Facebook is getting ready to for its highly anticipated IPO -- initial public offering -- that should take place during the 2nd quarter of 2012.
The company is aiming at a deal that will place a valuation on Facebook of over $100 billion. The calculates to over $125 for each of the 800 million users.
"Facebook’s $100 billion valuation would be twice as high as it was in January, when the company announced a $1.5 billion investment from Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and other backers," according to Bloomberg.
Facebook's plan is to raise approximately $10 billion though the... Read More
While enrollment in Credit Unions has skyrocketed, according to the Chris Bowers a reporter for the Daily Koss, it would be invalid to conclude that this was the result of the Occupy Wall Street Movement.
The Facebook Page of "Bank Protest Day" which is to be held tomorrow November 5th specifically reads:
"While the Bank Transfer Day movement acknowledges the enthusiasm from Occupy Wall Street, the Bank Transfer Day movement was neither inspired by, derived from nor organized by the Occupy Wall Street movement, and the Bank Transfer Day movement does not endorse any activities... Read More
David Friedman is the former President of RSI, an award-winning employee benefits brokerage and consulting firm in the Philadelphia area. He is a frequent guest speaker and seminar leader on organizational culture, leadership and values. A graduate of the College of William & Mary with a degree in Philosophy, Friedman currently lives in Moorestown, NJ with his wife and 2 college-age children.
Welcome David. We are excited to have you here. Can you please tell our readers a bit about yourself?
I spent 27 years building and leading RSI into one of the largest independently-owned... Read More
Fundamentally Different: Building a Culture of Success through Organizational Values is David Friedman's first book. I doubt it should be his last.
In Fundamentally Different, Friedman uses stories and examples from his 27 years of business leadership experience to make clear the connection between values and success in a way that’s as enjoyable to read as it is insightful.
You’ll learn:The 8 keys steps the most successful companies use to institutionalize their values Why listening can actually have more impact than speaking What a “filter” is and how it affects everything... Read More
Walter Isaacson's anticipated biography of Steve Jobs contains some highly insightful excerpts on Jobs' disdain for Android.
Jobs believed that Google’s move into smartphones amounted to theft. Jobs told biographer Isaacson [that] 'I’m going to destroy Android, because it’s a stolen product. I’m willing to go thermonuclear war on this.' [Associated Press, Huffington Post, WinRumors, The NextWeb, Gizmodo]
A copy of Isaacson's book has been leaked and excerpts of Jobs' comments are now being leaked onto the internet. The remark that so far resonates most relates to Jobs' reaction... Read More
A successful company strives to keep employees as productive as possible, and a knowledgeable business knows that happy people are more productive. Happiness at work can increase productivity by as much as 12% in fact, according to a study at University of Warwick*. A story in CMS Wire quotes Paul Murphy, national sales director of Spire Investment Partners, who said technology such as an electronic document management system can make work easier and people happier.
“If employees are more efficient, they’re happier. If they’re happier, they’re more productive. If they’re more... Read More
The past few years have shown many of us that security is just an illusion. The most esteemed enterprises and banking systems in the world have collapsed and many families have lost their primary sources of income. Stock portfolios for those who have them have collapsed and its difficult to know what place is safe to keep money. Starting your own business may be the best place to invest your time resourcefulness and money.
The literature on starting your own business and who is made to be an entrepreneur is large. Yet despite all that is written starting a business comes down to... Read More
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ad min i put up a remark asking if the film the company makes is bio degrable but commments of late don't seem to get thru or they are delayed? Just saying.
are they bio degrable?
Excellent tips, I wish more student could read them. Too many young guys and girls fail to choose the right path. I mean there are no 'wrong' careers. However, some may pick something that doesn't suit them. To avoid misery, one should take time to consider...