In 2001, I produced a short video for the Yahoo sales conference.
http://vimeo.com/2844214At the time, our business was in decline and we all came to work with that "Deer In the headlines" look. It was tough. I never received more emails from coworkers. Layoffs were coming, our dotcom customers were imploding. It was just like 2009.
Don't kick Yahoo to the curb. That was an important point in time and many of the best minds in the Valley are ex-Yahoo's, kickin' it at modern success stories from Google to Facebook. Word.
Here's the video: Startup Stan by Timinem — pass it on.
Startup Stan by Timinem (the story of Yahoo 2001) from Tim Sanders on Vimeo.