Magic of Powerpoint

NY Times July 30, 1987: Microsoft buys Forethought, maker of PowerPoint, for $14M in cash Today: PowerPoint has 500M usersMicrosoft Office is $30B+ revenue per year$14M of Microsoft stock from July 1987 would be worth ~$10B today This is a good example of the "moat" Warren Buffett always talks about. In a way Bill Gates... Continue Reading →

Remembering Lee Iacocca

I just woke up to the news that iconic business leader Lee Iacocca, who led Ford and Chrysler in 70's and 80's passed away at age 94. I really liked Lee and followed him a lot though he had retired from public/business life long ago. His autobiography was one of the first Business biographies I... Continue Reading →

Henry Ford On Advertising

I have written multiple blog posts on Henry Ford which you can check here. I feel that his book/biography "My Life and Work" must be included as essential reading for any Management course. Couple of his other books are also excellent (including the one on his relationship with Thomas Edison, titled "Edison As I Knew... Continue Reading →

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