Monthly Archives: December 2010


October 2009, I left Juniper Networks and joined Huawei. I expected some adjustments and thought I was older, wiser and mellower then. I was right only for one of the three. I learned a lot about Huawei and visited Shenzhen … Continue reading

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Crichton strikes again

Several years ago, I met someone who read every word Crichton has written. I was taken aback by such a devoted fan. Michael Crichton is one of my favorite authors, but every words? Really? When I check against the list, … Continue reading

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Lost and Found

This is a common tale but true. There was a brief moment of panic and disbelief when I found no wallet in the familiar back pocket. (Most men habitually check their pockets. They pat for the keys, cell phone, wallet, … Continue reading

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Disney’s Magic

Few can tell Rapunzel’s story from memory. That is before this instant Disney classic. Now millions of kids around the world will, the Disney version of course, just like Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, Snow White, Little Mermaid, and other … Continue reading

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Middle Management

NPR’s Marketplace recently aired an interview with Stanford University’s Professor Nicholas Bloom on the topic of middle management. It was ridiculously hilarious to me, a professional manager for the past many years, that someone even thought of studying this topic. … Continue reading

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Harry Potter #7.1

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson Like a distant relative, we see those kids once every 18 months or so and were surprised that how much they have changed. Hermione (Emma Watson) blossomed into … Continue reading

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