Don't Believe The Hype

by Volker Weber

There is always the temptation to make statements that feed sensationalism, or make executive decisions that chase hype and trends. I have found telling it like it is the best thing to do, even if it hurts in the short-run, because it builds a foundation of trust over the long-term. And that is the time frame I operate in.

A lesson from John Chen. Who might be the most down-to-earth CEO there is. Read the whole (short) article.

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i like him very much. Very sympathic guy!

Ralph Hammann, 2014-12-10

... and isn't it a bit concerning that it even needs saying?

Nick Daisley, 2014-12-10

Very refreshing. Not sure how things will play out for BlackBerry but it seems that under his guidance they have been making the best of the sour lemons they have been handed.

Jan Tietze, 2014-12-11

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I explain difficult concepts in simple ways. For free, and for money. Clue procurement and bullshit detection.


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