Ravi Kumar

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How to set up Family Sharing on iPhone and iPad

With Family Sharing, you can not only share all your iTunes and App Store purchases with your family, but you can set it so that parents require that …

Understanding the Game Being Played in Washington

Some portray it as a Manichean struggle between good and evil. Warren Buffett says it’s “extreme idiocy.” I’d like to recommend another way of looking at the government shutdown and the looming battle over the debt ceiling in Washington. It’s a <i>game</i>, played by flawed-but-not-crazy human beings under …

Three Tips For Overcoming Your Blind Spots

Ernst Cramer, the late, great editor-in-chief of the German daily <i>Die Welt</i>, once recounted how as a college student in America in the midwest, just after World War II, he questioned in a math class whether the textbook was not mistaken in a particular instance. The lecturer reflexively, and rather …

Just Make a Decision Already

Strategic decisiveness is one of the most vital success attributes for leaders in every position and every industry, but few leaders understand where it comes from or how to find more of it. It is not surprising that picking one strategic direction and then decisively pursuing that direction are …

The Boring Official Announcement

As you may have heard by now, Jeff Bezos has invested in Business Insider.<p>My plan was to issue a carefully scrubbed boring official announcement in an hour or so to tell you about this.<p>Alas, the excellent journalists at Bloomberg beat me to the punch.<p>And then my internal memo got leaked.<p>So, now, …

JEFF BEZOS INVESTS IN BUSINESS INSIDER [Full Internal Memo]

Here's the memo from Business Insider CEO and Editor-in-Chief Henry Blodget:<p>Team,<p>I wanted to share the details of the financing we mentioned last night. (Apologies for not being able to share them then — closing these things is an administrative nightmare, and it took a few hours longer than we …

CVS: Employees Must Tell Us Their Weight Or Pay A $600 Fine

That's the conundrum facing employers today as they struggle with rising rates of obesity and spiraling health care costs. (A study by Gallup found that absenteeism due to obesity and other chronic health problems costs employers $153 billion per year.)<p>And with a provision in the Affordable Care …