Every Day is Labor Day

In his podcast, Akimbo, Seth Godin teaches us how to adopt a posture of possibility, change the culture, and choose to make a difference. Here are my takeaways from the episode. Capitalism is probably the most efficient culture-bending device ever created. By practicing capitalism, we enable a forward ratchet. If there is a demand for […]

Web Scraping of Registry of Open Data on AWS

SUMMARY: The purpose of this project is to gather data about the open datasets on AWS. The web scraping code was written in Python 3 and leveraged the Scrapy framework maintained by Scrapinghub. INTRODUCTION: The Open Data registry exists to help people discover and share datasets that are available via AWS resources. This page lists all […]

Entrepreneurial Strategies, Part 5

In his book, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Peter Drucker presented how innovation and entrepreneurship can be a purposeful and systematic discipline. That discipline is still as relevant to today’s business environment as when the book was published back in 1985. The book explains the challenges faced by many organizations and analyzes the opportunities which can be […]

衝刺

(從我的一個喜歡與尊敬的作家,賽斯 高汀) 你能跑多快? 這與我們在工作時間中所問自己大多數的問題有點不同。這是因為我們通常視職業生涯為馬拉松,宗旨在能持續多久而不是能跑多快。 當我們快跑一小時,一周,或一個月,這會形成了一些不同的視角。它有助於我們去理解我們的上限,讓我們建立一個性能設置,也會提醒我們什麼是可能做到的。 這不是隨意地去快跑,也不是沒不規律地去衝刺,更不是去追一個新鮮閃亮的物體。這是意圖的衝刺,更是朝著特定的方向。 沒有人可以一直保持衝刺的跑法。就其本質而言,那並不是衝刺。但偶爾衝刺是能讓我們了解能用什麼方法可以來讓我們做出更大的改變。

Building the Trust

In the podcast series, Seth Godin’s Startup School, Seth Godin gave a guided tour to a group of highly-motivated early-stage entrepreneurs on some of the questions they will have to dig deep and ask themselves while they build up their business. Here are my takeaways from various topics discussed in the podcast episodes. When we […]

Ignore Sunk Costs

In his podcast, Akimbo, Seth Godin teaches us how to adopt a posture of possibility, change the culture, and choose to make a difference. Here are my takeaways from the episode. One of the things that have driven our culture and hardwired into most intelligent creatures is the fact that sunk costs are a real […]