Successful entrepreneurs have many things in common. They work hard, are born leaders and can smell a bad investment from a mile away. Do you have what it takes?
What went wrong? The problems that hosed Yahoo go back a long time, practically to the beginning of the company. They were already very visible when I got there in 1998. Yahoo had two problems Google didn’t: easy money, and ambivalence about being a technology company.
The mission of TED Technology Education Design is to promote “ideas worth spreading.” And as such, there is plenty of material that entrepreneurs – folks definitely interested in spreading their ideas – can find inspiring in the recordings available on TEDs website.