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11:11 is my goal of getting duck9 consumers lots of 1s.

24 1's in a row equals a 750 FICO.

A "one" is an on-time payment in credit reporting code.

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In Silicon Valley, Are You Playing Monopoly Without Knowing The Rules

December 16, 2019

By Larry Chiang Have you ever played Monopoly, Pit, Dungeons and Dragons or Settlers of Catan with a group of people that just change the rules on the fly!?! Changes like this will cost you money  Changes to rules on the fly will hurt your career PROBLEM: Engineers have been taken advantage of since MBAs […]

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White Plaza, Standing on 3B and Making a Homer

December 15, 2019

By Larry Chiang I unabashedly love #InsideBaseball.  So, while I’ll be alienating the gen pop, at least I’ll be making one best friend outta this blog post. 6,000 views. 200 people that really read it. 20 Stanford undergrads who put pen to paper. One or two best friends.  Goal: To get you to see White […]

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Best Entrepreneurship Movie, Mr Rodgers

December 15, 2019

by Larry Chiang The emotional reality founders face. Mr Rodgers addresses this. Can you remember that you were a child also. These are the Knowledge nuggets I took away from Mister Rodgers Neighborhood, movie. Entrepreneurship has highs and lows. All of your emotional baggage leaks out when you add massive influxes of money out and […]

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Keep your AirBnb space party-free

December 12, 2019

  To: chiang9@duck9.comSubject: Keep your space party-free Discount: Top devices to help prevent parties Hi Larry, The holidays are here, and we know it’s important for you to protect your space—especially during this busy season. To support hosts like you, Airbnb has organized special discounts on three of the top party prevention devices. These offers […]

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Make Your Moment Book Giveaway. An Example of An LCRRM

December 11, 2019

San Francisco, CALIF.  By Larry Chiang Stanford engineers can greatly benefit from this blog post. Takeaways include – verbal self defense when you’re making waves at the summer internship – learning how to do an LCRRM – Making Your Moment Make Your Moment. It’s a great new book. My new friend Dion Lim wrote it. I […]

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Roundtripping a Twenty

December 10, 2019

By Larry Chiang This $20 will make a roundtrip It knowledge activates  – #LCRRM – #cs183clawback – #first17steps – Getting $20 in sales gets your cherry popped Larry Chiang @duck9 (@LarryChiang) 12/10/19, 9:03 AM This $20 will make a roundtrip It knowledge activates – #LCRRM – #cs183clawback – #first17steps – Getting $20 in sales gets […]

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Old Pro

December 10, 2019

I finally understand why the only vc nightlife in Palo Alto is “Old Pro” If you own shoulder pads that have been refurbished 17+x, you’re similar to a Chinese guy who has had shoes resoled and watches YouTube videos on how to refurbish Florsheim’s.  Speed networking seduction is not for selling women. It’s about manipulating […]

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Garry Tan on the Biggest Mismatch in Stanford Engineering’s Tech

December 10, 2019

By Larry Chiang Okay, not just Stanford engineering. It’s missing in all of tech.  Garry() (@garrytan) 5/3/16, 3:12 PM The biggest mismatch in tech is too many founders can execute but can’t sell. Others only sell and can’t execute. Both are necessary. The biggest mismatch in tech is too many founders can execute but can’t […]

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Larry Chiang Broadcasting Cool Locations Prior to the Locations

December 8, 2019

By Larry Chiang A FedEx package lets you know where it’s going Stanford engineers can learn a lot from a Federal Express package because people appreciate updates.  To preview and prepare you for locations, look to Twitter @LarryChiang. This is how FourSquare and Plancast used to work.  Larry Chiang @duck9 (@LarryChiang) 12/5/19, 5:57 PM Sequoia Holiday […]

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Changes to Larry Chiang Office Hours During Christmas 2019 which is Dec 5 – Feb 3, 2020

December 6, 2019

By Larry Chiang Coffees and #530Lytton office hours can be kinda intimidating when you’re in Stanford Engineering and have Entrepreneurship questions. To make it more like a group activity, I will be doing “office hours” 15 minutes before parties like the Sequoia Christmas party Doug Leone and wife Patricia with Larry Chiang at the Sequoia […]

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