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Dec
04
Rapid decisions on temptations

Rapid decisions on temptations

People have always had difficulty handling temptations. We all know that we're wired to seek out immediate gratifications. That extra
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Nov
28
Affirmations are Real

Affirmations are Real

As a kid, I came across many American films where the hero would look themselves in the mirror and repeat
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Nov
07
Innovate vs. Imitate

Innovate vs. Imitate

I'm an Australian born Chinese. Both my parents are immigrants and come from impoverished backgrounds. Growing up, my dad use
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Nov
01
The Incremental March

The Incremental March

In 1911-12 there was a legendary race to the South Pole between Brit Robert Scott and Norwegian Roald Amundsen. The
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Oct
24
First Mover "Advantage"

First Mover "Advantage"

For a hot decade, Silicon Valley had a few popular mantras like: Move fast and break things First-mover advantage Winner
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Oct
17
The Miscalculations of Raising Venture Capital

The Miscalculations of Raising Venture Capital

Venture capital has been booming for 15 years. Founders have been pitching VCs and begging for a loan for a
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Oct
16
Capturing Long Tails

Capturing Long Tails

Today I want to unpack an observation I’ve been working through. I call it, capturing long-tails. It’s a
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Oct
09
National Dreams & Opportunities

National Dreams & Opportunities

Stopping a bank robbery. He tackled a would-be-robber at risk of personal harm and foiled the attempt. This was the
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Oct
09
A New Kind of 'MBA'

A New Kind of 'MBA'

MBA typically refers to a business degree. But there’s a growing new usage of the acronym: Managed by Algorithms
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Oct
09
'China vs America' really?

'China vs America' really?

🇨🇳 “China vs America” 🇺🇸 - is it REALLY? Many media outlets, govt officials and commentators have pitted the two nations in
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