"It's been interesting talking about what's new with Bump 3.0 because the list of things that we're removing is longer than the list of things that we're adding," says Bump CEO David Lieb. "It's not a normal progression." There's a lesson in here for all of us.
Recently Netflix's Reed Hastings and RIM's Mike Lazaridis have had to do something unusual for big-name CEOs--apologize to customers for major letdowns. We judged the mea culpas of the two business leaders, to guess which one has a better chance at winning back their customers' love.
On Friday, Dish Network and Blockbuster held an event called "A Stream Come True," where many assumed the two companies would finally reveal what they've been working on since the acquisition five months ago. How would Dish revive Blockbuster, a badly bruised brand, to compete in such a crowded and competitive space?
When Netflix announced that they were separating their mail and streaming services into two different companies, there was a lot of effort put into focusing attention on the mistakes they made recently rather than the future of the companies. While it makes for great sound bytes and headlines, was it done in a way to hide their true intentions?