5 key lessons I’ve learned in my half 20s: (3) [Strategy] Position and Combination

At early afternoon in November 15th last year, I was in working room of my boss, LP, co-founder and MD of VI Group as well as my ultimate mentor in VI Group.  We were having a discussion about modelling the production scenarios for the factory’s new product.  We wanted to find…

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5 key lessons I’ve learned in my half 20s: (2) Awesome people with awesome things

This is the one principle that I will strive for my whole life to live with: doing awesome things with awesome people.  Interestingly, this principle is best illustrated under another VC (Venture Capital) principle: “Idea is a dozen a dame, only execution counts”.  I just have given you the idea…

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5 key lessons I’ve learned in my half 20s: (1) Survival

I have always been an optimistic dreamer.  The advantage of being an optimistic dreamer is that I never have to learn about following my passion and thinking weird.  To a dreamer, it just happens naturally.  However, the will to go against conventional thinking and make awkward key decisions not only…

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Life Wanderer

Life Wanderer (ePNX Theme) – Tri Ton “… For the piece, I composed it under the influence of a soundtrack format.  In the movie, a theme song of a character will be played most of the time the character appears.  So basically, the structure of the piece has no ending.…

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Le Viet Hong in Life In Technicolor II

Viet Hong and Anh Uyen happen to be my top care couple personally and top respect business persons professionally.  I have the privilege to work with Hong under many angles.  Started with the ambitious Green Bike project in 2007, when Hong united a team of young, inexperience, and dynamic individuals…

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Market, product, and management team

One of my most remarkable realization in business in the year of 2013 is that when a deal unites these three pillars into one, it is more likely to be a good deal.  Seems simple – but it took me time, efforts, observations, and other people’s money to learn it…

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Virtue of a harsh professional environment

It’s been quite funny if you know how I spent my first night ever in New York city in last July.  That was a late July afternoon.  I flighted 9 hours from HCMC to Doha, spent 12 hours of my coldest night ever there in the airport, and took an…

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The emotional side of asset

Let’s start with Elon Musk’s wealth.  I started to notice Elon Musk’s net worth since he announced his ambitious Hyperloop project.  In March 2013, his asset was USD 2.7 billions according to Forbes; now in August 2013, his asset is USD 7.7 billions according to newest Bloomberg estimate. What makes his…

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