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Wed Mar 14 23:36:15 HKT 2018 From /weblog/business


Smile can be complicated in office.... -

Why "Thank you" is important -

Good office chair -

Effective home office -[..]r-data-access-code-unit-tests-are-waste/

#1. Informal exchanges
#2. Focused solo work
#3. Visual aids
#4. The sweet things and “feel good” stuff[..]how-workspace-improves-productivity.html

2014年發表在《實驗心理學期刊》上的一份研究表明,植物可令工作效率提高多達15%。 -[..]ps-are-going-remote-in-2017-7b6b60e9e8ff

How should we manage email -[..]news-science/myth-busing-emails-12012017

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Sun Feb 25 23:45:18 HKT 2018 From /weblog/business

Time management

Are you really as busy as you think? -[..]24052970203358704577237603853394654.html

Priority -[..]07/06/how-to-prioritise-quickly-and.html[..]/how-to-easily-optimize-task-management/[..]ment-is-more-than-prioritizing-features/[..]/how-to-easily-optimize-task-management/

Choose a task to be accomplished
Set the Pomodoro to 25 minutes (the Pomodoro is the timer)
Work on the task until the Pomodoro rings, then put a check on your sheet of paper
Take a short break (5 minutes is OK)
Every 4 Pomodoros take a longer break -

Try not spend time on admin work -

Defer reply email -[..]6%86email-%E8%A6%86email-%E8%A6%86email/

Use Timebox -[..]5/job-search-tip-timebox-everything.html[..]/how-to-easily-optimize-task-management/[..]e-mapping-charting-our-lifes-course.html

Use calendar to block a time -

Measure interruption -[..]nything-else-you-want-to-accomplish.html

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Fri Feb 16 09:31:27 HKT 2018 From /weblog/business


Why we should start small -[..]3/11/01/minimum-viable-product-benefits/[..]4/10/20/how-we-write-product-vision.html

Most of product development is the middle part: the messy, weird, unintuitive place where you and your team are making hundreds of small decisions. If you are not looking to real people by continuously conducting user research and running hypothesis-driven tests, you’ll slowly (and with growing confidence) get far away from your actual goal: Making a product for real people. -[..]-things-come-to-think-of-it-42fa3d7cb415

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Sun Feb 11 23:34:31 HKT 2018 From /weblog/business


說一個好故事,讓 Pitch 更精彩 -

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Sat Nov 11 11:59:17 HKT 2017 From /weblog/business


The sale strategy of facebook -[..]ding-the-facebook-algorithm-e106dc2f7d15

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Sat Nov 04 18:09:49 HKT 2017 From /weblog/business


Pros and cons of opening the salary -

Not providing a psychologically safe environment is how organizations fire smart people. -[..]no-one-would-ever-get-fired-827601fb8af1[..]utive-hires-at-your-startup-5531d8cb770d

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Mon Oct 23 23:39:44 HKT 2017 From /weblog/business


Using game as training - , and drawing for communication -

No control, but empower -[..]01/some-thoughts-on-managing-people.html

10 rules of success, not really very insighful ideas but still nice to take a look:

Another 10 tips for product manager -

An interesting example of how people gaming the reward system -

Interview of Jeff Bezos and learn about his management style -

Dos and Don'ts for line manager -

8 elements of dysfunctional management -[..]lements-of-dysfunctional-management.html

Talk verse Action:
All Talk and No Action -[..]ectives-go-wrong-all-talk-and-no-action/
All Action and No Talk -[..]ectives-go-wrong-all-action-and-no-talk/
A suggestion of taking the balance -

Discussion about issues of managing remote teams -

Team building with the way of "pointy haired boss" ?? -

Promote the problem maker to make them better?? Is that work? - May be it is true that problem maker are innovator, give them more work and reward can change their negative performance to more than expected positive performance.

The most consistent and intense complaint from team members was that their team leaders were unwilling to confront and resolve problems associated with poor performance by individual team members.

Manage to learn -[..]dd-80e9-0000779fd18c.html?nclick_check=1

Suggestion about how to delegate to other, spend time to explain to vision -[..]E6%88%96%E8%80%85%E5%B4%A9%E6%BD%B0.html

Allocate free time to employee is good for company -[..]12/08/today-is-goof-off-at-work-day.html

What management should be -[..]-people-can-you-manage-as-a-manager.html

1. 清楚意識到您的創新意圖
2. 為彈性的工作時間設計一個架構
4. 測量什麼是有意義的
5. 給予「無實質價值」的報酬
6. 象徵化
7. 不是標準化地複製他人的創新行為[..]6-ways-to-create-a-culture-of-innovation

