The First Golden Rule Of Leadership: Develop an inner clarity. Understand your bright and dark sides, your personal strengths and weakness. Self-comprehension is a fundamental precondition necessary for real leadership – Bamboo Innovator Daily: 6 Sep (Sun)


  • The First Golden Rule Of Leadership: Develop an inner clarity. Understand your bright and dark sides, your personal strengths and weakness. Self-comprehension is a fundamental precondition necessary for real leadership. Forbes
  • Every moment counts: Life is about getting our priorities right so that we still have time to savour a cuppa.: Star
  • Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff built a $50 billion empire by following 7 lessons from his mentor-turned-nemesis Larry Ellison: BI
  • Rising to Your Level of Misery at Work: NYT

Investing Process

  • Top Ten Investment Scams Ever: VW
  • Berkshire’s Charlie Munger: The Legendary Investor’s Strategy And Best ETF, Mutual Fund Picks: Forbes
  • Building A Low-Volatility Stock Portfolio: Forbes

Greater China

  • Don’t Forget China’s “Other” Spinning Plate: Trillions In Hidden Bad Debt: zh


  • For Najib, it’s a case of catch me if you dare: MK
  • Myanmar exchange expected to launch with a whimper: Nikkei


  • Fund manager profit party is over, warns super sector: TheAge
  • The Great ETF Debacle Explained; The stock market slide on Aug. 24 led to ETF prices falling more sharply than the stocks they owned. Here’s how it happened. Barron’s


  • Robotic Fish May Swim Inside Us One Day; Scientists use innovative 3-D printing technology to create self-powered robots that could deliver drugs or remove toxins: WSJ


  • How the original Microsoft Xbox project ‘pissed off’ Bill Gates because it didn’t improve Windows: BI

Consumer & Others

  • Wal-Mart Tests ‘Upskilling’; The giant retailer is examining a new program to train entry-level service workers, with potentially far-reaching implications for employment and upward mobility nationwide: WSJ
  • How Nike is killing J. Crew’s business: BI

About bambooinnovator
Kee Koon Boon (“KB”) is the co-founder and director of HERO Investment Management which provides specialized fund management and investment advisory services to the ARCHEA Asia HERO Innovators Fund (, the only Asian SMID-cap tech-focused fund in the industry. KB is an internationally featured investor rooted in the principles of value investing for over a decade as a fund manager and analyst in the Asian capital markets who started his career at a boutique hedge fund in Singapore where he was with the firm since 2002 and was also part of the core investment committee in significantly outperforming the index in the 10-year-plus-old flagship Asian fund. He was also the portfolio manager for Asia-Pacific equities at Korea’s largest mutual fund company. Prior to setting up the H.E.R.O. Innovators Fund, KB was the Chief Investment Officer & CEO of a Singapore Registered Fund Management Company (RFMC) where he is responsible for listed Asian equity investments. KB had taught accounting at the Singapore Management University (SMU) as a faculty member and also pioneered the 15-week course on Accounting Fraud in Asia as an official module at SMU. KB remains grateful and honored to be invited by Singapore’s financial regulator Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to present to their top management team about implementing a world’s first fact-based forward-looking fraud detection framework to bring about benefits for the capital markets in Singapore and for the public and investment community. KB also served the community in sharing his insights in writing articles about value investing and corporate governance in the media that include Business Times, Straits Times, Jakarta Post, Manual of Ideas, Investopedia, TedXWallStreet. He had also presented in top investment, banking and finance conferences in America, Italy, Sydney, Cape Town, HK, China. He has trained CEOs, entrepreneurs, CFOs, management executives in business strategy & business model innovation in Singapore, HK and China.

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