The Video History of Amazon by Jeff Bezos

August 29, 2006   ·   1 min read

I have always admired Jeff Bezos as an entrepreneur because he actually did what he set out to … Continue reading “The Video History of Amazon by Jeff Bezos”

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Scoop is enjoyable light summer fare

August 29, 2006  ·  1 min read

After the masterful Match Point, I was intrigued to see what Woody Allen would do for his next … Continue reading “Scoop is enjoyable light summer fare”

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I am almost ashamed to admit it, but I liked My Super Ex Girlfriend

August 29, 2006  ·  1 min read

I suppose it’s all a question of expectations. I was overworked and needed a bit of respite so … Continue reading “I am almost ashamed to admit it, but I liked My Super Ex Girlfriend”

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Window to the future

August 28, 2006  ·  1 min read

People are notoriously bad at predicting the future further than a few years down the line. We think … Continue reading “Window to the future”

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Electrify your brain

August 27, 2006  ·  1 min read

It sounds crazy, but there is significant evidence that passing a weak current through your brain can significantly … Continue reading “Electrify your brain”

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Parkinson’s law is so true!

August 26, 2006  ·  1 min read

Parkinson’s Law states that “work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.” “Thus, an … Continue reading “Parkinson’s law is so true!”

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I’m back :)

August 26, 2006  ·  1 min read

I am not back to the U.S. yet – I probably won’t be back for another month as … Continue reading “I’m back :)”

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A more sophisticated take on nature vs. nurture

July 24, 2006  ·  1 min read

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/23/magazine/23wwln_idealab.html?pagewanted=all In a widely-discussed 2003 article, he found that, as anticipated, virtually all the variation in I.Q. scores … Continue reading “A more sophisticated take on nature vs. nurture”

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Yet Another Entrepreneurship Quote

July 19, 2006  ·  1 min read

“An entrepreneur to me just means someone who thinks out of the box and they’re on a different … Continue reading “Yet Another Entrepreneurship Quote”

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Bad government policy, poverty and Kirchner’s folly!

July 13, 2006  ·  2 min read

According to an OECD report bad governance is the number 1 cause of poverty around the world – … Continue reading “Bad government policy, poverty and Kirchner’s folly!”

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It pays to be lucky – part 2

July 13, 2006  ·  1 min read

As I mentioned in a previous post, I had gotten lucky once as a company I had helped … Continue reading “It pays to be lucky – part 2”

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The Devil Wears Prada is delightful

July 3, 2006  ·  1 min read

The movie is a lot of fun, light hearted and entertaining – just as expected. Meryl Streep is … Continue reading “The Devil Wears Prada is delightful”

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The meaning of life by Anna Quindlen

June 30, 2006  ·  1 min read

I just came across this amazing commencement speech to the graduating class of Villanova in June 2000 by … Continue reading “The meaning of life by Anna Quindlen”

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The world needs Superman!

June 28, 2006  ·  1 min read

In this post-modern globalized world where everything seems to be in shades of grey, it’s easy to wonder … Continue reading “The world needs Superman!”

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Narcissistic Leaders: The Incredible Pros, The Inevitable Cons

June 27, 2006  ·  1 min read

I thought many of you would enjoy the irony of my posting this 🙂 Freud has been proven … Continue reading “Narcissistic Leaders: The Incredible Pros, The Inevitable Cons”

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And then there were 8 business selection criteria!

June 23, 2006  ·  1 min read

A few months ago I wrote about my 9 business selection criteria for evaluating business ideas. After some … Continue reading “And then there were 8 business selection criteria!”

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