Month: September 2018

How to Ask for Help

One of the greatest challenges in life is asking for help. In some cultures especially Asian-related, it can be perceived as a weakness. Perfectionism and self-reliance is common in Asian cultures. Not asking for help is detrimental to one’s well-being. Nonetheless, success in Silicon…

Customer Success and Content Marketing

Peter Drucker once said, “culture eats strategy for breakfast.” A successful culture results from execution, not from a blueprint doc. It needs to be seen and heard. Success should be widely shared via content across channels. It can be original or attributable but should…

The melting pot of Japan?

I’m rooting for Naomi Osaka at the US Open. It would be great to see her win here and in Tokyo during the 2020 Olympics. Japan has been the the ultimate bastion of cultural and racial purity for too long. Osaka has probably spent…

Political freedom

I recently stepped away from America’s two-party politics because I got tired of being used. Too many operatives run the machine without vision or know-how. The political fundraising machine comes begging. The biggest donors aspire for political careers, too. Such careers often get sacrificed…