The debate on the so-called “ideology of talent” isn’t as clear-cut as Financial Times guest columnist David Bolchover argued. There’s merit in pointing out how a blind “cult” of talent – or at least perceived talent – has led to inadequate incentive structures. However, blaming the financial crisis on this talent chase seems way over […]
“Mobile is much more similar to search than a social network is… mobile actually monetizes quite well.” – Nick Fox, Director of Business Product Management for Ads Quality and Bidding at Google (good contender for “longest title ever” competition). That was on May 22nd, 2008, in Goldman Sachs’ 9th Annual Internet conference. We’ve been studying […]
Minimizing errors is one of the most underated strategies. From investment management to tennis, in most cases a technically inferior player who concentrates in not making unforced mistakes will defeat an otherwise superior opponent that takes dumber risks.