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Jaana Valimaki

Thank you Alan for the book insight! I will definitely look into this one. Enjoyed the rules, especially #23. "Keep two lists: What gets you up in the morning? What keeps you up at night?". Really made me think.

Michael Ling

"What is hateful to you, do not to your fellow man. This is the law: all the rest is commentary."... this is really interesting as Confucius has the same quote, almost a word for word translation, 2000 years ago..

己所不欲,勿施于人(jǐ suǒ bù yù,wù shī yú rén ) - in fact, this is one of the essences of his philosophy.

“What you do not wish for yourself, do not do to others”, “Since you yourself desire standing then help others achieve it, since you yourself desire success then help others attain it.” (Lunyu 12.2, 6.30). More inof here

thanks for mentioning this wonderful quote..

PS. I love the Knowing-Dong Gap session you hosted in the Stanford SAPM program, which I watched online last evening. Fantastic to see you in action!

Vivek Patwardhan

I liked 'Keep two lists'...., very crisply captures the essence. Very insightful.


Thank you Alan! I especially enjoyed:

Entrepreneurs choose serendipity over efficiency.

Tough leaders wear their hearts on their sleeves.

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