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Competition, Not Support, Gets You To The Gym

Competition beats friendly support for motivating people to exercise, new research shows. In fact, giving people in the study friendly support on social media made them less likely to go to the gym than simply leaving them alone. Competition “Most […]

How Big Should An Employee Option Pool Be?

How Big Should An Employee Option Pool Be?

How big should an employee option pool be for a startup? How does this change over the course of a startup’s life? These are two very common and critical questions faced by founders, VCs and startup employees. And while there’s […]

Blackstone Strikes $6.1B Pledge With TeamHealth

Blackstone Strikes $6.1B Pledge With TeamHealth

Blackstone has agreed to buy TeamHealth (NYSE: TMH), a provider of physician outsourcing services, in a deal valued at about $6.1 billion—coming almost exactly a year after TeamHealth spurned a $5.3 billion takeover from AmSurg (NASDAQ: AMSG). The purchase price […]