Ever gone to customer service training and been asked “how long do you think your customers are willing to wait in line?” Most people answer with “it depends” response. As in – it depends on: how bad the customer wants the product or service, how long the line is, when their coupon expires, how long they have […]
The Lean Startup book authored by Eric Ries has been sitting on my shelf for quite sometime now, so since I am currently contributing to the making of a startup I figured I’ll take a look into it. The book is divided into 3 parts, after reading the first two I had my mind blown […]
The Internet has truly changed business and commerce as we know it. We’re playing in a truly global economy now, and that makes international teams a valuable asset for any business, large or small. The internet is also what makes it possible for such remote, “virtual” teams to exist, allowing everyone to connect and exchange […]
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Jan. 18, 2016 — It’s a record-breaking feat for BookDoc, a Malaysian Healthcare Technology start-up, by achieving the highest pre-seed and seed funding valuations ever in the technology start-up history of Asia. BookDoc concluded its seed round led by Prince Abdul Qawi, a member of the Brunei Royal family. BookDoc, founded in […]
The first time I was asked what advice I would give my younger self, I instantly knew the answer. “Get over yourself.” The trouble with the question is my younger self wouldn’t listen. Self-importance makes you unimportant. Dangers of Self-Importance Self-importance makes you dumb. The need to be right closes minds. Self-important leaders defend ideas. […]
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As the months go by, the changes to our lives wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic are proving more far-reaching than we initially thought when our governments imposed emergency measures, and they look set to continue for a long time. In academia, where time is measured not in years or months, but by terms, semesters or […]
I believe that the pandemic will change the way we approach healthcare in the future. Firstly, because this is a dynamic sector that is attracting growing investment around the world as a lot of talented entrepreneurs try to find valid value propositions. Secondly, because it makes perfect sense to try to find patterns that could […]