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Entries from December 2010

My wish lists to improve my Internet and mobile productivity

December 22nd, 2010 · 1 Comment

Many of the readers of this blog work in live in the Silicon Valley. Maybe you can help me solve my problems while making some money. 🙂 POP Access to Yahoo! Email: I’ve been using Yahoo Mail since 1995. Prior to 2001 (or 2002), Yahoo! lets users to download emails to POP client such as […]

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Tags: Tools & Tips

Best career book of 2010

December 22nd, 2010 · No Comments

I read a lot of books each year. But, my choice of the best career book of 2010 is easy. This book is enlightening because it explains to you the reality of corporate politics, and it teaches you how to play politics. I know this sounds cynical, un-ethical, and depressing. However, we’re all humans. We […]

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Tags: Corporate Ladder · Learning and Growing · Management

Why I didn’t buy from wireless store

December 22nd, 2010 · No Comments

The convention wisdom is that offer the cheapest cell phone deals if you purchase a two-year plan with your phone purchase. I beg to differ. My family cell phone recently expired. I was shopping around. I need to four lines in total, plus two data lines. Here is what I found: Most online mobile […]

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Tags: Personal Finance

360 Feedback and Self Awareness

December 12th, 2010 · No Comments

Fellow blogger and venture capitalist Brad Feld had a very interesting post on his blog: The Power of a CEO 360 Review. I had to admit that I hadn’t been a big fan of performance reviews in any shape or form in the past. In fact, one of the most popular articles on this blog […]

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Tags: Frustration@Work · Learning and Growing · Management