1. 在公司裡跟別人吐露的心事越少,對你越好。你以為是無傷大雅的閑聊,其實有可能會造成嚴重傷害。把你的猜測和擔憂都埋在心裡吧。

2. 務必管理好和下屬的關系。花時間和公司裡的較低層員工在一起,盡量對他們友好。對電梯操作員禮貌問候,對郵遞員表示感謝,對助理說句友善的話,這些都會得到讚賞。打造名譽要從基層做起。同樣的,碰到不爽的事情,要自己消化情緒,不要在別人面前發泄。

3. 做領導是一份全職工作,職責的時鐘永不停止。每個微小的跡象都會被解讀,你的不耐煩、失望或不安全感都會被那些解讀你的人放大。不應做出隨意、毫無準備的坦白,信息必須經過深思熟慮才能發出。要特別小心書面的東西,尤其是電子郵件──它們永遠都不會消失。

4. 保持聆聽並索取建議。每周至少在公司餐廳吃一次午飯,或者時不時在咖啡機旁逗留,聽聽其他人都在聊些什麼。如果有人想跟你說話,那就沒有理由不聽。如果有人批評,即使你不讚同也要花時間仔細回應。

5. 你覺得很風趣的俏皮話通常並不風趣。你的幽默感很容易被解讀為自傲和笨拙。如果你仍然以為講笑話或引用某個幽默故事對陳述觀點很重要,那麼請先跟你的配偶或信任的朋友演練一遍。幽默是有風險的。千萬不要拿嚴肅的事情開玩笑。

6. 很重要的一點是,保証重要事務的重要性。應該經常解釋你的戰略,可以換個措辭,但要反復強調。

7. 絕不要抱怨和解釋,沒有人會聽。出了差錯就承擔責任。不要把錯誤怪到前幾屆管理層、天氣、運氣不好或競爭對手身上。但也不要露出防御姿態。向前看──除非上級要求你辭職。

8. 信任你的專業顧問,接受他們的專業意見。不要對市場做過多猜測。沒有所謂的完美數據。做出決策,往前走。

9. 謹慎使用“平均”這個詞──平均深度為6英寸河也可能淹死人。欣然接受“平均”,只會獲得虛假的安全感。假設最糟糕的情況會發生,因為通常就是如此。

10. 最後這條是陳詞濫調,但卻是至理真言:絕不要做或說你不希望在報紙頭條看到的事情。和媒體打交道時,不要回答假設性的問題,謹記麥克風永遠不會真正關閉,絕不要同意“私下”談。對一場危機唯一值得做的公開回應是誠實。[..]0001424052702303519404579353060931625306

給新手高管的10條建議 -[..]/causes-and-solutions-for-bystander.html

以競爭激發員工潛力有其道理,但就我過往所見,鼓催互鬥文化往往淪為非實力較量,最後變成內部互搞小動作放毒箭,對公司產生最嚴重的破壞 - 內耗。 -[..]%84%EF%BC%9F%EF%BC%8F%E5%BE%90%E7%B7%A3/

Good developer cannot be good manager? -

Manager guide in google -

Every person is a vector — add them all up, and you know how much progress your company is going to make. -[..]me-about-growing-a-business-c2c173f5bff3

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Sun Oct 15 13:28:17 HKT 2017 From /weblog/business


Applying Agile to making decision -

Maybe failure, maybe difiiculty to overcome -

How do you determine what is "truth"?[..]ible-criteria-for-determining-truth.html

How will I feel about it in 10 minutes?
How will I feel about it in 10 months?
How will I feel about it in 10 years? -[..]arren-buffett-and-ray-dalio-99e4857d05e3

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Mon Oct 02 01:06:07 HKT 2017 From /weblog/business

starting business

Starting business at rentaroder, do you think this true o false ?[..]/2011/10/24/my-life-freelancer/#more-750

Speed of deliver rule -[..]up-suicide-%E2%80%93-rewriting-the-code/

My boss say that it brilliant, see if it good -

The other reference -

Joey recommendation -

And how to set price -[..]rd/Weblog/demand_curve_for_java_software

Successful case of home made game -

"You want to do your best, or you want to do the best of this world?" -

The cost and risk of starting business, may be as high as you thought - ; meanwhile, as an high paid employee may not that nice -

Fire startup staff??? -[..]tartup-lessons-i-learnt-at-protoinday-1/

How to parening software product and team?

