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Netflix is known for its cutthroat culture and willingness to pay top dollar for superstar talent. The approach -- first outlined in a famous 2009 slide deck -- is about managing people in creative industries (eg. media, tech) while scaling fast. These 7 slides explain it 🧵 t.co/wKaNWMnTa1

about 1 year ago

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Netflix now costs $15.49 a month. Based on a rigorous scenario analysis, NFLX would become the world’s 7th company worth $1T+ if it increased monthly subs to $69: t.co/WRzqGrK97z

about 1 year ago

A lot of people on Twitter ask “Why is LinkedIn so cringe?” The answer is in the platform’s business model and what its algorithm incentivizes. I wrote about it here: t.co/aX2fh5s6IJ

about 1 year ago

In 2004, Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos met for a meal to discuss space. It was one of their few in-person interactions. That conversation perfectly captures the different approaches they've taken to space (and why SpaceX has pulled ahead of Blue Origin). Here's the story 🧵 t.co/g1XtoheHeY

over 1 year ago

Makes me feel a whole lot better about my unused Audible credits t.co/rR4m16Kp7C

over 1 year ago

Apple’s first CEO was named — you can’t make this up — Michael Scott. When Apple went public in 1980, he owned 5.6% of the company ... compared to Steve Jobs (15.0%) and Steve Wozniak (7.9%) t.co/qbNkU53Wrl

over 1 year ago

over 1 year ago

In less than 2 years, Disney+ notched 104m subscribers and is prob worth $100B+ as a standalone entity. How did Disney build a Netflix competitor so fast? By acquiring a tech firm spun out from MLB (yes, Major League Baseball) for $2.6B. Here's the story 🧵 t.co/msgF1FRgSL

over 1 year ago

Bjorn Kuipers refereed the Italy-England final. He is the world’s “richest referee”, worth ~$15m from his ownership of a Dutch grocery chain. It’s called Jumbo Supermarket and sponsored F1 superstar Max Verstappen! Legendary. t.co/SF6bD0s9hn

over 1 year ago

China has roving KFC vending machines. I repeat, China has roving KFC vending machines. t.co/LwBKkmagBi

over 1 year ago

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