Month: August 2011

Stressful Times

Stressful Times

It was one of the most stressful times in my life again. I decided to consult one of my mentors – Mr.  Gower Smith – the founder and CEO of ZoomSystems, one of the fastest growing companies in the world.I should be sleeping so I’ll 

Startup and Dating

Startup and Dating

Regarding my post last Friday, in which I stated: “If you decide to run your own company, say goodbye to sleep and your dating life” …. One of my CEO friends – Mr. Kim – brought up my quote (which he read on Facebook too) 

Advice of the Year

Advice of the Year

“If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.”

So true.
I’ve learned the hardway.

Fashion Magazines vs. Fashion & Art Magazines

Fashion Magazines vs. Fashion & Art Magazines

Q: What’s the difference between fashion magazines and fashion&art magazines? A: Fashion magazines you toss at recycling bins. Fashion&art magazines you keep on your coffee table. #TRUTH

My Mentors

My Mentors

My CTO and CFO are very experienced business folks… I look up to them for advice from time to time, and learn as much as I can. Quotes from my CFO: “At the end of the day, business has no friends.” “Success can be fun 

Go Big or Go Home

Go Big or Go Home

GO BIG OR GO HOME … make dinner, watch your favorite TV shows, complain about how crummy your job is, go online and do some retail therapy, log on Facebook and watch how all your friends are doing cool things and you’re not… go to bed… wake up and grumble your way to work, complain how shitty your work is and your life and how much you hate your boss or coworker… think about what you could be doing with your life instead… tell yourself that yes, I’ll do it soon. But you don’t. And you repeat the cycle. And five years later … you complain why you still haven’t achieved your goals…

What’s stopping you? Look at the mirror.

Here’s to the Crazy Ones…

Here’s to the Crazy Ones…

On my 28th Birthday, celebrating with a dear friend in New York City, she slipped me a birthday card. Handwritten in an artsy way, it read: “Here’s to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes… the