The Long Way, Faster

Shareholders were swooned by the CEO’s charisma, obvious capabilities, and high ambitions – surely the perfect concoction for a winning investment? Q1) Does a dominant market share mean a business has a strong moat and is infallible? Q2) Does having the courage to expand overseas mean a business has a long runway to grow? Healthcare […]

The Best Secrets

Many of us pursue the chase of uncovering secrets, hidden formulas, success techniques. If we could learn and obtain these, we would be on our fast track to success, to build a bigger business, to essentially win. A young apprentice once asked the grand master: “I have learned from you for many years, why can’t […]

OFFLINE Network/Platform Effect

“Network/Platform effect” has been the hot keyword in the recent decades especially among the Startups, Venture Capitalists, Technology Innovators and Disruptors. They gave rise to many giant businesses: Facebook, Youtube, Grab, Uber, AirBnB and many others. Simply, additional Users to the platform, brings more benefit to it. Facebook: More friends that are on it brings […]

The Happiest Office

Whenever a Gong is sounded, the entire building cheered and clapped. Employees walk around wearing lanyards pinned with colourful and smiley badges. A recruitment interview room designed to be like a Talent Show setting with a 3-judge table and bright bulbs that light up showing “WE WANT YOU!!” if the interviewee passes. Walk into this […]