Seeing reality as it is: Why having an internal locus of control is important

November 20, 2008 | Comments Off on Seeing reality as it is: Why having an internal locus of control is important

One thing I find unbelievable is how far people will go to blind themselves and their children to the reality. As the old saying goes, the road to hell is paved with good intentions, by avoiding the tough questions in life, we cannot see problems and opportunities as they are. To live an authentic and […]

Article Summary: “Constructing the first customer reference to support the growth of a start-up software technology company” by Ruokolainen Jari

November 18, 2008 | Comments Off on Article Summary: “Constructing the first customer reference to support the growth of a start-up software technology company” by Ruokolainen Jari

This is a summary I have written for Ruokolainen Jari’s article “Constructing the first customer reference to support the growth of a start-up software technology company”, originally as part of my Harvard Innovation and Business Transformation class assignment. Customer references can help a new business build credibility, trustworthiness and reputation, especially for new companies and […]

Book Summary: “Blue Ocean Strategy” by Renee Mauborgne

November 14, 2008 | Comments Off on Book Summary: “Blue Ocean Strategy” by Renee Mauborgne

Blue Ocean Strategy is a groundbreaking book on opening up uncontested markets. This is a book summary I have written originally as part of the assignment for my Harvard innovation and entrepreneurship class. Blue ocean strategy is a value innovation strategic move that opens up new uncontested market, creates new demand, makes the competition irrelevant […]

Article Summary: “Discipline of Innovation” by Drucker

November 7, 2008 | Comments Off on Article Summary: “Discipline of Innovation” by Drucker

This is a summary I have written for Drucker’s article “Discipline of Innovation”, originally as part of my Harvard Business Transformation class assignment. Leaders need to ensure that the scarce resources such as money and people are the put where they do the most good. Undiagnosed problems may hinder performance and it is the leader’s […]

Al Gore at Harvard

November 2, 2008 | Comments Off on Al Gore at Harvard

We had the pleasure of meeting Al Gore, former vice president of the United States as he visited Harvard’s “Green is the New Crimson” to promote awareness of global warming and sustainable energy. Al Gore was a graduate from Harvard College, his college transcript was riddled with C’s, according to Boston Globe. Eventually, he took […]