Monthly Archives: November 2006

Guardian Lions

Everywhere you go, a pair of lions guards the entrance of a respectable establishment, be it a temple, restaurant, government agency, bank, or simply a residential house. The most common material is stone. Some of them are made with iron … Continue reading

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First snow

Last winter, the first snow fell on January 12th. This one, today. They say it is going to be a warn winter. I like snow.

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The Diamond Cutter

The Diamond Cutter: The Buddha on Strategies for Managing Your Business and Your Life Geshe Michael Roach ISBN: 0385497911 Pub. Date: Reprint edition (July 15, 2003) Publisher: Doubleday “grok.” Jargon File 4.2.0. 18 Nov. 2006. /grok/, var. /grohk/ vt. … Continue reading

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Be Selfish

Be Selfish Ootober 31st, 2006 Managers deliver business results. All other things support this singlton goal, nothing else matters. First, you must understand what business results are. Young, and often junior, managers do not get this. They focus on secondary … Continue reading

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In China's Shadow

In China's Shadow: The Crisis of American Entrepreneurship Reed Hundt ISBN: 0300108524 Pub. Date: October 16, 2006 Publisher: Yale University Press Reed Hundt was Chairman of FCC during the Clinton administration. This book has a good thesis. It is well … Continue reading

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Stuck in Africa

My usual route to work was jammed solid this morning. The alternative was too. The 3rd option across town managed to miss my lst meeting only by 15 minutes. Whew! This is not the normal Beijing traffic. Red balloon lanterns … Continue reading

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