15 must-have skills to land a job - Be aware of the skills most employers are looking for regardless of the position you are seeking. Those include: Being punctual. Arrive on-time, preferably early, and stay till the quitting time, better live late. Being dependable. Having a good attitude. Having drive, energy, and enthusiasm. Wanting more than a paycheck. Being self-disciplined, well-organized, highly motivated,…
Brilliant response to those who say “stay-at-home moms and housewives don’t work “ - I saw a post from a friend on Facebook saying that a post from a tattoo artist Ryshell Castleberry has been shared more than 400,000 times. Ryshell shared an imaginative conversation between a husband and a psychologist. The more the husband responded to the psychologist, the more he revealed how much work his say-at-home wife does.…
How to become the best and most successful investor by the billionaire value investor Charlie Munger - Charlie Munger and Li Lu interviewing with Weekly in Stock August 2018 Charlie Munger is 95 year old. Long-term value investing instead of gambling Philosophy: Find a good investment and stay with it for a long time. The saying in Chinese: it takes 10 years to sharpen one’s sword. If you invest the way people…
Going against the odds - I met an engineer at Symantec in 2011. She was an older woman. After talking to her, she shared that she was working on her third Phd. Not her first, but her third…. I was impressed but secretly in my mind I had two thoughts: it was possible and it was impossible. The thought was…
A way to keep yourself up: billionaires who came from nothing - Everyone must start from somewhere, more often than not from nothing. Alan Gerry kickstarted a TV network that went on to become Cablevision. Net worth: $1.4 billion The son of Russian immigrants, Alan Gerry dropped out of high school in order to pursue a career in the Marines. In 1956, Gerry made the decision to…
The summary of the Airbnb story and how the unicorn was built, the invaluable lessons from the founders - “If you launch and no one notices, you can keep launching. We kept launching, and people kept writing about it. We thought we’d just keep launching until we got customers.” – Chesky Two lessons Airbnb founders learned from Paul Graham early on: It’s better to have 100 users who love you than 1 million users…
10 traits of megasuccessful entrepreneurs - I wanted to look for a list of commonalities among CEOs and founders of unicorns, which are startups that surpass billion dollar valuation. Ray Dalio, the billionaire founder of BridgeWater which manages $160 billion in 2017, wrote in his best-selling book “The Principle” about his research for commonalities among successful entrepreneurs whose companies and products…
Startup story: Cindy Mi and the $3 billion tech startup - VIPKid is an online learning platform to match North American teachers  with Chinese students in China. Teachers are mainly sourced from America and Canada. Cindy Mi saw the gap between the number of students in China wanting to learn English from native speakers and the number of native speakers in China. She started VIPKid in…
When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. - From one point of view, you would judge this man. From another point of view, you would love this man. When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.   When facing a situation, ask yourself: what if? What if this is not what the way it appears to…
How to be a millionaire – the Arnold Schwarzenegger way - Arnold Schwarzenegger was born in Austria. He got into bodybuilding when he was 15. Using bodybuilding as a career and passion, he made a huge success, popularized bodybuilding, and got into acting with many box office movies. He was elected to become the Governor of California in 2003. Even when Arnold did not have enough…

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