market demand

Powerful Lessons from the iPad 2 Launch

Do yourself a big favor (trust me on this). Today at 5pm, the iPad 2 goes on sale at Apple retail locations across the U.S. If you are anywhere remotely located near one, go to the store at 4:30pm. The purpose is not to buy an iPad 2, the purpose is to stand there and […]

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The Market Wants What the Market Wants

My wife and I were talking last night about how the now former President of Egypt Mubarak must either be the most tone deaf person on the planet or the most stubborn. This morning I wake up to discover he resigned… finally. Geez, how much of a message from the market does one need to […]

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Lessons from Egypt on Market Demand

I have been watching the protests in Egypt with some degree of fascination. As one resident describes it, this protest is 30 years in the making. Clearly Egyptians want President Mubarak out of office. What I find fascinating is how the leadership of the surrounding countries and territories are responding. Almost all of them are […]

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Larry King – Talk Legend or Obsolete Dinosaur?

Larry King is “retiring” – which is code for he has been forced to retire. The legend of talk television has suffered several years of bad ratings and the powers that be have decided that it’s time for him to hang up his hat. The big debate amongst media pundits is 1) who will replace […]

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Business Success

The key to small business success is simple to understand, but not always easy to do. The 4 keys to business success are: 1) Solve an annoying enough problem for customers that they’re willing to pay money to solve it, and want to solve it right NOW The is a subtle, but arguably profound point. […]

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