Milton Friedman and our world now

Recently I have stumbled upon some YouTube videos on Milton Friedman, a famous American economist who received a Nobel prize on economics. Generally, I don’t put too much weight on Nobel prizes because I believe it’s a highly convoluted system with a lot of inside dealings (especially peace prizes). But Professor Friedman is truly different.…

新創大趨勢

新創熱潮從大概十年前在亞洲各地開始發展,到今天已經有很大的改變。到底未來會怎樣?從世界上最大的accelerators/單位來看看,應該會給我們不錯的啟示。

細節決定一切

要了解一個人,看他在大事情上的處理是不適合的。因為大事情本來有關聯性的事情太多,反而看一個人在小事情怎麼處理(特別是沒人注意的時候),是可以看到那個人蠻多的個性。 舉一個例子。

Collaboration?

Recently there has been quite a lot of discussion on collaboration at the office. And it seems some colleagues have been struggling to get a good grasp of the concept. So here is my attempt to break it down in the business context.

時代革命

發生了好幾個月的“反送中”活動,到了今天,已經從一開始的反送中條例,到五大訴求(雖然應該蠻多人說不出是什麼),再到時代革命,甚至乎有一些人把它跟最敏感的港獨議題拉在一起。 我也有我的想法,可是我覺得想法是不值錢,不重要的。重要是到底自己的想法有沒有演變,有沒有進步,不然這個想法也只是一種自我安慰,自我陶醉的行為。 要有進步,也不是天天自己去想就有,而是需要有適當的腦袋衝擊。 最近終於有了。

Startup competition (again)

This could be just a confirmation bias. Most startup folks around me know I am not a big fan of startup competitions and I have previously posted on similar topics. However, after acting as a ‘judge’ for another startup competition today, I can’t help but continue to reinforce this belief/illusion. Perhaps the reason why I…