- Are you Chasing a Mirage?
- Failing Gracefully
- Want to Learn to be a Leader? Just Be One.
- I hate firing people
- My Money or My Time. (Just not Both).
- Did Netflix screw up? I don’t think so.
- But don’t just take My advice
- It Isn’t Bullshit if you Believe it Yourself.
- Be Careful What You Wish For
- Why Entrepreneurs make Bad Angel investors
Author Archives: Marc Randolph
Considering how easy it has become to start a company – and the legions of young entrepreneurs keen on doing so – I guess it shouldn’t surprise me that I get pitched so many identical ideas. One perennial source is … Continue reading
Sometimes, despite our best effort, things just don’t work out. Or to put it a different way, shit happens. Since the first of the year, two of the companies I’ve been involved with have decided to wrap things up. In … Continue reading
Every fall, I spend a week in Lander, Wyoming. At one level, I go there for a board meeting. But at another level, I go there to give back. Because it was there in Wyoming that I learned almost everything … Continue reading
Mitt Romney’s remark that he “likes to fire people” will certainly end up being one of the best-remembered gaffe’s of a gotcha-laden primary season. Although the remark was taken out of context it certainly reinforced the perception that CEOs are … Continue reading
Although I stopped being a full-time entrepreneur years ago, I still have plenty of great ideas for new businesses. I just no longer have the appetite to start one. Starting a company requires a marriage-like commitment – for better or … Continue reading
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings announced last week that the company would be splitting off their DVD rental service into a new business to be called Qwikster. Last time I checked their blog post on the subject, there were 27,183 comments. Approximately … Continue reading