Monthly Archives: July 2007

Facebook on “Real Connections”

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in an interview to TIME: Q: Is Facebook’s popularity connected to its focus on authenticity? Zuckerberg: That’s the critical part of it. Our whole theory is that people have real connections in the world. People communicate … Continue reading

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Linkedin and Facebook – Rivals? Partners?

Ed Sim on the inevitable clash between LinkedIn, the premier professional networking tool and Facebook, the hottest social networking site around: I must admit that while Facebook has mostly been about friends and personal relationships, I have been surprised at … Continue reading

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What B-schools don’t seem to be teaching

Ajit Balakrishnan, CEO of Rediff.com but more importantly for this post, the Chairman of IIM Calcutta’s Board of Governors, tries to figure out what ails business schools of today: (Quoting Jeffrey Pfeffer) …much of what business schools teach—analytical tools like … Continue reading

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Why would-be-entrepreneurs don’t join startups

Ritesh Banglani zeroes in with incredible accuracy on why entrepreneurs-in-waiting don’t join startups. After all, working at a startup is only a step away from having your own firm… not. The answer, I think, lies in understanding the differing motivations … Continue reading

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Why would-be-entrepreneurs don’t join startups

Ritesh Banglani zeroes in with incredible accuracy on why entrepreneurs-in-waiting don’t join startups. After all, working at a startup is only a step away from having your own firm… not. The answer, I think, lies in understanding the differing motivations … Continue reading

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The Push to Run Transformation

Seth Godin talks about the need for a market leader to change its “push” mentality into a “run” one: The culture at insurgent companies is all about pushing. You get turned down on sales calls, you have tiny market share, … Continue reading

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