All media interviews are potential pitfalls, even the low hanging fruit. Do your client's a favor, and rather than bask in the glow of gaining an interview, investigate that interview.
Last week, David Karp, the founder of Tumblr, sold his company to Yahoo. As much as I was in awe of this 26-year-old man's accomplishment, I could not help but wonder about his mother. Who was the woman that raised her son and encouraged him to drop out of high school and enter the workforce?
Professor of Child Development David Henry Feldman and 9-year-old college student Tanishq Abraham join Mike to explore the idea of child prodigies taking a different route when it comes to education.
Whenever a spunky, growing startup gets sold to an established player, the cry goes out. Users won't like it. The culture will be ruined. The startup will be subsumed by its parent. Sometimes it's true, but in the case of the Yahoo and Tumblr, I think everyone wins.