Reading: You’re Doing It Wrong

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CollegeXpress, June 2015 — I always encourage young people–little ones, teenagers, and young adults–to develop a strong reading habit. A little bit of my perspective is captured in the CollegeXpress article “Reading: You’re Doing It Wrong” by Mark Rowh. Excerpts as follows: Read widely. The more you read, the better. “Nothing beats reading a lot, especially…

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How Unconventional, Experiential Learning Is Reshaping Higher Education

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Read my original Forbes article in May 15, 2015. “More caffeine, please!” My inner voice craves. I stare attentively at the same macroeconomic graph with X, Y, and Z axes on the projector screen for the nth time. In class the next day, the professor provides another interpretation of her theory….

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8 Tips for Raising Confident, Independent Kids

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P&G Everyday, May 5, 2015 — I have so much to share on parenting for success. Part of my perspective is captured in the P&G Everyday article “8 Tips for Raising Confident, Independent Kids” by Leah Maxwell: 8. Let your kids fail. “On average, one can learn more from failure or mistakes made than from straight…

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Fireside Chat about Empowering the Next Generation at the APAC Investments Summit

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Watch former CNBC News Anchor Lisa Oake’s Fireside Chat with me on “Empowering the Next Generation to Lay Foundations for a Sustainable Future” in a packed room of CEOs and executives, including parents, at the 2015 APAC Investments Summit held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This summit was a Marcus Evans event, which…

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The Rewards of Responsibility: How to Teach It and Why It Matters

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Florida, April 22, 2015 — I’ve shared a perspective from Young Leaders 3.0 contributor Felipe da Paz that resonates with me in the Sun Sentinel article “The rewards of responsibility: How to teach it and why it matters” by Lou Carlozo, Tribune Brand Publishing. Here’s an excerpt from this article: Jason Ma,…

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Audvisor Adds Jason Ma as One of the World’s Leading Experts

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CUPERTINO, CA, March 10, 2015 — “Sound advice.” Audvisor has teamed up with over 100 of the world’s top experts and thought leaders, including Jason Ma, to bring you short and powerful insights to listen to anytime, anywhere. Its experts represent best-selling authors, award-winning speakers, and world-class business leaders with audiences reaching…

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Twelve of Today’s Most Impressive Young Entrepreneurs

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Read my original Forbes article in February 2015. Building a startup is hard. That’s the reality in the midst of the noise, hype, and glamour depicted of entrepreneurship these days. In no particular order, you need to Attract and work with A-game players who share your vision, values, mission, goals, and…

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Lessons Learned, Reflections, and Advice from a Harvard Student Leader

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Read my original Forbes article in July 2014. In this article, I would like to help enlighten motivated high schoolers, college and university students, and parents by sharing some lessons learned, reflections, and advice from a dynamic college student leader. In the elite private college and university world, high achievers…

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Student Entrepreneurship Is Humming at Elite Universities

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Read my original Forbes article in May 2013. “I am young, have time and am willing to take the risk. We want to innovate and deliver awesome engineering products.” This is Timothy Lee, a mechanical engineering major at UC Berkeley, singing the gospel of Silicon Valley. He’s an engineering project manager at VIRES…

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When to Say No to Harvard

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Read my original Forbes article in October 2012. “I literally said no to Harvard,” says Stanford University sophomore Darren. He was one of the young student entrepreneurs I met at StartX’s Summer 2012 Demo Day last month. StartX is Stanford’s well-backed startup accelerator for its entrepreneurial students. Darren adds, “My…

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