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Corona Virus: To die or not to die

Thursday, June 25th, 2020

City people generally do not think about death or remember much about it. They only remember death for a short time on the rare occasion when an acquaintance or neighbor dies, but people quickly forget during their daily lives. Only those who lost their loved ones have a little grasp of their mortality. The coronavirus […]

Birthday and Gratitude

Monday, July 15th, 2019

I recently celebrated another birthday. This one’s a little more special. I revised my life. Often from the daily hustle and bustle, we only live by thinking of current the period, recent times or near future. This short-term determines our happiness and unhappiness. I have been thinking about what has happened since my birth on […]

Silicon Valley-A perfect class material to discuss high tech Startups

Monday, September 18th, 2017

Silicon Valley is an American comedy television series created by Mike Judge, John Altschuler and Dave Krinsky. The series focuses on five young men who founded a startup company in Silicon Valley. This comedy illustrates the startup world much better than some graduate courses on venture capital. Each episode of Silicon Valley could be used […]

Lessons from Star Wars VII: The Power Awakens

Monday, October 10th, 2016

The Star Wars Saga has been a rich source of inspiration to extract life lessons. J.J. Abrams’ The Power Awakens also contains some unique life lessons. The first lesson: The life is a constant struggle, so be prepared for the next challenge. The stage of success is temporary and the forerunner of a new challenge. […]

Shall We Dance / Masayuki Suo

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Masayuki Suo’s film-Shall We Dance shows the importance of breaking the routines in business and life. The main character in the film-Sugiyama is an ordinary accountant who has a routine and boring life. Every day he goes to work from the same path by using the same train, same bike, and at the same time. […]

The Little Red Riding Hood / Charles Perrault

Monday, October 10th, 2016

The Little Red Riding Hood is an interesting material to have some inspiration on various of aspects of management. The wolf is the protagonist of the story and wolf resembles of an effective manager. First, he has a clear vision: “Eat as much as you can and survive.” He is excellent at intelligence management. While […]

Death of a Salesman / Arthur Miller

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Death of a Salesman is an inspirational work that makes us think in several different ways; my personal preference is thinking about confronting reality and making adjustments. The members of the Loman family in the play, don’t accept the reality, and their life is like a fake film stage. What we see, hear, or read […]

Julius Caesar / Shakespeare

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar gives important clues about forecasting the future. Most of the classical works have a figure of soothsayer, and there are different signs that imply that the prophecy might be true. In Shakespeare’s play, in the first act a soothsayer warns Caesar about “the Ides of March”, and later Julius Caesar’s wife Calpurnia […]

Antigone / Sophocles

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Sophocles’ Antigone is a quite interesting example of leadership. In books about leadership, the acts of leadership are generally described from the point of view of an assigned leader like a CEO, a general manager or a departmental manager. But in real life usually, leadership starts with a rebellion of a person who is not […]

Things Fall Apart / Chinua Achebe

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Things Fall Apart is a novel that makes us think about the change and adaptive difficulties that comes with it. The protagonist of the novel Okonkwo passes two different change phases. The first phase of change in Okonkwo’s life is his exile in his wife’s village for seven years.