How much does a city-wide Internet outage cost, in terms of lost productivity, lost ad revenue from not being able to watch YouTube videos, etc.? That’s hugely hard to quantify, but I can tell you what a day without Internet cost me.
Recycling plants won’t recycle plastic—or paper, or anything else—if they can’t make a profit.
Oprah Winfrey has made history more than once in her career as a talk show host, media producer, teacher, and philanthropist—and now she is auctioning off a collection of her possessions so that you too can own a bit of Oprah History.
I’m not the only person who uses Google as a way of imagining and experimenting with financial aspirations. Pacific Standard recently reported on a new study suggesting that the less financially secure we feel, the more time we spend online looking at luxury items.
You can do a lot more with $100,000 in cash and some debt than you can with no cash and no debt.
My one thing is to empty my compost bin into the apartment’s bigger compost bin and wash my compost bin out so I can start refilling it. Composting is the law, I guess, in Seattle? Something like that. All I know is that washing out the compost bin is gross and I put it off for as long as possible.
How hard could it be to send out custom email campaigns designed to attract prospects with the same initials or names as your cause? These prospects are, after all, psychologically predisposed to give you money.
A recent article in the Harvard Business Review suggests that we place too much value in the idea that mentoring is a panacea — especially for women