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Tesla’s Board Should Seriously Consider Life After Elon Musk

Nobody likes an angry showman. When investors need a distraction from disastrous earnings, Tesla CEO Elon Musk is usually a master at coming up with some shiny new object for them to focus on. That did not happen on Wednesday’s earnings call. Musk told investors — the folks who actually[…] Read On

15 Things Every Leader Should Know About Business

Startup founders and small business owners are usually experts in their field and passionate about their work. Ironically, that’s why most fail. They don’t know a thing about running a business and, for the most part, don’t care to learn. Sooner or later, that trips them up. Sadly, the same[…] Read On

Why Facebook’s ‘Data Breach’ Is a Big Fat Nothingburger

If you want to #DeleteFacebook or whine about Trump stealing the 2016 election, be my guest, but don’t do it on account of the Cambridge Analytica data mining scandal. This is more about overblown sensational headlines and political power grabs than anything for users or investors to be concerned about.[…] Read On

Trump Was Right to Block Broadcom-Qualcomm Deal

President Trump signed an executive order yesterday blocking Broadcom’s hostile takeover of wireless pioneer Qualcomm, citing national security concerns. Squashing what would have been the biggest deal in tech history at $117 billion was the right move, but nobody seems to be clear on why. Allow me to clarify. Perhaps[…] Read On

Why Millennials Have Their Priorities Screwed Up

If you did any shopping this holiday season you may have noticed a change in the way retailers are marketing: They’re selling the shopping experience as much as they’re selling products. Experiential marketing is all the rage. According to research, millennials value experiences over owning things. So brand marketers are[…] Read On