All posts tagged “failure

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The cost of failure

Kevin Rose is an internet entrepreneur. He has built a number of consumer products, including Digg in 2004. Previously he was a venture capitalist with Google Ventures, but now he’s doing that with True Ventures. He also hosts a podcast. This past weekend he posted… Read More

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What’s next for Walmart?

Today I was surprised to learn from Charlie Gardner’s blog that groceries now represent 56% of Walmart’s sales. This is a huge number that I frankly wouldn’t have expected.  Groceries have relatively low online penetration, which makes them great for brick-and-mortar retailers. I’ve written about… Read More

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Taking the bus

According to Salvador Dalí and Margaret Thatcher I’m a loser and a failure. I came across these quotes on Tumblr (via goingurban) this morning: “A man of forty who still rides the metro is a loser.” -Salvador Dalí “A man who, beyond the age of twenty-six,… Read More