Lessons from Hollywood (1)

Well, how should I start? The influence of Hollywood is gone far beyond entertainment and fashion regardless of whether you are a fan or not. I think there are some valuable lessons that we can learn from Hollywood and its “inhabitants”. First of all, hard work is essential besides good luck. Acting is not the […]

When delay strikes, …

I have been traveling quite a bit for work lately and transportation delays have become part of my life. Here is my advice on how to deal with it. 1) Keep calm and carry on 2) Acknowledge it is beyond your control 3) No need to find someone to blame 4) Seek alternatives if possible […]

Consensus vs. Mediocrity

I had an interesting discussion with a friend a few weeks ago on the subject of consensus. One insight came out of the discussion is the relationship between consensus and mediocrity. As the group of participants gets bigger and everyone tries to reach a consensus, then the result will be mediocre. I am not a […]