its latest quarterly results on Thursday, and investors are eagerly waiting to see if a live streaming strategy has succeeded in attracting new users or spurring revenue growth.

But as is usually the case with Twitter, things are already off to a rough start.

Continue reading here.

October 26, 2016

Using Social Media to Drive Engagement, Not Sales

Everlane, the 5-year-old direct-to-consumer apparel start up, is bent on making its presence on social media as personal as possible.

The San Francisco-based retail company, founded by Michael Preysman in 2011, posed a question to its 160,000 Facebook followers on Thursday, October 20.

“We’re thinking about starting a Facebook group. Need your help first though,” the post read.

Continue reading here.

October 24, 2016

AT&T, Time Warner & Millenials

“Media companies are under pressure to stay relevant with mobile-addicted millennials and distribution companies are trying to diversify their revenue streams. That’s a key part of the rationale behind AT&T’s proposed $85 billion deal for Time Warner.” Continue reading here.

October 15, 2016

What We All Can Learn From Texas Hold’em

“The cards are dealt. The first round of betting takes place. Then the dealer turns three cards (the flop) and there’s another round of betting. The dealer reveals a fourth card (the turn), and a third round of betting happens. The final card (the river) is revealed, and a final round of betting takes place. Each turn, players have the option to bet, call, raise or fold.

With each round of betting, the suspense builds and the pot gets bigger. Finally, those who are still in the hand turn up their cards and the winner is revealed. You find out who was bluffing all along and who was slow-playing (trapping people into betting by acting like your hand isn’t that good).

If you’re playing in the hand, your heart starts to race. Your eyes dilate. You start to sweat a little. It’s exhilarating. Even if you’re just watching the hand play out, the excitement is intense.”

Continue reading here.

October 1, 2016

In the Spirit of Learning…

“One of the sobering lessons of the transformations in business, leadership, and society in the last few decades is that the people and organizations with the most experience, knowledge, and resources in a particular field are often the last ones to see and seize opportunities for something dramatically new.” Continue read here.