8 Rare Gems from Heidi Roizen on Building a Fulfilling Life and Career

http://firstround.com/article/8-Rare-Gems-from-Heidi-Roizen-on-Building-a-Fulfilling-Life-and-Career Heidi Roizen is one of those names in Silicon Valley that everyone learns at some point. That’s what happens when you spend 14 years running your own company, then building developer relationships as a VP for Apple. Today, she’s an investor with DFJ Venture and teaches a class called the Spirit of Entrepreneurship at Stanford’s School of Engineering. Generally speaking, … Continue reading 8 Rare Gems from Heidi Roizen on Building a Fulfilling Life and Career

31 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Life

This presentation was an instant hit on Slideshare when it was published in April, and now has been viewed nearly 700,000 times. Sometimes the simplest things are the best. For those hungry for to-do's after banking, why not give these 31 things a try? 🙂 http://blog.slideshare.net/2013/05/28/behind-the-slides-31-things-you-can-do-to-improve-your-life/ 31 Things You can Do to Improve Your Life … Continue reading 31 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Life

Vipassana内观禅修

2012年传说的世界末日到来前几天,12月19日至30日,我去参加了Vipassana十天meditation(禅修)课程,十天不说话、不读书不写字,每 天4点起,930睡。一天一天后,眼前的一层灰色的雾慢慢退去,世界的颜色变得越来越明亮。“出来”之后的一个月里,我的很多生活习惯和想法发生了180 度的转弯,多年的拖延症突然就消失了,我经常觉得生活越来越worth living,生命越来越... (click title to continue)

凤凰财经观察员吴柯萱:勿忘初心,回归梦想

曾经, 广厦林立间,她铿锵穿过;灯火阑珊时,她锦衣夜行;四季轮替中,她初心深藏;凭海临风处,她梦渡心河; 如今, 荧幕上,她是酷酷的财经观察员,很职业,很专业,很认真,兢兢业业,不苟言笑;银幕下,她是充满勇气追寻梦想的80后女生,很执着,很热情,很开朗,热爱生活,充满正能量。 她是谁?(click title to continue)

Why You Won’t Quit Your Job

http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2012/01/why_you_wont_quit_your_job.html by Daniel Gulati  |   4:43 PM January 31, 2012 When I began writing Passion & Purpose in 2009, I met Susan, a young woman on the brink of quitting her investment banking job to pursue her lifelong passion of starting a nonprofit. A year later, when I asked how her new venture was going, I was surprised … Continue reading Why You Won’t Quit Your Job

You and Your Research by Richard Hamming

http://www.paulgraham.com/hamming.html You know sometimes you read or watch something, and 3 minutes into it you say to yourself, 'WOW', and by the time you finish it you say to yourself, "WOWOWOW"? well, this is one of those.   It's long but worth every minute of your time. There is so much wisdom in there I … Continue reading You and Your Research by Richard Hamming

Grads: Skip the Bank Job, Join a Startup

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-06-13/grads-skip-the-bank-job-join-a-startup.html By Ezra Klein June 14 (Bloomberg) -- Dartmouth College has four valedictorians this year: Wills Begor, Glynnis Kearney, David Rogg and Jie Zhong. They are impressive kids. All have stratospheric GPAs. Most pulled off two majors and a minor. One developed a new social networking platform for the iPhone. So what are they doing … Continue reading Grads: Skip the Bank Job, Join a Startup

The Moment I Became An Entrepreneur

http://macdilis.tumblr.com/post/24515674981/the-moment-i-became-an-entrepreneur     "One day many years from now all that you will be able to do is think about the terrifying decisions you made and how they define who you are. The worst pain you can have is the feeling you get when you know that you knew what you wanted to do, but … Continue reading The Moment I Became An Entrepreneur