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Businesses are often formed to provide a product or service – either proactively or in response to a specific problem. But businesses have to be careful that the problem that they are solving remains a current one, or that it solves the whole problem and not just part of the problem. Otherwise those businesses are vulnerable to competition from new market entrants and new technologies. A classic example of this phenomenon is Carbon Paper.
Admit it, plenty of you watch the Superbowl solely for the commercials and not for the football. If that’s true then you must have been disappointed last night because the football game was great for a change while most of the broadcast ads were boring at best and atrocious at worst.
You always remember your first hire, especially when ultimately it’s your decision to make, and not one made by a hiring committee. Being promoted into a managerial role is a big step in every career – in addition to more responsibility, the work is usually more interesting and sometimes the pay and benefits are better.
In today’s New York Times the front page of the Arts section featured a great story on the Grateful Dead and how their fans talk and think about the music of the Grateful Dead and what has happened with new ways to access information about the Dead.