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Make it Easy to Say Yes

no commentsOctober 9, 2012

I got cheated when I was born with a name like No—-ah.

People are already thinking NO every time they say my name. #thanksmom

But what about the other things in life that you want.

What I want to share is how to get to the Yes-ah and ultimately get what You want.

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Have you ever wanted something and not gotten it?

I know I have.

I’ve noticed a HUGE PROBLEM of entitlement with our generation and younger. Ask yourself, “What have I done for them [...]


Why Google should buy Yelp? And how wrong I was;(

21 commentsOctober 27, 2008

I was just adding another bookmark to Yelp.com and realized they added some Google ads to their site. See pic below. I really hate when people make wild predictions about someone should buy someone so I’ll apologize ahead of time. I was talking to someone yesterday who was saying Google was dumb to buy YouTube. I thought so at the time, well mostly I was jealous of the $$$:) Anyways, Youtube is a content system that people are browsing and [...]


Exclusive: Bankaholic sells to Bankrate for 15 million and no one noticed;/

25 commentsSeptember 26, 2008

All day on Techcrunch, Techmeme and other tech sites there is a good coverage and some not so good about start-ups that are doomed for failure. Surprisingly, they all missed the story of my resident in the dorms from Berkeley, Johns Wu, who by himself created bankaholic.com and sold it to bankrate.com (a public company) for $15,000,000. That’s a lot of 0′s!

What’s the moral of the story?

Focus. Johns started out just doing cd rates and became the #1 term [...]


The Art of Happiness: Book Review

17 commentsJanuary 29, 2008

Background: I think we are all challenged at what really makes us happy (wow, that’s optimistic). We ask ourselves, “How do I find happiness?” We want a guidebook to give us that answer and unfortunately I doubt we will ever find it. I have written about how to handle depression, but… in the mean time it’s worth exploring new ways and hopes to find our own happiness. The Art of Happiness is a great way to do that.

Take Aways:
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