The idea that companies exist solely to produce shareholder value can be traced to a 1970 editorial by Milton Friedman. Writing in Forbes, Steve Denning calls this The World's Dumbest Idea, and gives pretty comprehensive evidence to support that notion: "As often happens with bad ideas that make some people a lot of money, shareholder value caught on and became the conventional wisdom."
Some brands permeate the public consciousness so effectively that people begin to call the product by the brand name. Try to remember the last time you asked for gelatin instead of Jello? In the realm of video games, Nintendo used to be that brand. I vividly remember my mom demanding I turn off my Nintendo… READ THE REST
As a child of New York City, I've always been an elitist when it comes to pizza. Despite never being a fan of the quality of their cuisine, going to Pizza Hut was an event in my childhood. Similar to McDonald's, Chuck E. Cheese, and Blockbuster, simply uttering the words Pizza Hut was enough to… READ THE REST
We're adrift in the sea of corporate synergy, and I don't think we'll see the shore ever again. Take being a fan of Marvel, for example. Let's say you want to watch the upcoming Dr. Strange movie. Well, you have to watch Spider-Man: No Way Home first. Once you manage that, you have to block out time… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Working out is one of the best ways to regulate your mood and keep your body healthy. However, especially as you up the intensity of your workout, you'll notice that your… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. If you're an adventurous type and constantly find yourself in the middle of nature, then you're no stranger to the trials of packing gear for your excursions. The hardest part can be… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. With the ongoing pandemic, working from home and at home workouts have become the new norm in our lives. What better way to unwind and escape everyday stress than with access… READ THE REST