Category Archives: Developing a Business Mindset

Gamification: Why Playing Games Could Be the Next Big Thing for Business

Gamification — the application of online game design techniques in non-game settings — has been quickly gaining the attention of leaders in business, education, policy and even terrorist communities. But gamification also has plenty of critics, and the debate over its future could become an epic battle in the same vein of many online game […]

Here’s What Life Is Like When You’re 22 and You’ve Sold a Company for $100 Million

MyYearbook is a social network Catherine and David Cook founded in high school to help them make friends. Geoff Cook, their older brother, joined as CEO and turned the startup into a full-fledged business. In July the Cooks' company was acquired by publicly traded Que Pasa for about $100 million in cash and stock — […]