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Enroll in Stanford Engineering ENGR 145

by Larry Chiang on September 25, 2011

Larry Chiang scandalously reveals how stuff really works and breaks it down. He edits the Bloomberg BusinessWeek channel “What They Don’t Teach You at Business School”. After Chiang’s Harvard Law keynote, Harvard Business wrote: “What They Don’t Teach You at Stanford Business School“ (its the same title as his NY Times bestseller). He is Entrepreneur in Residence at Stanford University. If you read his hilariously awesome “What a Supermodel Can Teach a Stanford MBA” and “How to Get Man-Charm”, you will like his latest post:

Enroll in Stanford Engineering ENGR 145

By Larry Chiang

ENGR 145 alums teach!

It solves the problem of ENGR 145 not getting taught this quarter at Stanford.

This is for our Unofficial ENGR 145 project
11pm-1am two days per week

It’s open to engineers ONLY**
It costs $35,500*
*if youre an active Stanford student, your cost is a negative 400.oo

Direct your questions either to me or an e145 kid that I have mentored

Q: why are you doing this?
Ans: it solves a problem. ENGR 145 not getting taught fall quarter leaves a gap in the Stanford entrepreneur calendar

Q: why are you spending $$ to do this?
Ans: I’m rich, bored, talented and rich this is my hobby

Q: Do you even work at Duck9?
Answer: In college I played a varsity sport, sold ads for the Daily Illini, sold cars, started and became a cash millionaire founder, was an officer at my frat, cooked Fri lunch for my frat for 120 guys. And dated a Theta.

No one *ever* asked me of I was still Deans list in engineering.

Q: I’m foreign and I don’t trust you.
Answer: isnt that a statement?

Look. I’m from a country that doesn’t sneak attack a neighbor.

Plus why attack Canada and Mexico??

My parents are from a county that forgets that Nanking ever happened.

You’re not “buying it” so just know that I strive to be more American. I strive to be more Chinese too (that’s easy too ying wei wo tsang da yang zi bu tsuao

Q: can I fail?
Answer: most entrepreneurs fail 80.0%
My goal is to have you bat over .300 (fail only ~70%)

Q: what do I pay?
Answer: 400.oo or $35,500
You get your $400 back after you show up for 60% of Unofficial ENGR 145 events

Q: what can I pay you later after I’m filthy rich
Answer: toss me a vacation comp. Deny I ever helped you is a form of payment. I will judge you in how you treat me, yes, but what I’m saying is that I don’t need your credit, your praise, your thankfulness or your money.

A thank you card done in construction paper and crayon gives me 90% of the joy as a comp suite at the top of Four Seasons NYC Ty Warner suite

Yeah it’s the most expensive hotel accommodation according to Conde Nast.

Yes I crashed a party there during the UN Gen Ass September 21, 2011.

Yes Ty Warner is from Oak Brook IL and sold about a billion dollars worth of stuffed animals as a sequel biz to Dakin (sequel biz is a patented larry chiang guacamole recipe)

By patented, I mean you can copy-paste it for free

Copy Paste is chapter 3 of “What They Will NEVER Teach You at Stanford Business School”

I just want you to know that I learned this from my dead mentor, Mark McCormack. He wrote: What They Will NEVER Teach You at Harvard Business School

Q: What is ENGR 145
Answer: technology entrepreneurship

Google ‘Unofficial ENGR 145’
It’s #hiLarryAss

Q: Are you really a supermodel?
Answer: :-I
I pay 70% commission if you land me a modeling gig. I dont do runway. I do print. And remember I’m 6’5″, 222 so don’t make me where European clothes or a 40R. But know I can sell a sweater in an a print advertisement to a person on the Equator in summer.

Q: Are you remedial?! It’s always summer on the equator.
Answer: Dumb yourself down and Sandbag For Success. It’s chapter 13 of my NyTimes bestselling book: What They Don’t Teach You at Stanford Business School

Q: I don’t go to Stanford University – when do you come to my school?
Answer: I’m already doing MIT twice per year.

Btw I have 5 cofounders
I launched this on Josefine Kvist’s wall

Yo Stanford ENGR
Pick a session of ENGR 145 that you’ve mastered enough where you could teach it.
Email me that session

This is for our Unofficial ENGR 145 project
11pm-1am two days per week

It solves the problem of ENGR 145 not getting taught this quarter

If you liked this…
Larry’s mentor Mark McCormack wrote this in 1983.
His own book came out 09-09-09. It is called ‘What They Don’t Teach You At Stanford Business School

*** BONUS ***
a party invite for you…

This post was drafted in an hour and needs your edits… email me if you see a spelling or grammatical error(s)… larry@larrychiang com

Larry Chiang started his first company UCMS in college. He mimicked his mentor, Mark McCormack, founder of IMG who wrote the book, “What They Don’t Teach You at Harvard Business School”.
Chiang is a keynote speaker and bestselling author and spoke at Congress and World Bank.

Text or call him during office hours 11:11am or 11:11pm PST +/-11 minutes at 650-283-8008. Due to the volume of calls, he may place you on hold like a Scottsdale Arizona customer service rep. If you email him, be sure to include your cell number in the subject line. If you want him to email you his new articles…, ask him in an email :-)

You can read more equally funny, but non-founder-focused-lessons on Larry’s Amazon blog .

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