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Entries from October 2010

Behavior targeting does not work

October 24th, 2010 · 1 Comment

I ran into a former coworker of mine last week. He has been a very experienced ad sales person in the online display advertising industry. I have been working on the product management side of display advertising for the past three years. We both left online display advertising recently and joined e-commerce companies. Amazingly, we […]

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Moneyball is overrated

October 24th, 2010 · No Comments

Although I don’t live in the bay area any more, I still consider the bay area my adopted hometown. I’m still rooting for the Giants, the 49er’s, Cal Bears, and the Warriors. You can imagine how excited I was last night when the Giant beat the Phillies.  It’s really interesting to note that this was […]

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Tags: Management


October 10th, 2010 · No Comments

I rarely read poems. I guess I lack the sense and sensibilities to appreciate poems. 🙂 However, I was re-reading Poor Charlie’s Almanack: The Wit and Wisdom of Charles T. Munger this weekend, and came across the poem “if” that Charlie Munger has always admired. I agree wholeheartedly with Mr.. Munger – if you haven’t […]

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Tags: Leadership · Management

Are you finding your groove?

October 4th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Business Week has an interesting article about Pete Carroll, head coach of the Seattle Seahawk. I have to admit that I’m neither a Seattle Seahawk Fan nor a USC Trojan fan. However, I really enjoyed this quote from Pete Carroll: “I had been head coach of the New York Jets and the New England Patriots. […]

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Tags: Learning and Growing · Management