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Why ‘Content Is King’ Is a Myth

He wasn’t the first to say “Content is King,” but in a remarkably prophetic piece written in 1996, Bill Gates accurately foresaw the online content boom years before Google, WordPress, Facebook and YouTube even existed. And more than a decade before the smartphone revolution began. Gates’ essay may also have[…] Read On

Why Millennials Should Rethink Corporate America

I’ve got a story for you. Let me know if you’ve heard it before. There once was a time when employees had a guaranteed job for life. Then markets became competitive and corporations started downsizing and outsourcing. Realizing they were expendable, employees lost their trust in companies. The love was[…] Read On

Millennials and the Myth of the ‘Experience Economy’

If you haven’t heard that millennials value experiences over things, you haven’t been paying attention. That popular meme has appeared everywhere, including the Wall Street Journal, CNBC, and just about every other business news publication. It’s also supposedly behind the demise of Aeropostale, Macy’s and other retail outlets. The only[…] Read On

Parents are Responsible for Kid’s Smartphone Addiction, Not Apple

“We have met the enemy, and he is us.” – Walt Kelly, Pogo A couple of Apple investors want the tech giant to do more to fight smartphone addiction among children. Their open letter cites alarming evidence that smartphone and social media use can lead to distraction, depression and addiction.[…] Read On