Tag: leadership

AirPods Are A Powerful Symbol of Our Unsustainable Economy

A tweet last month by Midas Kwant about Apple’s AirPods did a napkin analysis of the earphones’ profitability: if instead of being launched by Apple in 2016, they had been constituted as an independent company, and based on...

The Rise and Fall of Tech Companies

Over the years since its creation in 2007, Glassdoor, the site that allows employees of companies in the United States to anonymously provide information about their companies, even what they are paid, has...

James Yip Gheng-Ho, Founder of D.LAB Dezign Laboratories

With a passion for business since young, James built and is now running his own business. What's your story? I got started with manufacturing as a child when I traveled mainly in China with my parents...

The Failure of Google+: What We Should Learn

Pitched internally as an answer to the competitive threat posed by Facebook, project “Emerald Sea” eventually became Google+. I remember Joseph Smarr and Chris Messina writing back in 2011 something to the effect that ‘sharing...

How to Spot Technology Trends & Make Them Happen

“The future’s so bright I gotta wear shades.” Pat MacDonald How do we visualize the present to create the future? One way to predict the future is to create it collaboratively guided by Supertrends and...

What Makes an Effective Leader?

As people have pursued an understanding of what makes an effective leader, their attention has often moved to the key personal traits those leaders exhibit. The idea is that identifying those common traits will...

Reasons Why Talented People Have Failed in Their Careers

The following are excerpts from interviews with people whose work we respect and who would like to remain anonymous. How have you seen talented people fail in their...

Money is Going Digital Faster Than We Thought

Bermuda joins Iceland and a select band of countries to approve electronic money institutions (Circle and Monerium respectively) which will be authorizedto issue electronic money anchored to the value of their currencies through stablecoins. A growing number of countries are now moving toward digital...

Women on Top in Tech – Merici Vinton, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Ada’s...

(Women on Top in Tech is a series about Women Founders, CEOs, and Leaders in technology. It aims to amplify and bring to the fore diversity in leadership in technology.)

Aden Liu, Founder of The Leading Man

Aden Liu is a home-grown entrepreneur and the founder of The Leading Man, an exclusive sartorial club dedicated to helping gentlemen dress their best. What's your story?Entrepreneurship was the...