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Hotel Association Takes Aim at Airbnb, But Airbnb Isn't Taking the Bait

The hotel industry is making a move in the growing battle between established companies and new, short-term rentals websites.<p>Airbnb, which has a …

How to turn your iPad into a desktop with these remote access apps

Sometimes you just need to get to a file, access a program or just check up on something that you otherwise cannot do from your iPad. For most, …

10 Life Lessons to Excel In Your 30s

A couple weeks ago I turned 30. Leading up to my birthday I wrote a post on what I learned in my 20s.<p>But I did something else. I sent an email out to …

Self-improvement

How Netflix Reinvented HR

Artwork: Freegums, Good Vibrations, 2011, acrylic on wood, 8′ x 15′<p>Sheryl Sandberg has called it one of the most important documents ever to come out of Silicon Valley. It’s been viewed more than 5 million times on the web. But when Reed Hastings and I (along with some colleagues) wrote a …

How to Have a Year That Counts

Happy New Year! Here’s your challenge. You—yes, you—right here, right now, have a chance, nothing more, a slim reed of a chance, at a year that counts.<p>So I’d be willing to bet you’ve been cutting back on the sugar and vowing to get to Inbox Zero. 2014 is the year you will finally floss! And make …

When Marketing Is Strategy

It’s no secret that in many industries today, upstream activities—such as sourcing, production, and logistics—are being commoditized or outsourced, while downstream activities aimed at reducing customers’ costs and risks are emerging as the drivers of value creation and sources of competitive …

The WikiLeaks Mole

On a recent frigid night near Reykjavik, Iceland, Sigurdur “Siggi” Thordarson slips into a bubbling geothermal pool at a suburban swim club. The …

Business's Worst Nightmare: Big Bang Disruption

“Address books, video cameras, pagers, wristwatches, maps, books, travel games, flashlights, home telephones, dictation recorders, cash registers, Walkmen, Day-Timers, alarm clocks, answering machines, yellow pages, wallets, keys, phrase books, transistor radios, personal digital assistants, …

Tiger 21: Meet the Wealthiest, Most Powerful Social Networking Group In The World

<i>“The greatest form of philanthropy is an investment in an entrepreneur”</i><p>I first heard of Tiger 21 during a conversation with Miami Chapter Chair Charlie Garcia about the future of social networking and influence. This was no ordinary group, with an average net worth of $75 Million the 220 strong …

Forsake Start-Up Envy: Three Reasons Why Large Companies Should Out-Innovate Start-Ups

An executive recently left his job at a global advertising firm to take the No. 2 position at an online-media startup in the hills outside Los Angeles. To secure the position, he took a pay cut and joined immediately. He bunked with the founder in the back of the start-up’s warehouse office while …

Innovators Arise: 8 Rules For How Large Companies Can Out-Innovate Start-Ups

<i>This is the second of a two-part series on how large companies can out-innovate start-ups. Part one is available here. An Infographic summarizing the 8 rules is available here.</i><p>In the companion piece to this article, I laid out three reasons for why large companies should out-innovate start-ups to …

Eric Ries: Whatever You Do, Make the Customer King

The Lean Startup author weighs in on the best ways to build momentum for a new company--and improve your product in the process.<p><i>You might call Eric Ries the kingpin of start-up analytics--he's a big promoter of constant company analysis. Known for his book The Lean Startup: The Movement That is</i> …

Product Management

The Last Re-Org You’ll Ever Do

New (and old) thinking about organization design may lead to ever-evolving entities<p>Established institutions have been reorganizing as long as they've …

Conversations That Share Tacit Knowledge

I was doing some work on knowledge transfer at Erickson in Sweden. As I interviewed technicians I kept hearing Hans’ name come up as the person to go …