Really interesting video below on what motivates people based on research conducted by MIT.
Pretty interesting video on how The Grateful Dead had a different business model compared to other bands at the time. High cost music production forced the band to focus on touring only and provide their recorded music free of charge, claiming 100% of touring revenue instead of a fraction of album sales.
John Johnson was the first African-American to appear on the Forbes 400 list, having amassed immense wealth from his successful magazine, EBONY. Johnson succeeded as an African-American entrepreneur during the 1940’s, thus his story is worth sharing and most remarkable. Johnson came from a very poor family but his leadership skills were exemplified early on, […]
Scott Shane is the A. Malachi Mixon III Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies at Case Western Reserve University. He has also written or edited ten books on business and entrepreneurship. His book Illusions of Entrepreneurship: The Costly Myths That Entrepreneurs, Investors, and Policy Makers Live by (Yale University Press, 2008) was one of the top ten […]
This is a great brief video from 2006, when Dell Computer’s stock was at its all time low. The video details the steps Michael took to rebuild the brand, his turnaround strategy, and the reasons he gave to investors in order for them to keep faith in the company. The video also gives some historical […]
Wanted to share this interesting infographic which details emotions based on color, and the different brands that are associated with each color.
Guest Lecture at Yale by Stephen Schwarzman of Blackstone. This video is over 1 hour in length but very informational, and Stephen describes some of his previous experiences in the Private Equity business (as well as the basic principles of leverage). Stephen’s net worth is approximately $4 billion.
The recent stock market rally (in conjunction with rising oil prices) has many people expecting a correction. I’m a fan of value investing and purchasing undervalued stocks so it was refreshing to see this article in Barron’s titled “The Market’s Pullback Watch”, and to quote the article “does the market ever oblige the group that […]