#100 Kai Fu Lee on How to Live Without Regret

Released Tuesday, 4th December 2018
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Kai-Fu Lee is a venture capitalist, technology executive, writer, and an artificial intelligence expert. He’s invested in 15 unicorn startups, with 5 startups focused in AI. He’s also one of the most respected educators of entrepreneurs in the world.

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SHOWNOTES Kai-Fu Lee talks about the pressure to excel in Chinese culture [2:30]
Why Kai-Fu Lee won’t enforce the typical Chinese notion of hard work with his own kids [3:29]
How coming to America was more important than anything else for helping Kai-Fu Lee find his passion [4:38]
What facing cancer taught Kai-Fu Lee and why hard work is not the meaning of life [7:21]
The 9-9-6 “balance” that Chinese companies used to attract top employees [8:05]
What Kai-Fu Lee says he was a good “optimizer” but never put his family first [9:38]
Kai-Fu Lee talks about what accomplishment feels like and how his employees called him Iron Man [11:13]
Why Kai-Fu Lee started to regret working so hard [12:25]
The big wake up call Kai-Fu Lee received from a Taiwanese monk and how it forced him to change his purpose in life [13:51]
Why Kai-Fu Lee now puts family first instead of work [16:48]
How to overcome the inevitable disruption that AI will bring to the world [19:31]
The 2 buckets of jobs that AI won’t be able to do and how they will become more valuable for humans [21:00]
How to combine your passion with AI [23:14]
Why you need to do something you love if you want to become amazing [25:49]
How Kai-Fu Lee approaches learning [26:40]
Why we need to believe we have a soul [27:45]
How we’ve been brainwashed to think the meaning of our life is our work (and what we need to do instead) [31:50]
BOOKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE: AI Superpowers https://amzn.to/2P6L5S7 [2:04] Neon Future https://comics.impacttheory.com/ [19:52] Top 5 Regrets of the Dying https://amzn.to/2P7SeSi [13:21]
PEOPLE MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE: Malcolm Gladwell [26:39] Bronnie Ware [13:21] Master Hsing Yun [13:55]

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