Call me crazy, but in most businesses, if you sold 400 million units, you'd be doing pretty well.
That would be too bad. I really like Spotify.
But I expect that if it did go away, there'd quickly be excellent replacements.
They're not easy, and they're not exactly the same as they used to be, but there are still ways, even with very cheap downloads.
File this under hashtag First World Problems.
The American Dream is alive and well for at least some people.
In 1984, I immigrated to Los Angeles from Honduras. Next month, I will pay off my home in Santa Clarita.
The American Dream is not dead.
My first job upon arrival was working at the salad bar at Carl’s Jr. I spoke no English and earned $3.35 an hour. Little did I know at the time, I’d spend the next 28 years of my life with that company, moving through the ranks of crew person, assistant manager, general manager, district manager and finally director of operations for the Los Angeles market. I finally left to take a senior management position at Blaze Pizza in 2014.
Guess what one of them is. Go ahead, guess.
It's was your humble blogger's profession.
I am certainly buying a fair share of prepared meals--that substitute for fast food and are better for you--at grocery stores.
Sounds like a fine idea.
After he and his family struggled to find a caregiver for his 93-year old grandfather who was previously living independently, Bruno decided to quit his job at Bain Ventures to start a company that would make it easier for families to locate and hire qualified caregivers.
Takeaway: be really careful who you let rent your house. Especially in California.