Episode 36

No Ties and a Dog in the Office


August 23rd, 2013

1 hr 33 mins 6 secs

Season 1

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No Ties and a Dog in the Office

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  • Steve Ballmer to retire as Microsoft CEO | The Verge
    Microsoft has just announced that CEO Steve Ballmer will retire within the next 12 months. He will step down from his post as soon as the process of choosing his successor has been completed. Ballmer has written an open email to the Microsoft team explaining the decision and the strategy for "moving forward."
  • Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to retire within 12 months
    Microsoft Corp. today announced that Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer has decided to retire as CEO within the next 12 months, upon the completion of a process to choose his successor. In the meantime, Ballmer will continue as CEO and will lead Microsoft through the next steps of its transformation to a devices and services company that empowers people for the activities they value most.
  • Richard Branson | Virgin Atlantic
    Richard Branson started Virgin Atlantic in 1984, with one plane. His commitment to challenging the status quo and putting people first has shaped his life and businesses.
  • Unplanned Downtime
    While this has been the least pleasant four weeks of my life, it’s also been an incredible journey and helped put everything in perspective. I’ve truly never been more thankful. I look forward to the day where I can live pain free again, but in the meantime, I’m just itching to get back to work on all of the exciting stuff I’ve dreamed up the last few weeks.
  • Lesson Learned
    Sifter survived. Thrived even. It doesn’t need me to constantly obsess over it in order to succeed. Of course I need to improve Sifter, but I’m already doing that. When I’m not doing it, I don’t need to be worrying about it.

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