A high-level​ ​overview of China digital and advertising landscape

Less meeting, more thinking

The balance between privacy and innovation (part 1)

10 key facts about South Korea e-commerce (updated Mar 2019)

Less meeting, more thinking

Bad meetings cost time and money (more than $37B/year in the US alone). And they reduce time to think, especially for executives. Make better choices with your calendar today.

8 key facts about South Korea Mobile Game Industry

Hi there, Updated Mar 2019: since this post is quite old, I have an updated post with 2019 data “8 key facts about South Korea Mobile Game Industry (update Mar 2019)“. Below is the original post back in 2016. I have been curious about South Korea game industry for a while now so I am…

Search Engine Market share in APAC December 2016

Hi there, Mar 2019: an updated version of this post is here search engine market share in APAC in 2019 (including South Korea, China, and other APAC markets). Since this topic has become one of the most popular content on my blog, I am trying to update the data again. I would include the data source…

“You are the Master of your fate, the captain of your soul”

“I am the master of my fate, I am the captain of my soul.” – Henley. This is such a powerful statement, from “Invictus” a short Victorian poem by the English poet William Ernest Henley (1849–1903). As time goes by, I appreciate this statement more and more in my personal and professional life and let me share today some of my…

Key facts about Indonesia Digital Landscape

Hi there, If you are relatively new to the Indonesian digital market like me, you may find some of the below facts interesting or surprising. Data is from eMarketer. A quick summary is below and you could download the entire deck on Google drive here or on slideshare: Indonesia ranks number 6th in the world…

Key facts about India digital landscape

Hi there, Below are some key basic facts about India digital landscape, mainly for the audience outside of India. I uploaded the slides to Google drive or slideshare so feel free to download. 1. India ranks second in the world in terms of internet users (372.5M) and mobile internet users (287.7M) and the growth rate…

Induction for Senior Leadership is critical for success yet often not done well

Senior leadership often has huge impact on the company culture, the team, clients/partners and overall business. Yet a solid induction/on-boarding plan for newly joined senior leader in the first 60-90 days is often not done well at many companies. Why is it so? They brilliantly pass the interview process First senior leadership candidates often pass the interview process…

The more senior you get, the more bad news you receive?

Recently a colleague told me that it just occurred to him, the more senior he got, the more bad news he seemed to receive. I jokingly replied “do you just realise that now? welcome to the club” The reasons why this “phenomenon” happens are many but the common sense explanation is you are now the…