Category Archives: business

Apple: not just design leaders now

John Gruber, in a splendid essay today: “I’ve always been interested in Apple’s products because of their superior design; the business side of the company was never of as much interest. But at this point, it seems clear to me … Continue reading

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Workplace

You know what’s common among the “How I Work”s of  Jason Fried or Matt Mullenweg or anyone who’s building ‘cool’ software today? Take Fried, for instance: Of the 16 people at the company, eight of us live here in Chicago. … Continue reading

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Always tinker

I learnt recently that even when all indications are that your business (or life. or city. or whatever) is running fine, something could be wrong – in plain view – that those indicators can’t tell you. The only way to … Continue reading

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Cost of acquisition versus lifetime value

A post on Fred Wilson’s excellent blog about cost of acquiring each customer versus the lifetime value of that customer. And it’s pretty simple: “LTV has to be greater than CPA or you won’t be able to scale – or, … Continue reading

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