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Bamboo Innovator Daily Insight: 15 May (Fri) – Mark Zuckerberg: Let your kids play video games; The Magic of Moss and What It Teaches Us About the Art of Attentiveness to Life at All Scales

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  • Mark Zuckerberg: Let your kids play video games: BI
  • The Diffusion of Useful Ignorance: Thoreau on the Hubris of Our Knowledge and the Transcendent Humility of Not-Knowing: BP
  • The Magic of Moss and What It Teaches Us About the Art of Attentiveness to Life at All Scales: BP
  • How to Make Use of Our Suffering: Simone Weil on Ameliorating Our Experience of Pain, Hunger, Fatigue, and All That Makes the Soul Cry: BP
  • Want a new invention? Organise a competition and offer a prize: Economist
  • Management training: Keeping it on the company campus; As more firms have set up their own “corporate universities”, they have become less willing to pay for their managers to go to business school: Economist
  • Minding the Family Store for the Next Generation: A century-old retail business lays the groundwork for succession; Only 30 percent of family businesses survive into the second generation, and only 12 percent are viable into the third. Bloomberg
  • Asia’s richest man blames ‘Western education’ for controversial son: WCT
  • If you want to be the next Menulog, you’ve got to be prepared to fail: BRW

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Bamboo Innovator Daily Insight: 14 May (Thurs) – The one thing Bill Gates understood immediately but took 20 years for Steve Jobs to realize; Warren Buffett on How he Keeps up with Information

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  • The one thing Bill Gates understood immediately but took 20 years for Steve Jobs to realize: BI
  • Warren Buffett on How he Keeps up with Information: Farnam
  • Happy birthday, Mark Zuckerberg! 13 quotes that show how he built the social network that took over the world: BI
  • From a college dropout to a $54 billion fortune – the incredible rags-to-riches story of Oracle founder Larry Ellison: BI
  • The real story behind Android’s little green robot mascot: BI
  • When Do You Do Your Best Thinking? How six innovators work through their work problems: Bloomberg
  • Why Hitler was such a successful orator: BI
  • Bond Trader’s Judge Asks What’s Puffery and What’s Fraud; “Our hope going forward is that people will just stop lying, about anything.”: Bloomberg
  • Elon Musk’s Space Dream Almost Killed Tesla: Bloomberg
  • The Psychology of Choking Under Pressure: NYT
  • Asian Families Slow to Consider Succession: Nearly 90% of Asia’s wealthy lack a plan to transfer control of the family business to the next generation. Barron’s
  • 11 Things Ultra-Productive People Do Differently: Forbes
  • A leader needs a sidekick: Greatness is not accomplished nobly, and the glorious achievement of Lincoln was made from muck. JA
  • A former exec realized how big Alibaba was going to be when Jeff Bezos copied part of its founder’s speech: BI
  • Picasso is not just a valuable abstract: The financial worth of any work of art remains as mysterious and unknowable as Mona Lisa’s smile: FT
  • How do you govern a disrupted world?: McKinsey

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