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Successful People talk about becoming their own BOSS, retiring RICH early and fulfilling their FULL POTENTIAL

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Successful People talk about becoming their own BOSS, retiring RICH early and fulfilling their FULL POTENTIAL

    Medispec’s Teng Beng Lee -- From Fighter Pilot to Successful Business Exit

    Medispec’s Teng Beng Lee -- From Fighter Pilot to Successful Business Exit

    #healthcare #pharmaceuticals #business
    Medispec's Teng Beng Lee -- From Fighter Pilot to Successful Business Exit 
    From humble beginnings in Penang, Malaysia, to wanting to become a fighter pilot in the SIngapore army and then into business having obtained his first product from Thailand, determination marked Teng Beng Lee's success in business. 
    (Vistage Malaysia engaged Do More to conduct this interview. Vistage is the world’s largest CEO coaching and peer advisory organisation for small and midsize business leaders, with over 27,000 members worldwide.)
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    CONTENTS: 
    00:00:51 - Hitchhiking to Singapore to Become a Fighter Pilot 00:03:10 - A Sister's Help to Starting in Business 00:03:58 - No Such Thing as Failure 00:04:26 - The Power of Passion 00:05:34 - How Beng Lee Secured his First Medical Product .. at the Expense of Sime Darby 00:08:21 - Growth .. How? 00:09:00 - Business Principles to Live By?  00:09:42 - Healthcare: Recession-Proof 00:10:05 - Why Only Asian Generic Drugs? 00:11:17 - Why Exit? 00:11:57 - Creating Value for an Exit: How? 00:12:55 - Fighting Complacency 00:14:12 - Why Become a Businessman? 00:15:00 - What It Takes to Succeed 00:15:28 - How to Stay Motivated 00:16:38 - Why Sell and Not Keep? 00:17:31 - The Process of Selling to Ekuinas 00:18:10 - Post-Retirement Plans? 00:18:57 - What's Most Important Now? 00:19:19 - Advice to His Children? 00:19:52 - Investing Advice? 
    Follow Beng Lee here: 
    IG: https://www.instagram.com/blteng/ Vistage: https://vistage.com.my/taking-charge/ 
     
    Follow Chuang here: URL: http://www.domore.my/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hsu-chuan... FB: https://www.facebook.com/khoo.chuang/ IG: www.instagram.com/khoohsuchuang/ 
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    • 20 min
    Google Cloud’s Sherie Ng and Capital A’s Aireen Omar: Let There Be Diversity!

    Google Cloud’s Sherie Ng and Capital A’s Aireen Omar: Let There Be Diversity!

    #success  #diversity  #technology  
    Google Cloud’s Sherie Ng and Capital A’s Aireen Omar: Let There Be Diversity! 
    Sherie Ng, Managing Director of Singapore & Malaysia, Google Cloud and Aireen Omar President of Ventures at Capital A (formerly known as AirAsia Group), talk about the gender gap in the tech industry and what can be done to redress the imbalance.
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    CONTENTS: 
    00:01:18: Sherie’s Success Journey .. 00:04:22: Aireen’s Success Journey .. 00:05:57: Why Tony Fernandes Chose Aireen to Head Malaysia 00:08:25:  Should Women Lean In More? 00:10:59: Can Leadership Begin at Home? 00:13:23: What Happens When Motherhood Beckons? 00:16:38: Answering The Big Question 00:20:25: What a Diverse Boardroom and Workplace Looks Like 00:24:24: Can Changing Values Drive Diversity? 00:28:27: How Female Management Can Drive Value 00:37:37: How Web3 Can Turbocharge Diversity 00:42:28: What Kind of People Will Succeed in the Jobs of the Future? 
    Follow Sherie here: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sherieng/?originalSubdomain=sgTwitter: https://twitter.com/sherieng
    Follow Aireen here: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aireenomar/?originalSubdomain=myIG: https://www.instagram.com/aireenomar/?hl=en
    Follow Chuang here: URL: http://www.domore.my/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hsu-chuang-khoo-ab199343/FB: https://www.facebook.com/khoo.chuang/IG: instagram.com/khoohsuchuang/
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    • 45 min
    Ng Chong Lam of Ng Eng Kee & Sons: Diversify, Integrity, China!

