Tag: hubris

The Heart of the Newspaper Problem

There is a level of fixed cost to newspaper publishing below which the business cannot be sustained

Success Can Be Fatal

Any business leader worried about the future must build a culture that welcomes it For newspapers, the Internet offered one […]

Taking on the Oracle of Omaha – or have I lost my mind?

Berkshire Hathaway owns railcars as well as newspapers. Is their decline faster than he thought it would be?

Hubris Is Blinding

A simple rule of basic management: Under-estimate your own market position and over-estimate the competition Newspaper companies don’t have an […]

It’s What I Do

In any business, operating performance is a function of organizational culture. QED. We’ve all got stories about crazed managers and […]

A pox on the editor-priests

The future is never a straight line projection of the past Strange to say, newspapers suffered from years of recurrent […]