Tag: Nike

  • I Love Them. I Want Them.

    I Love Them. I Want Them.

    These were my first pair of Nike Frees when I first joined Nike back in the 2000s. I wore them everyday. But darn I just announced my “values” to the world. I want them, but I don’t need them, but I want this. Damn, life is not fun.

  • Skateboarding @ #Tokyo2020

    Skateboarding @ #Tokyo2020

    I love the story of Nike SB- skateboarding, and today, almost poetically, the world got to see the products Nike created for Olympic skateboarding athletes, an effort 24 years in the making.  When Nike first produced its own skate shoes in 1997, the market was strongly in favour of brands such as DC and Vans.…

  • Why I left Apple. Why I am trying to leave Work.

    I wanted to stop rationalising. I couldn’t square the dilemma. I was sick of the wrestling. The value of I was doing, from selling shoes to selling phones, needed more rationalisation than I could stomach. The “rationalized” values were at least “one order” away from what I was actually doing daily: Selling iPhones:{1st Order Impact}…

  • Nike Rise’s Shitty Press Release

    Nike Rise’s Shitty Press Release

    The press release of the new β€œNike Rise” store was not written for humans πŸ₯΄ Members of Nike’s family of retail concepts:Nike RiseHouse of InnovationNike LiveKicks LoungeHouse of Hoops… As a visitor, I could be categorised as a:shopperconsumermemberMemberNike Member Services I need to learn to name:Nike ExperiencesMember UnlockScan To LearnScan to TryNike FitNike By You…

  • The Wonderful Naivety of Apple Product Launches

    Perfect autumn morning @ Apple ifcmall, HongΒ Kong Today is the launch of the iPhone 11. Product launches at the Apple stores were the favorite moments of my stint at Apple. They were also the most significant moments of growth. In a way, I believe everyone could relate to a product launch event at an Apple…

  • 🧐 Facts about my 26 bosses

    I have had 26 different bosses in 20+ years of working. Brands I worked for are from: πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ πŸ‡­πŸ‡°πŸ‡­πŸ‡°πŸ‡­πŸ‡° πŸ‡¨πŸ‡³ πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί (I have yet to work for a European company or boss.) I sold πŸ“±, πŸ‘Ÿ, πŸ€, empty promises and humans. 2. Ethnicity of my bosses: πŸ‘¨πŸΌβ€πŸ’ΌπŸ‘¨πŸΌβ€πŸ’ΌπŸ‘¨πŸΌβ€πŸ’ΌπŸ‘¨πŸΌβ€πŸ’ΌπŸ‘¨πŸΌβ€πŸ’ΌπŸ‘¨πŸΌβ€πŸ’ΌπŸ‘¨πŸΌβ€πŸ’ΌπŸ‘¨πŸΌβ€πŸ’ΌπŸ‘¨πŸΌβ€πŸ’ΌπŸ‘¨πŸΌβ€πŸ’Ό πŸ™ŽπŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸ™ŽπŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸ™ŽπŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸ™ŽπŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸ™ŽπŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸ™ŽπŸ»β€β™‚οΈ πŸ‘©πŸΌβ€πŸ’ΌπŸ‘©πŸΌβ€πŸ’ΌπŸ‘©πŸΌβ€πŸ’ΌπŸ‘©πŸΌβ€πŸ’Ό πŸ‘¨πŸΏβ€πŸ’ΌπŸ‘¨πŸΏβ€πŸ’ΌπŸ‘¨πŸΏβ€πŸ’Ό πŸ™πŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸ™πŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸ™πŸ»β€β™€οΈ 27% were female. More…

  • i told u i have always liked nike.

    i told u i have always liked nike.

    a screen capture from my website back in the early 2000s. and then on my “favorites” page …. and while we are at it … this was the image on the landing page:

  • From CSI, to, another CSI.

    From CSI, to, another CSI.

    What happened since I last wrote? Gosh. Went to Lanai with the China extended leadership team, had a blast.Went to Rio, with the territory GMs, had a blast.Our daughter, Sophia, was born. Everything went so smoothly that I still find it amazing that Sharon managed to pull this one off soooo flawlessly.GCLT visit to Guangzhou.…

  • From CSI to CSI

    From CSI to CSI

    This is it. My accidental 2 months of absolute joy and zero productivity are coming to an end. Tomorrow I will head to Xiamen to attend the FA’11 CSI. Yes, the Nike CSI. Last time I talked about leaving my job at Nike, and the reasons behind that decision. Things took a very strange turn…

  • Moving On.

    A Letter to people I care about at work: Dear all, I am writing to you guys because (1) I am lazy and I don’t want to be calling each and everyone of you and (2), I don’t want you to hear from others about this news but me first. The worst thing that could…