You Win in the Locker Room First: The 7 C’s to Build a Winning Team in Business, Sports, and Life – Bamboo Innovator Daily: 23 Aug (Sun)

Life

  • A Mythbuster And More Discuss The Rise Of The Makers: Forbes
  • Introducing Fortune’s Change the World list: Companies that are doing well by doing good; How companies can enrich shareholders-and the planet; 3 companies attacking familiar problems in new ways: Fortune
  • Fafsa Follies: To Gain a Student, Eliminate a Form; Removing the application for federal aid would encourage more qualified low-income students to apply to college.: NYT

Books

  •  You Win in the Locker Room First: The 7 C’s to Build a Winning Team in Business, Sports, and Life : Amazon

Greater China

  • Soothing pronouncements do Hong Kong’s financial services chief no favours; Prof Chan Ka-keung sticks to the script by parroting Beijing’s official line after the recent devaluation of the yuan, but risks eroding his own credibility in the process: SCMP
  •  World’s biggest smartphone market hits saturation as sales in China fall for first time: Telegraph
  • More cheese, please! Exporters toast China’s taste for pizza and cakes: Reuters
  • Jim Chanos’ Dire Prediction On China: “Whatever You Might Think, It’s Worse”: zh

India

  • Uber to Provide Free In-Car Wi-Fi in India: NYT

 

Macro

  • China syndrome: how the slowdown could spread to the Brics and beyond: Guardian
  • Investors Race to Escape Risk in Once-Booming Emerging-Market Bonds: NYT
  • Economic Risk of Stock Plunge Varies Around Globe; Threat is greatest to emerging-market economies, where the China effect looms largest: WSJ

Energy & Commodities

  • Opec is being eaten alive and needs to meet to heal its wounds; Opec must stop Saudi Arabia pulling all the strings before it falls apart entirely: Telegraph

Healthcare

  • Cancer: The New Cure: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Merck, and Roche Group are making real gains in the promising new field of immuno-oncology. Barron’s
  • Scientists built a vomit machine to study the spread of a nasty stomach virus; More than 20 million Americans catch norovirus every year: BI
  • Raw fish and GBS bacteria: AsiaOne

TMT

  • The coming age of self-driving cars: What will auto insurers do when there are no drivers left to insure?: FP
  •  ‘Marketplaces will supersede e-commerce because they’re centred on the buyer’: BRW
  • In a Data-Driven N.F.L., the Pings May Soon Outstrip the X’s and O’s; With new tech, fans watching on TV and following on the Internet will be able to see how fast and far players are running and other statistics and data-driven graphics: NYT
  • The Physicist Who’s Saving the Music; Carl Haber is working to scan information off the surfaces of antique recordings so computers can allow them to be heard; The IRENE technologies also allow scientists to virtually remove defects from these old recordings: WSJ

Consumer & Others

  • Decoding Tesla’s Secret Formula: Forbes
  • Mancunian start-up champions the bee with new honey-sweetened drinks; Just Bee is the latest entrant to the fast-growing flavoured water market: Telegraph
  • Tesla’s startup culture has big risks and rewards: Fortune
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KB Kee is the Managing Editor of the Moat Report Asia (www.moatreport.com), 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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