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Talent, focus, and endurance, by Haruki Murakami

In every interview I’m asked what’s the most important quality a novelist has to have. It’s pretty obvious: talent. Now matter how much enthusiasm and effort you put into writing, if you totally lack literary talent you can forget about … Continue reading

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Life- The Ultimate Game, by Steve Pavlina

“When designing a game, a good game designer will present the player with a solid collection of compelling choices.  As long as the choices remain compelling, the game has a chance of being fun.  But if the choices are boring, confusing, pointless, … Continue reading

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Guy Kawasaki, on entrepreneurship in Singapore

Guy Kawasaki, entrepreneur extraordinaire, famous for his role in making the Macintosh computer a cult-like worldwide phenomenon, visited Singapore recently as a speaker and a judge at the Stanford Global Entrepreneurs Challenge held in Singapore. INNOVATION’s Tan Lay Leng talked … Continue reading

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Epic Speeches & Quotes: Karl Paulnack, on music.

Welcome address to freshman at Boston Conservatory, given by Karl Paulnack, pianist and director of music division at Boston Conservatory. “One of my parents’ deepest fears, I suspect, is that society would not properly value me as a musician, that … Continue reading

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