Category: Leadership

The Hot War Between Netflix and Comcast Is Escalating

The Hot War Between Netflix and Comcast Is Escalating

Netflix and Comcast are wrangling over whether their controversial interconnection pact should be covered by U.S. net neutrality rules Internet video powerhouse Netflix used the occasion of its quarterly earnings report on Monday to...

There’s a Class War Going On and the Poor Are Getting Their Butts Kicked

There’s a Class War Going On and the Poor Are Getting Their Butts Kicked

Although they say they’re concerned about inequality, economic policymakers continue to pummel low-income families and the jobless, and that’s bad for all of us. A year ago I asked if Karl Marx was, in...

The Huge Mistake Millennials Are Making Now

The Huge Mistake Millennials Are Making Now

Young workers rate international opportunities dead last when it comes to what makes a job attractive. Why travel when you can get all the foreign experience you need via FaceTime? Millennials are taking telecommuting...

Here’s Why Tesla’s Massive New Factory Will Change Everything

Here’s Why Tesla’s Massive New Factory Will Change Everything

Tesla Motors, the innovative electric car company, wants to be a bigtime automaker. To achieve that, it needs to produce hundreds of thousands of vehicles more than the 22,300 electric vehicles it made in...

Bill Gates Is The Richest Man in the World (Again)

Bill Gates Is The Richest Man in the World (Again)

Microsoft founder Bill Gates has reclaimed his spot as the richest man in the world, according to Forbes’ annual list of billionaires. Gates’ net worth is now $76 billion, according to Forbes, having risen $9...

Warren Buffett Richer Than Ever

Warren Buffett Richer Than Ever

Warren Buffett’s investing conglomerate saw record profits in 2013 of $19.5 billion, riding a wave of economic improvement in the United States, the company said in its annual report released Saturday. Buffett’s holding company Berkshire Hathaway...

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Fires Company’s COO

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Fires Company’s COO

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is firing the company’s second-in-command, according to a document Yahoo filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission Wednesday. Henrique de Castro was Mayer’s first major hire at the company. She...

The One New Year’s Resolution The Most Successful People Always Keep: No Whining

The One New Year’s Resolution The Most Successful People Always Keep: No Whining

I served on a grand jury earlier this year and our forewoman was in her mid-40s and always well-dressed. One day she arrived a bit late and her hair–which I suddenly realized was an...

Microsoft’s Search for a New CEO Will Extend Into 2014

Microsoft’s Search for a New CEO Will Extend Into 2014

Microsoft’s search for a new chief executive will extend into 2014, dampening expectations of a decision by year end. According to the Guardian, Microsoft’s search committee narrowed down the field of contenders from 100...

The Biggest Problem With Being CEO

The Biggest Problem With Being CEO

Isolation is a problem faced by every leader, and the larger the organization, the greater the isolation. In an interview with McKinsey & Co., Richard Bracken, chairman and chief executive of Hospital Corp. of America,...