In the business world of sharks and prey, Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) has been self-inflicting wounds with multiple mistakes. But it can become a dominant shark with one product: The Facebook Tablet. Think about it. You walk into your local café and watch people in front of you, tablet in-hand with the big blue Facebook logo, getting coffee for free. How is this possible?
Facebook can create the first hybrid business more »
While analysts are treating Apple’s fourth consecutive week of losses on Wall Street as an investment issue, I think the company has bigger problems on the horizon.
Applying the principles of nature to business, sharks typically attack over-hyped companies with too many products, perceived strength that might not really be there, a temporary lack of competition more »
As early as in our childhood, from kindergarten upwards, we are trained to be “positive.” So if somebody in the team building the mighty Titanic had said something that was not in line with “the unsinkable creation,” that person would most likely have been put down and corrected (or at least sent off to clean the deck until he had learned how to be more positive). Internal communications spend fortunes more »
Apple shocked the mobile-phone market by introducing its iPhone. It was a classic wake-up call which saw Apple take big bites out of market leaders such as Nokia, Samsung and Sony Ericsson. The latter survived the attack, but it cost the company billions. When Apple moved into new territories with the iPad, it reported sales of millions. That is great, even by Steve Job’s standard. But reporting the success more »