It isn’t often that CEOs negotiate a worse deal than the one they’re offered. Apple’s CEO Tim Cook isn’t your average negotiator. At his request, his compensation package has been modified to be based upon performance rather than tenure. His original deal called for 1,000,000 restricted shares of stocks to be given to him in… Continue reading Good guy Tim Cook has compensation adjusted to reflect performance
The internet gives everyone a voice, and that’s a beautiful thing. However, the things people say online can actually have a bigger impact than they think. When an unhappy customer goes online and leaves a bad review of a business, other customers take it to heart and the company looses business– maybe just a little… Continue reading 5 ways companies can use social media to manage customer relations
The short answer is, “yes”. The long answer is that Electronic Arts (EA) has been struggling to keep their empire in the world of gaming for some time. Their peak was arguably during the 6-year reign John Riccitiello as CEO, but that means that the decline started during his time at the top as well.… Continue reading Did the SimCity debacle take out the EA CEO?
We’ve been very critical of Groupon and its founding CEO Andrew Mason. The enigmatic Silicon Valley guy has famously shunned Google’s $6 billion bid for his company and seen his stocks fall to levels that make the shunning itself look downright ludicrous. We were critical when the shares were falling to $15. They’re hovering over… Continue reading Should Groupon founder Andrew Mason keep his job?
When a company so new and so fresh off of a cash infusion from going public starts to make cost-cutting decisions surrounding their primary product, it doesn’t bode well for the future of the company. That seems to be the direction that Zynga may be heading after shutting down 11 of their titles. According to… Continue reading Is this the beginning of the end for Zynga?
Every startup is in a phase of development looking to add some type of new feature or user accessibility to their company. In most cases, building a website from the ground up and including multifaceted elements can be extremely time consuming and usually involves a vast array of professionals in order to get the job… Continue reading 7 useful websites that help get your startup running sooner