When Jeff Bezos announced to his boss that he would quit his job to start an online book store, his boss advised him to think about it for 48 hours. The important thing to know is that Jeff Bezos was working as a vice president for the famous firm D.E. Shaw. D.E. Shaw hired only … Continue reading How to think BIG – the Jeff Bezos’ way
Warren Buffett released his annual letter to shareholders today Saturday 2/24/2018. Though Warren Buffett has not published a book, his annual letters contain much of his wisdom in investment success and life-changing principles. Since his early years into investment, Warren Buffett has been sharing his own success freely. The following contains excepts from his letter: … Continue reading How to invest – Warren Buffett’s 2017 annual letter to shareholders
One of the most dreadful sentences at work: “We need to talk.” A manager comes to his engineer’s desk and says in hurry: “We need to talk.” Engineer in fearful voice and distressed look: “Now?” Manager: “Tomorrow as I have to run.” The manager leaves and the engineer is in complete puzzle. He’s now wondering … Continue reading Four frightening words every manager must avoid
According to Dr. Google, an expert is a person who has a comprehensive and authoritative knowledge of or skill in a particular area. The expert acts with confidence and says things with certainty. How many experts have you met in your life? You might answer that you have not met one yet or you have only … Continue reading How to improve your life instantly
Preparing for my mastermind group on Intentional Living by Dr. John C. Maxwell inspired me to write my own journey of significance. I am on chapter 3, which says that we can dream big but be willing to start small. In April 2015, I took my courage to start the first mastermind group on 21 … Continue reading My dream big – start small journey
IS LEADERSHIP A SKILL OR TALENT? In other words, are leaders born? The obvious answer is YES. Every leader was born. How else would they come to life? However, when someone asks this question, usually they want to know if leadership is talent or skill. If something is important but innate, it’s talent. If something … Continue reading ARE YOU A BORN LEADER?
The key to be successful in the corporate world: leadership. Steve got out of college and got a job at ASoft Inc. as an engineer. In less than 2 years, Steve got promoted to be a manager due to his accomplishments. In other words, Steve was put into a leadership position. He had no experience leading … Continue reading The key to be successful in the corporate world
The Deloitte’s "Global Human Capital Trends 2016" report (page 27-33) show an overwhelming conclusion: "The leadership challenge is urgent and growing in importance." "89 percent of companies see leadership as an important or very important issue (up from 87 percent in 2015)" "57 percent cite leadership as very important (up from 50 percent)" "28 percent of respondents reported weak … Continue reading Overwhelmed leadership awakened
He was definitely well-trained under Graham. He was quite young when he started his partnership but was very disciplined already. Buffett talked about buying a security with a huge margin of safety and would like the stock to go down so that he could buy more of it for less. He was certainly confident with … Continue reading My thought on Buffett’s partnership letters
11:09pm 8/24/2016 My dear clients, It was 7:30pm and I was having some fries with my son at McDonald. McDonald's food was good as always. If you know me, I'd rather have McDonald than a fancy sushi meal. A powerful thought came to my mind. Does McDonald's CEO (currently Steve Easterbrook) eat McDonald's food? Their service … Continue reading Eat your own cooking or soon no one will
This is a timeless jewel of information that is worth studying. I came across this when studying Bob Proctor's material. The piece is written by an unknown author. 1. You will receive a body. You may like it or hate it, but it's the only thing you are sure to keep for the rest of … Continue reading How to be a human
While reading an excellent book Scaling Excellence by Robert I. Sutton, I learned of novoed.com, which is an online platform that aims to scale the traditional classroom. A class at universities with hundreds of students can be a nightmare for teachers when it comes to evaluating students through exams. Novoed scaled the entire process by … Continue reading Leading by delegating?