Remember just a decade ago when the term "inner city" basically meant "dead city," conjuring up images of destruction, dereliction and despair? Today, inner cities are "in" — innovative, hip hotbeds of convenient culture, commerce and connection.
People are pouring into startups at a breakneck pace, and along with the boom comes an inevitable rash of busts. For all the glorified talk about "failing fast," when failure happens to you, it’s going to hurt.
The Wu Understood The Absolute Necessities for Growth During my first year in college a strange hip hop group burst onto the scene wielding flying guillotines, rhyming about Shaolin monks, and generally dominating the airwaves.
Imagine sometime in the foreseeable future, a Fortune 500 CEO gets up in front of the graduating class from her alma mater to give the greatest and shortest commencement speech of all time: "Put my company out of business.