About Zhu Xudong

Well, it's just me and me after all.

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  • Zhu shared from Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street by John Brooks
    When it comes to dictating, the consumer is the dictator without peer.
    Note: though sometimes the consumers are just dumb
  • Zhu shared from Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street by John Brooks
    THE origins of the Edsel go back to the fall of 1948, seven years before the year of decision, when Henry Ford II, who had been president and undisputed boss of the company since the death of his grandfather, the original Henry, a year earlier, proposed to the company’s executive committee, which included Ernest R. Breech, the executive vice-president, that studies be undertaken concerning the wisdom of putting on the market a new and wholly different medium-priced car.
    Note: this sentence could be put in an english language test.
  • Zhu shared from On China by Henry Kissinger
    Each side wanted the other to look more eager. We split the difference. The draft needed the Chairman’s approval, and Mao had gone to bed. Mao finally approved a formulation in which Zhou, “[k]nowing of President Nixon’s expressed desire to visit the People’s Republic of China,” was said to have “extended an invitation,” which Nixon had then accepted “with pleasure.
    Note: 真是不容易啊!
  • Zhu shared from Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China by Evan Osnos
    “I wasn’t thinking about being an entrepreneur—I was just so angry,” Gong said. “I wanted a site for people who were in the same position I was in.”
    Note: i didnt know who she was until i read this. should have paid more attention when learning her name
  • Zhu shared from The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers by Ben Horowitz
    in the bacon-and-egg breakfast of a startup, we were with the chicken and the entrepreneur was the pig: We were involved, but she was committed.
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Zhu Xudong
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