Thai Nguyen's articles

  1. Entrepreneurship
There’s a fascinating link between geniuses and eccentric behavior. Einstein picked cigarette butts off the street and used the tobacco for his pipe; Benjamin Franklin sat naked in front of a window every morning and let the air circulate over his body. He called it an “air bath”. Their eccentricity isn’t completely without explanation; there are mental benefits […]
  1. Entrepreneurship
  2. Startups
Many of us would, if we knew what on earth the ego was. Indeed, trying to understand the totality of the human psyché is complex. Plato and Aristotle divided our psyché into three parts; so did Freud with the id, ego, and super-ego. Modern psychologists describe the ego as the inner-narrator of our self-consciousness; umpiring our thoughts, feelings, and actions. The ego’s […]
  1. Entrepreneurship
  2. Startups
As many as 6000 people were killed each day during the Holocaust. Escaping death and enduring the brutal conditions of the concentration camps, Viktor Frankl chronicles his experiences as an Auschwitz inmate in: Man’s Search for Meaning. Frankl’s survival through one of history’s darkest events, and reflections on the fortitude of the human spirit, have inspired millions around the […]
  1. Entrepreneurship
  2. Startups
The monster has been called a lot of names: “the imposter syndrome,” “the lizard brain,” “the inner fraud.” It’s that voice inside your head undermining everything you do. You’re not good enough…You just got really lucky…There are people far better and more qualified than you… It’s been defined as, “feelings of inadequacy that persist even in […]
  1. Entrepreneurship
  2. Startups
If a picture speaks a thousand words, then a parable speaks a thousand truths. We love stories with hidden meanings—whether it’s a movie, book, or performance, the underlying truth that sparks the “A-ha moment” captures us. That’s what parables do. Parables have been told for centuries across all cultures, and they’re just as profound today. Here […]

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