    Ng Chong Lam of Ng Eng Kee & Sons: Diversify, Integrity, China!

    #business #China #diversify 
    Ng Chong Lam of Ng Eng Kee & Sons: Diversify, Integrity, China! 
    Some lessons from a multi-generational business that has existed since the early 20th century. 
    The NEK Group’s founder, the late Ng Eng Kee, was born in Taiping, Perak, Malaysia in 1925, helping his father, the late Ng Chong Geng, to establish manufacturing and trading companies which specialised in rubber, palm oil and petrochemical products. 
    The move to China and other overseas markets began In the 1970s and continues until today with new businesses in real estate and manufacturing. ​Today, the NEK Group is a family office that invests in fintech, AI, semiconductors, HR engagement platforms, travel, jewellery and luxury goods all the way from seed to growth stage, including highly profitable late-stage companies. 
    NEK offers early stage companies equity capital, mentorship support and networking access to both the Southeast Asia region as well as China’s Greater Bay region. 
    (Vistage Malaysia engaged Do More to conduct this interview. Vistage is the world’s largest CEO coaching and peer advisory organisation for small and midsize business leaders, with over 27,000 members worldwide.)
    CONTENTS: 
    01:06 - Diversify, Have Integrity, Do Good and Keep Cash 02:37 - Growth Industries? 04:01 - Private Business, External Shareholders 04:40 - Many Ways to Invest!  04:56 - Interesting Markets? 06:56 - What of the Malaysian Economy? 08:13 - Advice to the Entrepreneur 09:21 - Advice for a Successful China Expansion 14:19 - How China’s Business Methods Differ from America’s 17:13 - Communism and Hierarchies in China 18:26 - America’s Jealousy of China 19:52 - A China Partnership is Essential20:54 - Four Success Tips 
    -- Follow Chong Lam and the NEK Group here: 
    URL: https://www.nekgroup.com.my/about LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chong-lam-ng-3b41ab1/ Vistage: https://vistage.com.my/better-boss/ ---Follow Chuang here: 
    URL: http://www.domore.my/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hsu-chuang-khoo-ab199343/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/khoo.chuang/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/khoohsuchuang/ 
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    • 21 min
    Penjana’s Taufiq Iskandar and MRANTI’s Safuan Zairi: Capital & Policy are Music to Entrepreneurs

    Penjana’s Taufiq Iskandar and MRANTI’s Safuan Zairi: Capital & Policy are Music to Entrepreneurs

    #entrepreneur #venturecapital #fundraise
    Penjana’s Taufiq Iskandar and MRANTI’s Safuan Zairi: Capital, Policy are Music to Entrepreneurs
    Thriving tech ecosystems need sufficient pools of capital and a vibrant policy framework to succeed. Safuan Zairi, Chief of Ecosystem Development at govt research & innovation commercialisation agency MRANTI and Taufiq Iskandar, CEO of the govt’s matching fund-of-funds firm Penjana Kapital, take us on a journey of Malaysia’s tech ecosystem and offer an honest view of where the country’s players need to improve to remain relevant in an uncertain future.
    ………FOLLOW TAUFIQ HERE: Penjana: https://www.penjanakapital.com.my/aboutus/teamLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taufiq-iskandar-088543a/
    FOLLOW SAFUAN HERE: Twitter: https://twitter.com/safuanzairiLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/safuan-zairi-bb562756/MRANTI: https://mranti.my/about-us
    ………CONTENTS: 00:00:00 - Intro00:01:22 - A Cold Hard Look At Malaysia’s Tech Ecosystem: Ahead, On Par or Behind? 00:07:47 - So, Progress: Where and How? 00:11:40 - Are Venture Capitalists in Malaysia Too Risk-Averse? 00:21:28 - What Would Attract Capital from Andreesen Horowitz, KKR, Sequoia? 00:25:41 - Do Entrepreneurs Really Need to Think Big, Think Global? 00:27:09 - Why Is There So Little Risk-Taking Capital?  00:32:39 - What Is Malaysia’s Positioning WIthin ASEAN to Attract More Capital? 00:44:20 - What Happens When Companies Go Bust Due to Circumstances? 01:05:11 - Must You Be in a Sexy Sector to Attract Capital? 01:11:46 - Is Enough Being Done to Keep Legacy, Old Companies Relevant? 01:19:44 - How To Catalyse More Global Capital to Malaysia? What Mechanisms Exist? 01:22:09 - How To Use the Media to Build More Awareness? 01:28:30 - Is There a Listening Platform for Entrepreneurs to Talk to the Ecosystem? 
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    • 1 hr 30 min
    Amlex’s Lim Say Soon - The Power of Perseverance

