Like most things, there were a number of missteps that eventually took the company down. But, I think it’s also worth noting that it is also possible that that particular type of industry doesn’t really work for the on-demand economy:
The deeper you bury it the hotter it gets.
A korean joke that’s gotten a bit more press recently since Ben Horowitz shared that as a metaphor for leadership and CEOs who can, at times, avoid significant problems much to their own downfall (and their organizations).
This is pretty neat.
Stress is very, very real. It can disintegrate everything that you are and everything that you’re doing. And although everyone of us have experience stress in bits and bites there are many of us who experience it clinically.