Bamboo Innovator Daily Insight: 26 Apr (Sun) – The Art of Stumbling: David Brooks on Character, “Résumé Virtues” vs. “Eulogy Virtues,” and the Humility Code of Living a Meaningful Life


  • The Art of Stumbling: David Brooks on Character, “Résumé Virtues” vs. “Eulogy Virtues,” and the Humility Code of Living a Meaningful Life: BP
  • How We Elevate Each Other: Viktor Frankl on the Human Spirit and Why Idealism Is the Best Realism: BP
  • The Remedy for Unproductive Busyness: HBR
  • Finally: A Business Memoir That Owes More To Nassim Taleb Than To Jack Welch: Forbes
  • The 50 Most Trustworthy Companies In Western Europe: Forbes
  • How to Help Someone Develop Emotional Intelligence: HBR
  • Trial and Error Is No Way to Make Strategy: HBR
  • Fooled by Experience: HBR
  • A Journey To Intelligent Design: Techcrunch
  • Taking a business legacy and changing with the times; Scion of an affluent business family, Lance Gokongwei is reaching new heights with his own acumen. JP

Investing Process

AsianExtractor: Unearthing Accounting Fraud in Asia

  • Detecting Accounting Fraud in Asia (Part 4): Introducing Six New Measures: AsianExtractor
  • Sihuan (460 HK) Updates on Audit Delay: Improper accounting treatment in consolidation trick of using MRAs (Market Research Agents) to exclude hidden sales and distribution expenses to artificially boost profits: AsianExtractor
  • China Environment FY2014: Significant Deterioration in Receivables Collectability And No Provision for Impairment: AsianExtractor
  • China Environment (SES: 50U, Bloomberg: CENV SP): Auditor Emphasis of Matter raises more questions on potential accounting tunneling risk: AsianExtractor
  • Open Letter to SGX/MAS: Reply to CFO of SGX-Listed China Environment (CENV SP) on report “Potential Accounting Tunneling Fraud at China Environment?” – Address the accounting and governance concerns in an SGX/MAS announcement: AsianExtractor
  • Does Auditor Explanatory Language in Unqualified Audit Reports Indicate Increased Financial Misstatement Risk? “Emphasis of matter” language predicts restatements + China Environment’s Auditor Emphasis of Matter: AsianExtractor

Greater China

  • How Jack Ma is making millionaires in rural China where there’s no internet: BI


  • Tesco’s fall tells a wider story about our failing capitalism: Guardian
  • Five potential pitfalls of preferred shares: FP


  • Google taps Italian eyewear maker Luxottica for the next version of Glass: Fortune
  • Cisco’s CEO on Staying Ahead of Technology Shifts: HBR
  • What The U.S. Can Learn From Europe’s Growing Commercial Drone Industry: Techcrunch
  • Welcome To The Age Of 4D Printers: Techcrunch
  • As Canadians clamour for Apple Pay, could the tech giant have finally met its match?: FP
  • Morphing wings allow drones to keep flying through midair collisions: Reuters


  • Can Biogen beat the memory thief?: Fortune
  • Scientists are skeptical about the secret blood test that has made Elizabeth Holmes a billionaire: BI

About bambooinnovator
KB Kee is the Managing Editor of the Moat Report Asia (, a research service focused exclusively on highlighting undervalued wide-moat businesses in Asia; subscribers from North America, Europe, the Oceania and Asia include professional value investors with over $20 billion in asset under management in equities, some of the world’s biggest secretive global hedge fund giants, and savvy private individual investors who are lifelong learners in the art of value investing. KB has been rooted in the principles of value investing for over a decade as an analyst in Asian capital markets. He was head of research and fund manager at a Singapore-based value investment firm. As a member of the investment committee, he helped the firm’s Asia-focused equity funds significantly outperform the benchmark index. He was previously the portfolio manager for Asia-Pacific equities at Korea’s largest mutual fund company. KB has trained CEOs, entrepreneurs, CFOs, management executives in business strategy, value investing, macroeconomic and industry trends, and detecting accounting frauds in Singapore, HK and China. KB was a faculty (accounting) at SMU teaching accounting courses. KB is currently the Chief Investment Officer at an ASX-listed investment holdings company since September 2015, helping to manage the listed Asian equities investments in the Hidden Champions Fund. Disclaimer: This article is for discussion purposes only and does not constitute an offer, recommendation or solicitation to buy or sell any investments, securities, futures or options. All articles in the website reflect the personal opinions of the writer.

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