Startups, authors, and musicians make scalable products. Now they all have the greatest distribution enabler for information products: the internet. But here is the thing, is this as good as it sounds? Authors Why do we adore great authors like J.K. Rowling (The author of Harry Potter)? It is hard to be a successful author. There is a new book being published every 30 seconds, with … Continue reading Why internet startups are like authors and musicians – vincenthuberta.com
Google organizes the world’s information within websites with PageRank so that we read the best articles first. Facebook generates social information a person has and organizes it to allow people to socialize online. Uber generates and organizes information about a potential driver that can drive us to our destination. Internet-of-things startups generate information that we couldn’t have before with sensors and cameras. A startup has to … Continue reading How to be a useful and necessary startup: Generate and organize useful information – vincenthuberta.com
Does progress mean completing tasks? Or does progress mean producing results?
A movement doesn’t equal progress. Input is not progress. Progress is output. Continue reading Why we prefer to do easier tasks first – vincenthuberta.com
Remember when we were kids? Everything was possible.
And then we grew up and we started to doubt. Continue reading How to stay positive at the worst times – vincenthuberta.com
In someone else’s shoes. That’s the whole idea of this post. I was known to be insensitive since I was young. I am distracted with things that matter. I am lost when discussions get boring, the closest people to me will know this very well. Sometimes I spend hours working / reading and forget to have my lunch / dinner. I fell asleep in lectures … Continue reading How to understand someone – vincenthuberta.com
I have been learning about Warren Buffett for a long time. His lessons from 4 books and many sources have been precious mental models for me to make investment decisions. I made mistakes along the way, but I have decided to return to his principles and wisdom. Some thoughts about investment and fast growing “valuations”. There are way too many people starting internet startups. When … Continue reading I am Warren Buffett’s student again – vincenthuberta.com
A hen who had lost her sight, and was accustomed to scratching up the earth in search of food, although blind, still continued to scratch away most diligently. Of what use was it to the industrious fool? Another sharp-sighted hen who spared her tender feet never moved from her side, and enjoyed, without scratching, the fruit of the other’s labor. For as often as the … Continue reading The blind hen – vincenthuberta.com
One day the tortoise met the elephant, who trumpeted, “Out of my way, you weakling – I might step on you!” The tortoise was not afraid and stayed where he was, so the elephant stepped on him, but could not crush him. “Do not boast, Mr. Elephant, I am as strong as you are!” said the tortoise, but the elephant just laughed. So the tortoise … Continue reading The tortoise, the elephant, and the hippopotamus – vincenthuberta.com
This post is not about being strong physically, it is about being strong mentally. Why do people run, lift weights? How does that contribute to their muscles and stamina? It is known that when we lift weights, we stretch our muscles’ capabilities and “break” some of them. After that, when our body consume protein and regenerate our muscles, they become stronger. So how do we … Continue reading How to be strong – vincenthuberta.com