I’ve previously written about why Asians love real estate. At the time, I mentioned the Chinese Landlord principle, which has much broader implications for how to approach life. The basic Chinese Landlord principle is this: The best tenant is one who sends a check every month and never calls. I learned the Chinese Landlord principle … Continue reading Leveraging The Chinese Landlord Principle
A new study by a pair of retired Cisco and IBM execs (covered in this PE Hub piece) argues that Asians are disproportionately underrepresented at the senior management level. After surveying the 25 largest companies in the valley, they found that just 6% of board members and 10% of officers were of Asian descent. In … Continue reading Is There a Glass Ceiling for Asians in Silicon Valley?
Today, I decided to contribute to the rapid decline of American retail by bargain shopping at the Great Mall of the Bay Area. After my recent weight loss, I needed new jeans, and I’d been hunting for cheap ones for a number of weeks. Unfortunately, I’m such a cheapskate that I refuse to pay more … Continue reading Why Asians Love Stephon Marbury