Note that the company still had a market cap of $5B at the time of this writing.
ten things tagged “value”
- Personal Exceptionalism
“I am special.”
- Dichotomous Thinking
“X is sh*t. Y is genius.”
- Correct Overgeneralization
“I see two dots and draw the right line.”
- Blank-Canvas Thinking
“Painting by numbers isn’t art. And I want to make art.”
“I am a creative destruction machine.”
TL;DR be a ruthless, inflexible, self-absorbed dick so you can identify, refine, and deliver Value™.
See also: “Where profits come from”
“Come back or get fired. We didn’t build this giant spaceship for nothing. And how’s our overpaid middle-management supposed to micro-manage you?”
One of the most disheartening charts I’ve seen about the current hyperpartisan political climate. We fear each other so much more.
I suppose all’s fine and dandy if you’re in news or social media and are spiritually obligated to deliver Value™ to stakeholders via those almighty engagement metrics that do nothing more than sow rancor among people who have a lot more in common than they’re led to believe. All Facebook does is hold a mirror up to society. All the news media does is report. Ethics and responsibility are for the Value™-illiterate. The only thing that matters, as the society and country you and your children live in devours itself, is making gobs of cash.
Value™ must be delivered to stakeholders at any and all cost 🏏
Because the only thing that matters is delivering Value to shareholders. (cached)
Incidentally, and to the “huh” of many Value-illiterate people, defending totalitarian governments is exactly how one gives “people the power to build community and bring the world closer together.”
Pictures taken 100 years apart. The image at the bottom is 18 years old.
I’m sure we can solve this with privatization, deregulation, lowering taxes on the rich, and letting an unfettered Free Market “figure it out” ♥️