Charles Feng, a tech person with experience in software, product, data, and UI/UX design. I’m currently helping fix commerce at Poynt, and sharing some of my notes on startups, business, and the tech industry on this blog.
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Tricky Situations. As a capstone to the course, we will tackle a diverse bundle of tricky management situations that are drawn from real life.
Courses, Management 23 December 2017
Executive Communication. Your ability to manage depends on your ability to communicate. Whether writing, storytelling, or speaking, great general managers communicate the right content
Courses, Management 22 December 2017
Organization Design. Whether you are a traditionalist or a progressive, creating an organization requires dividing responsibility and work among group members. In this session,
Courses, Management 21 December 2017
Engineers and Artists. Values, ambitions, thoughts, and beliefs vary significantly among people you work with. Understanding how their brains work helps you and your
Management, Courses 20 December 2017
Setting Objectives and Measuring Performance. Whether you are a CEO or a “micro-CEO” — to borrow Grove’s phrasing — setting goals for yourself and your
Management, Courses 19 December 2017
Defining Management Using historical documents and some first-hand accounts from managers, we will try to agree on a definition of “management.” In this session,
Management, Courses 18 December 2017
Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl's memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival.
Books, Notes, Self 08 June 2017
Turn the Ship Around! is the true story of how the USS Santa Fe skyrocketed from worst to first in the fleet by challenging
Notes, Books, Management, Culture 01 June 2017
We attempt or avoid difficult conversations every day – whether dealing with an underperforming employee, disagreeing with a spouse, or negotiating with a client. Douglas
Notes, Books, Culture, Relationships 14 May 2017
This is a user-friendly guide to the art and science of management from Andrew S. Grove, the president of America's leading manufacturer of computer
Management, Notes, Books 28 June 2015
These are my takeaways from the McKinsey Global Institute report on the Internet of Things. The authors hypothesized that the hype may actually understate
Notes, Hardware, Platforms, Software 25 June 2015
Bill Walsh is a towering figure in the history of the NFL. His advanced leadership transformed the San Francisco 49ers from the worst franchise
Notes, Management, Books 16 June 2015
In a series of two podcasts, a16z founders Ben Horowitz and Marc Andreessen discuss the technology industry, startup ecosystem, disruption theory, and much more.
Talks, Startups, Notes 15 June 2015
The great secret of our time is that there are still uncharted frontiers to explore and new inventions to create. In Zero to One,
Startups, Books, Notes 14 June 2015
Ben Horowitz, cofounder of Andreessen Horowitz and one of Silicon Valley's most respected and experienced entrepreneurs, offers essential advice on building and running a
Startups, Management, Notes, Books 02 June 2015