• Procrastination, doubt, and other good entrepreneurial habits

    September 29, 2016

    Professor of management and psychology Adam Grant released a new book entitled Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World. He’s currently researching the qualities of some of the greatest innovators and original thinkers in history — Grant calls them ‘Originals’. Citing the likes of Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, and Frank Lloyd Wright, Grant found that great innovators […]

  • Goeido’s perfect sumo tournament: when talent and consistency converge

    September 25, 2016

    For the niche segment of entrepreneurially inclined readers of this blog who also appreciate sumo, the latest tournament that ended today in Tokyo offers some relevant lessons. Winner of this tournament’s yūshō, a 30-year old ōzeki from Osaka named Goeido demonstrated a flawless 15 – 0 performance. I extend my sincere congratulations to Goeido for […]

  • Tour de Tohoku 2016

    September 19, 2016

    What an honor to return to Japan’s Great Northeast again for the Tour de Tohoku this past weekend! The brainchild of Yahoo!Japan CEO Manabu Miyasaka (a visionary business leader and also an incredible athlete), the annual Tour de Tohoku bike race brings attention, visibility, and funds to the Tohoku region, an area heavily devastated in […]

  • French VC sector brain vastly under-illuminated

    September 7, 2016

    Remember International Women’s Day back in March ? Oh, so you’ve forgotten already… Since apparently women in France are only slightly less attracted to entrepreneurship than men (and by slightly, I mean 0.1%), it feels like the French VC industry stands at a mere fraction of total brain capacity. What do YOU think? [graphic credit: […]

  • One last cheeky summer riddle

    September 3, 2016

    As summer winds to a close, here’s one last cheeky brain teaser. What do the following entities have in common? Here’s a more blatant clue:

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