Ideas are nice, but technical is still the key -[..]linator-and-not-death-by-popularity.html

Comment mistakes -

Haha, very true: 有一個重點我想說, 必須要有人願意付錢給你做你喜歡做的事情 -[..]dex.php?op=ViewArticle&articleId=2862620

Few examples of teen starting their own business -[..]ive-learned-from-founding-4-technology-2[..]ive-learned-from-founding-4-technology-b[..]y/feeding-a-startup-your-next-500-ideas/

Build something that do something you don't want to do -[..]2/paul-graham-how-to-get-startup-ideas-c

Confidence -[..]ence-is-the-pass-badge-for-entrepreneurs[..]efore-starting-their-very-first-business

Suggestion about starting business -[..]ting-meaningful-work/?fromcat=all#!sxLsH[..]e-learned-about-creating-meaningful-work[..]t-fab-ceo-learned-from-operating-company[..]014/01/21/success_entrepreneur_qualities[..]o-start-talking-about-what-you-want.html

Story of starting business in Japan -

*TA 就在身邊的好處,是可以快速 Iterate,更快找到PMF
*需要教育市場的新產品,要善用YouTube 的力量
*向下相容很重要 (美國小孩間本就有編織友誼手鍊互送的習俗)
*正向力量很重要 (與其打電動,父母更希望孩子動手)

How stock option work -

A Complete Guide to Startup Advisors and Mentors -[..]tartup-advisors-and-mentors-5d5704dc7e84

8 Brutal Questions to Ask Before Quitting Your Job to Become an Entrepreneur -[..]b-to-become-an-entrepreneur-396936cdfbe3

Startups go from Search to Build to Scale -[..]ups-stumble-at-40-employees-66312ac70fba

About how to validate and build idea -[..]ounders-need-to-be-aware-of-3a5f8c3acb76

burn-rate-101 -[..]rtups-a-15-min-introduction-6755936efc88[..]ing-i-learned-from-startups-5c27146ef0e1[..]torytelling-in-your-startup-d8b57db375fd

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Sun Sep 10 16:24:01 HKT 2017 From /weblog/business


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Wed Mar 22 00:08:56 HKT 2017 From /weblog/business


Tips for getting the most from meeting -

No meeting should ever be more than an hour, under penalty of death.
Every meeting should have a clearly defined mission statement.
Do your homework before the meeting.
Make it optional.
Summarize to-dos at the end of the meeting.[..]/02/meetings-where-work-goes-to-die.html

Good and bad thing from meeting -

「兩個披薩」和「六頁備忘錄」, meeting attendant should not eat more than 2 plazas and the discussion item should not more than 6 pages -[..]zza-rule-for-productive-meetings-2013-10[..]zza-rule-for-productive-meetings-2013-10[..]ve-signs-your-meetings-are-waste-of.html <- I like this one: "Sign 4: Someone asks: "who will document the results of this meeting?""

上班族必學-在會議中教人刮目相看的十招, I double if it working...... -[..]%B8%E7%9C%8B%E7%9A%84%E5%8D%81%E6%8B%9B/[..]7/13/meetings-are-legalized-robbery.html

A team might agree around the conference table, but then express doubts in the “safer” environment of the hallway or coffee shop. -[..]14/03/the-meeting-after-the-meeting.html

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Tue Jan 17 23:43:05 HKT 2017 From /weblog/business


How to react to information leak -[..]ns-from-37-minutes-in-an-amazon-war-room

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Thu Oct 13 08:09:58 HKT 2016 From /weblog/business


Donald Trump is Blogging -

Bad boss?

The problem with Japan business leader handle crisis, some root from their culture -[..]%8C%E7%82%BA%E6%98%AF%E4%BA%BA%E6%80%A7/

「CK,千祈唔好睇少一個人身邊團隊既影響力呀。你話係佢向role model學習又得,你話係peer pressure又得。之但係,身邊冇人就九成九都唔得。」 -


1. 及時提供反饋意見。
2. 教導員工如何在組織構架中獲得成功。
3. 提供挑戰和機會。
4. 創造一個可以促進團隊成長的環境。
5. 幫助下屬從錯誤中吸取教訓。
6. 積極地在高級管理層面前表揚自己的直接下屬。

When you say, “Don’t bring me a problem. Bring me a solution” you say, “I’m not going to make the hard choices. You are.” But you’re the manager. You get paid to make the difficult choices. -[..]ourage-people-to-bring-you-problems.html

A good CEO, vision, people, financial control -

如何用肢體語言告訴別人你是領導 -

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Wed Oct 12 00:09:13 HKT 2016 From /weblog/business


最失敗的好產品 ─ Everpix 倒閉的啟發 -[..]89%E7%9A%84%E5%95%9F%E7%99%BC/index.html[..]ath-inside-the-worlds-best-photo-startup

HTC 十七年興衰史 -


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Mon May 30 10:55:49 HKT 2016 From /weblog/business


HK Govn't fundings -[..]/gov-funding-available-in-hong-kong.html

Tips of getting VC to invest on your business, see if you believe it

Company failure rates based on one venture capitalist's personal data

indicators of work with VC or not -

The Pros and Cons of Taking Investment from Corporate VCs -[..]vestment-from-corporate-vcs-b8164023a938

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Sun Apr 17 17:28:08 HKT 2016 From /weblog/business


She, start her career as beautician, and end as CIO -[..]rintableArticle.jhtml?articleID=47902662

Tom hardware sold for US$15-20 Million... I guess this is successful?

