Distinct and Direct, Part 1

In the podcast series, Seth Godin’s Startup School, Seth Godin gave a guided tour to a group of highly-motivated early-stage entrepreneurs on some of the questions they will have to dig deep and ask themselves while they build up their business. Here are my takeaways from various topics discussed in the podcast episodes. NOTE: This […]

Thrash Now (and Ship Early)

In his podcast, Akimbo, Seth Godin teaches us how to adopt a posture of possibility, change the culture, and choose to make a difference. Here are my takeaways from the episode. Just about every complicated project is a form of a relay race. Within those projects, we cannot start our part until the person before […]

Entrepreneurial Strategies, Part 7

In his book, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Peter Drucker presented how innovation and entrepreneurship can be a purposeful and systematic discipline. That discipline is still as relevant to today’s business environment as when the book was published back in 1985. The book explains the challenges faced by many organizations and analyzes the opportunities which can be […]

Web Scraping of Quotes from Famous People using Python Take 3

SUMMARY: The purpose of this project is to practice web scraping by extracting specific pieces of information from a website. The web scraping code was written in Python 3 and leveraged the Scrapy framework [https://scrapy.org/] maintained by Scrapinghub [https://scrapinghub.com/]. INTRODUCTION: A demo website, created by Scrapinghub, lists quotes from famous people. It has many endpoints […]

先發,快速,而且正確

(從我的一個喜歡與尊敬的作家,賽斯 高汀) 這三種辦法都很棒。 先發…當你發明,設計,開發和做以前沒有做過的事情。 快速…您可以快速與有效地完成工作。 正確…第一次就做正確,沒有可預防的錯誤。 做先發需要膽量。做快速需要訓練。做正確需要細心。 這三個都是罕見的。有兩個同時會很棒。如果你想成為一名專業人士,至少需要一個(任何一個)。 我們經常在對優先事項和對展現作品中感到恐懼與困惑,我們沒有做出三個特點中的任何一項,最終我們只做出的是普普通通。