Short—term thinking won't keep your company alive next year.
Although we had met or exceeded our numbers every quarter, it was nothing but a hollow victory.
"I need $20 million from you." This was one of the more curious demands I have ever heard in the course of my professional life. It occurred many years ago while I was working for AOL—Time Warner, a company that no longer exists. Indeed, at the time, we were the media entity almost everyone was talking about. We wer