Successful story of local store -

Not rich not famous, why programming? -[..]06/07/get-famous-by-not-programming.html

Way to success in career, proactive and not too aggressive -

7. I think I know why I admire micro-ISVs.

Some of my fascination with micro-ISVs is rooted in my wonderings about the path of my career over the long term.

When I was 22, I believed that I could write code until age 65. I saw no reason why I could not be a software developer for my entire professional career. Some folks told me that being a coder is a burnout job, but I didn't believe them.

I am 36 now, and I think I have a better understanding of things. I am starting to realize that someday I may actually want to make a career change. I am trying to picture myself running an ISV when I am 55, but I just don't see it. Running a company can be awfully stressful sometimes. Will I still want to be doing this in two more decades?

My prospects for a second career are bleak. The cold reality is that I only know how to do one thing. Instead of looking for a second career, maybe I should be looking for a way to stay in software.

This is one of the things I like about micro-ISVs. The lifestyle looks very different. The workflow looks like it might be a lot less stressful. Running a micro-ISV looks more like a marathon and less like a sprint.

At my recent lunch with Thomas Warfield (Pretty Good Solitaire), I asked him if he thought he could still be running his micro-ISV at age 50. He said yes. Warfield is 40 now, so this is not the perspective of a naive young person just getting started. I believe him, and his answer makes me wonder if somebody I will be running some sort of a micro-ISV as my full-time job.[..]-us/dnsoftware/html/software10012004.asp


探秘麥肯錫如何“無私”崛起, a lot about how they dress? -

賈伯斯、坎貝爾、葛洛夫三位大師教我的事 -

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Sat Dec 26 17:24:18 HKT 2015 From /weblog/business


Company DNA -[..]12/06/30/or_are_we_just_simply_spiralli/

How Microsoft fail:
1) Bureaucratism - meeting a lot, not focus on customers
2) Employee rankings
3) Low compensation
4) Only Windows and office[..]2/07/18/vanity-fair-ms-lost-decade-part1

The most interesting things I've learned about organisational culture -[..]most-interesting-things-ive-learned.html

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Sat Aug 22 21:33:55 HKT 2015 From /weblog/business


How wechat work -

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Sat Feb 21 10:00:58 HKT 2015 From /weblog/business


【MR JAMIE專欄】創業 CEO:優化現金循環 -[..]h_cycle_optimization_jamielin/index.html

庫克:走出喬布斯的陰影 -

不設人力資源部行得通嗎? -

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Wed Aug 27 10:31:35 HKT 2014 From /weblog/business


P2P filesharing can actually helping music sell, according to this article, if there is large amount of people download, this is a very good marketing tools -[..]e_long_tail/2005/11/the_effect_of_p.html

After you spend so much effort of promoting your product, may be you miss promoting your product to YOU?? And there are millions of YOU all over the earth?

promotion, mix with free service and love -

Name is important -[..]4/pick-the-right-name-for-your-projects/

Sometime, it would be a nice promotion of comment your product in negative way, some how -

The official definition is that marketing creates demand, while sales fulfils demand, how Joel demo software -

First to release may be worst than the 2nd one -[..]window-as-part-of-your-product-strategy/ Timing is VERY important

Guessing if we have short and frequency release, we don't need to save any features. However, in case if our release cycle still long and big, this may be a good idea. -[..]2009/11/10/save-some-features-for-later/

Learning US. style of marketing -

Analysis why ice-bucket-challenge can be so popular -[..]/26/ice-bucket-challenge-viral-marketing

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Wed Dec 25 01:14:55 HKT 2013 From /weblog/business



Similar concept -

宜家是如何賣出1.5億個肉丸的? -

How big data make 餘額寶 real,



亞馬遜最厲害的武器——貝索斯的偏執 -[..]os-looks-to-the-future-on-cvs-60-minutes
Promote the idea before actually building it -

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Wed Oct 23 10:52:42 HKT 2013 From /weblog/business


The explanation of unemployment -

政府主导投资与奖罚不对称的困扰 -

罗纳德‧哈里‧科斯, 以爱传世是多么美丽的故事! -

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Sun Oct 13 17:55:37 HKT 2013 From /weblog/business


閑聊的學問 -

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Tue Jul 30 00:01:22 HKT 2013 From /weblog/business


You Need Competitors

The big problem with avoiding competition is that you are also avoiding customers. The existence of a competitor indicates the existence of paying customers. If you can't find anyone who is making money with your idea, you really need to wonder if there is any money to be made there at all.

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