Author Archive for Andrew Stepner

“Jamie Dimon on the Line”

Long [but good] Vanity Fair profile of Jamie Dimon, one of my favorite CEO’s and speakers: Warren Buffett…, says that when Berkshire Hathaway bought the railroad Bur­lington Northern for $26 billion, in the fall of 2009, he called up Dimon…

Facebook Revenue Explodes

“From $0 To $1 Billion In Two Quarters – Facebook’s Mobile Ad Business Is Suddenly Huge” 75% of $4 million is $3 million. $3 million per day over 365 days is…$1.1 billion. Good explanation for part of the reason why…

Top 5 Middle Names

Top 5 middle names to name your kids. I will use the mysterious pseudonym “Drew” on the off chance that it reduces the google search results correlation between my actual name and this post. Enjoy: 5) Drew “and/or” Stepner Bob:…

You’re Broke, Tax Like It

[This article (by me) is reprinted from The Fuqua Times. It is intended for Second Year (SY) business school students.] Face it, as an SY, you’re broke. You’re massively in debt. You barely earned five figures this summer. You ain’t…

Ten Terrible Business Ideas

In case the finding a job thing didn’t work out for you this summer, here are some terrible business ideas… www.Things-Ebay-Won’t-Let-You-Auction-Off-But-We-Will.com Sort of like being able to waltz onto an airplane with a bagful of liquids and a vodka laced…

Top 10 Email Signatures

These tend to work best on your Work email: 10) Thanks in advance for not screwing this up, Andrew 9) Tepid Wishes, Andrew 8) Highest Available Regards, Andrew 7) You don’t have to thank me, Andrew 6) 97% Lie Free,…