Experience is not the best teacher

In recent hirings, I talked with several managers about experiences of candidates. We wanted to look for candidates with experiences that we needed. We put that in job description. Many resumes we received had 15 […]


This is the question that many people asked me. In order to answer this question, I went back to the time I studied Musokai Karate with Shihan Arakaki. When I came to his dojo, I […]

Warren Buffett – Investing Tenets

Tenets of the Warren Buffett Way Business Tenets Is the business simple and understandable? Does the business have a consistent operating history? Does the business have favorable long-term prospects? Management Tenets Is management rational? (that […]

Charlie Munger – Wisdom on Investment

Model #1: Betting on newspapers in two-newspaper town Model #2:  Low priced item + global marketing advantage Model #3: The cancer surgery formula – GEICO : cut all cancer parts and leave only good parts Model […]

The science of getting rich

[The wisdom described below has worked for us. We use the same to run VinaDong Inc.]  The question one would ask is “how does Warren Buffett become so rich?” or “how did Arkad become the […]