Mentoring – Podcast

Finding a mentor is challenging. Making sure the relationship works is even more difficult. I tried being a good mentor and a mentee but failed at both! As an entrepreneur and community builder, surrounding yourself with good people supporting your journey is more critical than…

Zaozuo

Ikea meets Xiaomi, Zaozuo is offering furniture and homeware mostly online with a few flagship brick and mortar locations in Shanghai and Beijing. Next stop develop a stronger Chinese design identity, that goes beyond red and rosewood.

Playing around with the Pomodoro Technique

Have a conversation on productivity, and you will encounter two enemies: “focus” and “procrastination.” Most of us struggle revealing our true potential despite our best intentions. These two keep lingering around. Staying Focused Recently, my wife took a picture of my desk. It had five…

“The Happiness of Community Building”

Last week, we hosted a Community Leaders Academy in Beijing with passionate individuals. Most of them had been to a Startup Weekend before and some were considering to host one soon. More importantly, they are passionate about helping the next generation of entrepreneurs. Our three…