If you haven’t heard, Yahoo just acquired Tumblr for $1.1 billion. Everyone is talking about the deal, and the general consensus seems to be that buying a company with little revenue for such a large sum of money is pretty stupid. Critics say that Yahoo is paying too high of a premium for a company with mediocre financials, but they don’t understand what Yahoo is buying.
The city of Highland, Illinois, is a quaint, small town in the heart of the Midwest with everything you would expect—great schools, active parents, an attractive town square, and even a locally-owned theater. But without the support of the town, that theater was in jeopardy of closing for the second time in just two years.
If you’re reading this, chances are you’re not living a success story just yet. And there’s a reason for that. Too many would-be entrepreneurs are lacking a vital trait that would enable them to be successful. If I had to choose one quality that increases a person’s chances at success more than anything else, it would be taking action.
Are you tired of working in a cramped home office space? What follows is a collection of crazy, creative home offices that may help you come up with a solution.
Going into business with a friend might seem like the perfect way to start your business. You can combine your resources, draw on each other for support, and have fun working together. After all, you really enjoy spending time together, so why not bring those good feelings into your new business?
There are a lot of reasons why it may not be the best idea to go into business with a friend.
I think one of the biggest problems with the whole Facebook Home conversation is that too many people who don’t like Facebook want to review it. Home is not for non-Facebook users, so it doesn’t make much sense to say ‘I hate Facebook, but here’s what I think of Home.’
Before Monday, April 15th, Foursquare co-founder Dennis Crowley was looking forward to running the Boston Marathon with his girlfriend and family. They would take a quick trip from New York, have some fun, and get a bit of exercise. Being the busy man he is, Crowley was looking forward to just having fun.