    Amlex’s Lim Say Soon - The Power of Perseverance

    #semiconductor #manufacturing #automation  
    Amlex's Lim Say Soon - The Power of Perseverance 
    'Perseverance' and 'tenacity' best describes Lim Say Soon's business journey, as it has not always been plain sailing for the owner of this Penang-based electronics services company. 
    Find out from Say Soon what it takes to overcome the odds, with his early days being marked by extreme hardship and many uncertain nights. 
    (Vistage Malaysia engaged Do More to conduct this interview. Vistage is the world’s largest CEO coaching and peer advisory organisation for small and midsize business leaders, with over 27,000 members worldwide.)
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    00:00 - Intro00:29 - The Amlex Journey02:59 - Early Company Hardship05:13 - Surviving Global Crisis06:38 - LEAP Market Listing07:51 - Staying Relevant in the Industry09:35 - Handling Hyper Growth10:24 - Talent Hiring Philosophy 11:11 - Always Hungry Moving Forward13:00 - Enjoy the Process14:14 - Succeeding in Business15:27 - Perseverance in Entrepreneurship16:39 - The Mindset Growing Amlex17:39 - Future of Semiconductor Industry 
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    Follow Lim Say Soon here:URL: https://www.amlextech.com/LinkedIn: https://my.linkedin.com/in/nick-lim-say-peng-420138154
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    • 19 min
    Guan Chong’s Brandon Tay: Malaysia’s Cocoa Magnate

    Guan Chong’s Brandon Tay: Malaysia’s Cocoa Magnate

    #chocolate #cocoa #business 
    Guan Chong's Brandon Tay: Malaysia's Cocoa Magnate 
    At the age of 35, Brandon Tay took over the helm of Guan Chong, a cocoa processing company, following a split within the family business in 2000.
    Today, the company's cocoa ingredients are exported to over 70 countries and its clientele include world-renowned confectionery manufacturers Mars, Hershey's and Lotte of South Korea.
    Find out the business principles that enabled Brandon to build Guan Chong into the world's 4th-largest cocoa processing company and Malaysia's largest. 
    (Vistage Malaysia engaged Do More to conduct this interview. Vistage is the world’s largest CEO coaching and peer advisory organisation for small and midsize business leaders, with over 27,000 members worldwide.)
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    00:00 - Intro00:52 - Journey of Building a Nationwide Business 08:48 - The Value of a Business Community10:40 - Consistency of Supply as a Business Principle12:30 - Always Thinking Two Steps Ahead15:45 - Importance of Taking Risks and Growing Fast18:51 - Establishing the Right Key People 20:16 - Making it Big: 3 Pieces of Advice23:03 - Can Hard Work Beat Luck?
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    Follow Brandon and GCB here:URL: https://www.gcbcocoa.com/home
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    • 23 min

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