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我是如何离开纽约而为阿尔瓦利德王子工作的

副标题:我老板是如何用励志演讲说服我辞职的 经常有人问我,从在纽约从事管理咨询业到赴中东为阿尔瓦利德王子工作,我究竟是怎么做到的。这是一个非常重大的职业转折,但这实际上只是一时冲动做出的决定。我认为,这其中可以提炼出一节很好的职业课。

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Stop Calling Me An Introvert. I Prefer “Power Thinker”.

I’m really getting sick of the term “introvert”. It sounds like someone with a problem. Like someone who is anti-social. In contrast, “extrovert” sounds outgoing and engaging. Like the CEO or student body president. Yes, I admit some of us are pretty quiet in classrooms, at dinner parties and during corporate functions. Yes, we do […]

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5 More Life Lessons from Lunch with Warren Buffett

I have written a lot about my trip with 20 Peking University students to meet Warren Buffett in Omaha. A couple of Buffett’s comments from that Omaha meeting have really stuck with me. They have been rattling around in my head and have made me question how I am living. In this article, I detail […]

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I Took 20 Chinese Students to Meet Warren Buffett. Here’s What Happened (Pt. 3 of 4)

In February 2017, I chaperoned 20 business students from Peking University to meet Warren Buffett in Omaha. It turned out to be a once-in-a-lifetime trip, an investment pilgrimage of sorts. In 4 articles, I document what happened and what we learned. I have included a lot of detail, especially on the Berkshire companies we visited […]

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I Took 20 Chinese Students to Meet Warren Buffett. Here’s What Happened (Pt. 2 of 4)

In February 2017, I chaperoned 20 business students from Peking University to meet Warren Buffett in Omaha. It turned out to be a once-in-a-lifetime trip, an investment pilgrimage of sorts. In 4 articles, I document what happened and what we learned. I have included a lot of detail, especially on the Berkshire companies we visited […]

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I Took 20 Chinese Students to Meet Warren Buffett. Here’s What Happened. (Pt. 1 of 4)

In February 2017, I chaperoned 20 business students from Peking University to meet Warren Buffett in Omaha. This was the first group from Peking University to ever meet with Mr. Buffett – and only the second school ever from China. It turned out to be a once-in-a-lifetime trip, an investment pilgrimage of sorts. In the following […]

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Warren Buffett’s Q&A with Peking University on February 17, 2017

On February 17, 2017, I took 20 Peking University students to Omaha to spend a day at Berkshire Hathaway. The trip included 3 company visits, a 2.5 hour Q&A with Warren Buffett, and then a steak lunch with him. I’ve written up the whole experience and have posted it. This was his first meeting with Peking […]

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I Applied Warren Buffett’s 25-5 Rule to My Career – And It Totally Worked.

Alternate Headline: “I Applied Warren Buffett’s 25-5 Rule – and Now I Am Trying to Date Jessica Alba.” Warren Buffett’s 25-5 rule came out of advice he gave to his airline pilot Mike Flint. The story (which may not be 100% true) is that he advised Mike to make a list of his 25 career […]

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How I Went From NYC to Working for Prince Alwaleed

Alternate title: How My Boss’s Motivational Talk Convinced Me to Quit I often get asked how I ended going from New York management consulting to working for Prince Alwaleed in the Middle East. It was a pretty big career move. But it was actually a more of a gut decision. And I think there is […]