When family and business overlap, opportunities and challenges arise. It is difficult to overstate the pivotal role of family businesses in the global economy. According to a 2017 study by the Family Firm Institute, family businesses generate 70 - 90 percent of the world’s GDP. They remain a substantial force of the global business: Think… Continue reading A New Wave Brings New Innovation Through Entrepreneurship
The 2019 Family Business Conference is a premier conference organized annually by the Family Business Club at the Columbia Business School (CBS) in New York City. Regardless of the snow storm on the Conference Day, the Columbia Faculty House was packed with more than 150 aspiring MBA students, CBS alumni, executives and industry experts… Continue reading The Top 3 Lessons to Build a Successful Family Business
The tide of Bitcoin is higher than ever before. Everybody is talking about the cryptocurrency. Investors are rushing to buy more of it as the surge price is showing that expectations are high, which keeps pushing the price to go up. Stressful enough, Columbia is harsh. While all of my time and attention seems to… Continue reading Where is Bitcoin Going? From 10,000 Bitcoins for a Couple of Pizzas to $11k/Coin over 7 Years, and More.
Every Sunday morning, I set aside a moment for reflection and gratitude. Going for a walk, attending a Mass, facetiming with my family in Vietnam, or just simply enjoying a cup of hot coffee while admiring the Hudson River through my apartment window are ways to find peace and look back my past self. Questions… Continue reading Racing with the Rain: A Moment of Reflection and Gratitude
I went to see "Wonder Woman" last Friday and was intrigued by the entrepreneurial lessons that the movie has brought to the audience. The main character in the movie is Diana, Princess of the Amazons. Raised on a hidden island of Themyscira, Diana is trained to be a warrior under the leadership of her aunt… Continue reading “Wonder Woman” Movie Review and Lessons about Entrepreneurship