The Internet employs 1.2 million people directly to conduct advertising and commerce, build and maintain the infrastructure, and facilitate its use. Each Internet job supports approximately 1.54 additional jobs elsewhere in the economy, for a total of 3.05 million, or roughly 2 percent, of employed Americans. The dollar value of their wages is about $300 [...]
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During a recent lunch meeting with a startup in NJ, a Senior Manager shared with me the following seven pieces of wisdom from Pirkei Avot.(Supposed to be 2000 years old). The wise man does not speak before one who is greater than he in wisdom. He does not break in upon the speech of his [...]
Came across a good compilation of common sense tips for people management. Link Here. My only issue with the article is that they call it rules. Management can never be rule-based. It has to be customized to every context, person, team, culture, business objectives etc. In particular, I enjoyed reminding myself of the following 10 [...]
We are currently helping two exciting companies in New York build high performing product teams. One company is fairly old and profitable. Let us call it X. The other is fairly recent and barely profitable. Let us call it Y. X has everyone they need to get the job done. We are helping X by [...]
Of all the American income groups, the happiest income group earn between $50,000 and $74,999 a year. Source: Harris Poll and Harvard Stat.
About 15% of the 25 million U.S. smart-phone users access social-networking Web sites “almost every day,” compared with about 3.6% of users of more basic “feature phones,” according to comScore M:Metrics Inc. via Networking Sites Extend Reach – WSJ.com.
Internet Ad Spend Now 17% of total Ad Spend.
The average middle-class family will spend $184,000 to raise a baby from birth to age 17. Sixty percent of American parents feel considerable conflict between work and family, according to a survey by the Work and Family Institute. The number of vacation days that go unused by American workers each year is 574 million, according [...]
The Digital Future study found very large differences between the online hours of heavy users and light users. Light users spent an average of 2.8 hours per week online, compared to heavy users who average 42 hours a week online. Internet Non-Users: Reasons for Not Being Online? â€” The most common reason for not using [...]
mobile advertising market is expected to rise to $16.2 billion in 2011 up from $1.5 billion in 2006 Source: Yahoo