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  • pink tax on fmcg good

    Being charged 15% more because you’re a woman

    Do you know Billie? This female funded startup found in 2017 with the goal of fighting the “pink tax” (paying a surplus because the product is marketed to women) including razors and personal care products (for razors the pink tax boils down to 10-15% vs male razors. Yes, wtf? 🤯). If this motivated you to start your own female…

  • What is BitClout?

    BitClout: you can buy Elon Musk and Beyoncé now

    Bitclout seems all the rage right now. Simply explained, it’s being able to invest in people – at this moment based on their Twitter ranking (aka “reputation”). Bitclout is the stock market for people – everyone has a “price” or coin and others can buy your stock because they believe in you, your potential and…

  • Nepali Woman fighting gender stereotypes

    Sandra: finding balance in racially and gender-stereotyped worlds

    I wrote a little piece on my friend Sandra on NANA. When I received back the answers to my questions, my level of pride to be her friend rose by 500%. Vist this link to read about Sandra: An inspiring story about a Nepali Woman and how she is fighting gender and racial stereotypes all…

  • CryptoPunks NFT

    WTF? NFT: Non-fungible tokens

    Sam & Shaan are talking about it, GaryVee is on it, some YouTuber Logan Paul as well. It’s the new hit next too crypto, sports cards and Pokémon. NFTs are non-fungible tokens, art on the blockchain, also called digital collectables. NFTs are another form of digital assets. Where fungible tokens, e.g. a bitcoin, can be…

  • sara shakeel art chinese consumer

    Takeaways from McKinsey’s report on China

    This McKinsey report “Understanding Chinese Consumers: The growth engine of the world” has been pinned to my desktop for the entire week. It’s 148 pages. Here are some key takeaways. Digitization: B2C (and B2B) brands should go digital. Now. Start at page 119, where it becomes really interesting for ya digital workers. Mainland brands: China is decoupling from the…

  • The Queen's Gambit beth harmon

    100% Inspired

    Opposed to the normal #businessbossbish I’d be inspired by. This week I was enthralled by Beth Harmon, the chess prodigy orphan from The Queen’s Gambit. In this Netflix binger, Beth Harmon becomes the queen of chess, smashing it against her male opponents. All the while having tranquillizers and alcohol for breakfast, lunch and dinner (I just noticed the…

  • Extending life with sirtuins, metformin, resveratrol and NMN. Joe Rogan, David Sinclair and Lindsay Jang

    Extending life with sirtuins, NMN, resveratrol and metformin

    I think everyone arrives at a stage past 30 when they realize life is quite precious, longevity is not a given and that we need to take care of our bodies & health (and for the Asians – also take care of your dad/mom/grandmom/grandfather and the rest of the extended family’s health).  So I’ve been watching (YouTube that…

  • parade cami tellez

    Who needs college when you have underwear?

    I’m still infatuated with #bossbishes #underdogs and #founderstories. This week I present to you: Cami Tellez from Parade. Dropped out of college when she was 18, now running an underwear brand promoting inclusivity, body positivity and sustainability at its core. Struggles with a chronic illness. Comes from an immigrant background and realized that she (and we) live in a…

  • Steven Bartlett the 6 most important graphs you will ever see

    The 6 most important graphs you will ever see

    Extracted from Steven Bartlett on Instagram. Steven runs his own media company, is known for creating a hoax around a football player that became worldwide news. Just to prove the power of social media – and how we, plain plebs, are so easily fooled by the (social) media. His IG is good – I always…

  • sara shakeel image

    No sleep = 1 pound per week

    Unlike most of the podcasts, Dr Mark Hyman records 10-minutes podcasts and videos with bite-sized content on health. In this episode, 3 doctors discuss how stress influences our behaviour and decision making. We all know it. But this serves as just another reminder 🔁. They discuss that being deprived of sleep will cause impulsive decision making, make you crave carbs and will get…