Jason Tee

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20 Things 20-Year-Olds Don't Get

I started Docstoc in my 20’s, made the cover of one of those cliché “20 Under 20” lists, and today I employ an amazing group of 20-somethings. Call me a curmudgeon, but at 34, how I came up seems so different from what this millennial generation expects. I made a lot of mistakes along the way, and …

Search me: online reputation management Past scandals, bad photos, critical comments: the internet has a long memory. As the EU considers the 'right to be forgotten', we investigate the growing business of online reputation management – and learn how you can airbrush your own past http://bit.ly/14HGppY Photograph: Manuel Vazquez for the Guardian

How to become a first-class negotiator

The word “negotiation” evokes connotations of difficulty. We assume that negotiations are difficult and require a special innate talent, or that …

Forbes Greatest Hits: The world's youngest billionaires: 29 under 40 http://bit.ly/1114zes

Japan is 'adding a Ponzi scheme to a Ponzi scheme'

US hedge fund heavyweight Kyle Bass has warned that Japan is careering towards a major debt crisis.<p>Mr Bass, founder of $1.8bn hedge fund Hayman Capital, said some of Japan's measures to boost growth in the deflation-dogged economy amount to "adding a Ponzi scheme to a Ponzi scheme".<p>He cited as one …

Huawei boss gives first international media interview to reject security fears

The head of Chinese technology giant Huawei has given his first international media interview in New Zealand to reject cyber-security fears that has seen the company frozen out of the US, according to reports.<p>In what was billed as his first media interview outside of China in 26 years at the helm …

Spanx founder Sara Blakely is first female billionaire to donate half her fortune to charity

Entrepreneur Sara Blakely has become the first female billionaire to donate half her fortune to the Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Giving Pledge, specifically to "invest in women".<p>The <b>youngest woman in the world to make $1bn</b> (£650m) on her own was approached by Bill Gates to commit half her wealth to …

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Moshi Monsters CFO is named UK's "Inspirational FD"

Divinia Knowles, CFO and COO of Mind Candy, the business behind the global kids’ phenomenon Moshi Monsters, was last night named the inaugural …

Icahn proposes alternative to Dell buyout

Activist investor Carl Icahn has submitted a proposal to the board of US computer company Dell in a bid to upend the $24.4 billion buyout by founder Michael Dell.<p>Mr Icahn, together with Southeastern Asset Management, has submitted a bid which would offer shareholders the option to keep holding …

How to be a great finance director or CFO: 8 tips

<b>What makes a great finance director or CFO?</b><p>Be honest;<br>• Be right; and<br>• Be lucky<p>It really is that simple. These work whether you’re dealing with investors, …

Most FTSE 100 CEOs have a finance background

A career in finance is proving to be the best preparation for taking the leading role in the top performing companies on the FTSE index, according to …

Today marks the opening weekend for The Great Gatsby, Baz Luhrmann's spectacular ode to the glorious and dark decadence of the 1920s. Here are some of the best cars from that era. http://bit.ly/10giRHP

Goldman Sachs confronts Bloomberg after journalists keep tabs on bank staff

Bloomberg faces a battle to reassure banks its $20,000-a-year terminals do not pose a security risk, after it emerged that its journalists had been accessing information about individual users.<p>Senior staff at Goldman Sachs confronted Bloomberg after journalists at the media and financial data …

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How To Invest In Winners In China http://bit.ly/16mPjMT It was a difficult year in 2012 for China investors, with just two IPOs in the U.S. for China companies. But Jenny Lee, a partner at GGV Capital in Shanghai who is number 36 on the 2013 Midas List, has had four exits over the past two years from China companies. We caught up with her to talk about the lack of exits in China and how her firm approaches China investing.

"Careers are the biggest creators of fear because they're our stream of income." - Stephen Pollan http://bit.ly/11qxL1C

How to manage difficult decisions on hiring and firing

A few years into the building of blinkx, a very senior person on my team burned out right before my eyes. This person, let’s call him Dave, was (and …

The 12 Best Cutting Room Floor Quotes From Quirky CEO Ben Kaufman

The worst thing a journalist can face is a boring subject. Those covering Quirky CEO Ben Kaufman need not worry. In my transcription of our hour-long chat, I bolded more fantastic quotes than I could possibly fit into the story. (Fantastic from my perspective at least.)<p>Kaufman, 26, was frank and, …

Why university is a waste of time

I staunchly believe that for the vast majority, university is completely pointless. I think that three years of “further education” fails to educate …

How to start a conversation

The key to being a self sufficient networker is the ability to start a conversation with someone you’ve never met before, without an …

Hey, College Grads: Avoid These 5 Job-Hunting Mistakes And Good Work Can Still Be Had

It’s commencement address season, and you know what that means. The real world awaits, but it doesn’t have to be terrible. Here are ways to sharpen that post-college job search.<p>It’s graduation season and employment is weighing heavily on the minds of college grads across America–some, in fact, have …

Gigaom | Back to the future: What if the ‘mass media’ era was just an accident of history?

Advertisement<p>When it comes to the traditional media business, there is often a pervasive nostalgia for “the good old days,” when a handful of …

Tesco: Banking culture 'not changed enough'

The leaders of Britain’s banks have not done enough to change the culture of the financial services industry five years on from the financial crisis, according to the head of Tesco’s banking arm.<p>Benny Higgins, chief executive of Tesco Bank and a former head of retail banking at Royal Bank of …

Bank 'may revise up growth forecasts'

Fresh evidence that the economy is turning a corner is expected from the Bank of England this week, following the Chancellor’s claim at this weekend’s G7 summit that Britain is “making progress”.<p>The Bank may revise up its growth forecasts for this year in its Inflation Report on Wednesday, …

Forbes Up and Comers: Jeff Slobotski, Nick Bowden and Michael Preysman http://bit.ly/138ALKr