4 episodes

The series presents conversations with interesting personalities from across Asia, all featuring men and women over 60 who continue to innovate, achieve success and grow their careers beyond the traditional “retirement” age.

The Quicksilver Generation Podcast is hosted by Singapore-based media & marketing consultant Miguel Bernas.

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The series presents conversations with interesting personalities from across Asia, all featuring men and women over 60 who continue to innovate, achieve success and grow their careers beyond the traditional “retirement” age.

The Quicksilver Generation Podcast is hosted by Singapore-based media & marketing consultant Miguel Bernas.

    Episode 4: Fong Hoe Fang's journey from social worker to book publisher

    Episode 4: Fong Hoe Fang's journey from social worker to book publisher

    In this episode of the Quicksilver Generation Podcast, we interview Mr Fong Hoe Fang, entrepreneur, founder and publisher of Singapore’s Ethos Books. 
    During our chat, we discuss why Hoe Fang turned away from his career as a social worker to start his first his first company. He also talks about the books that give him the most pride, how he likes to learn from young people and his philosophy as an employer, including his unorthodox policy of hiring ex-convicts. 

    • 47 min
    Episode 3: PN Balji, Singapore's "Reluctant Editor"

    Episode 3: PN Balji, Singapore's "Reluctant Editor"

    In this episode, we interview Singaporean path-breaking veteran journalist, media consultant and author PN Balji. At 70, Balji recently published a book ("Reluctant Editor," Marshall Cavendish International, 2019) on his memoirs as a journalist during the regime of Lee Kuan Yew, founding father of modern Singapore and the island republic's first Prime Minister. In this discussion we discuss Balji's "love-hate" relationship with LKY, press freedom and the state of journalism today. We also talk about how Balji "retired" from working as a full time journalist at the age of 53 and how building a personal brand prepared him for his post-journalism career. 

    • 32 min
    Episode 2: How did Louis Loo become Singapore's data recovery expert?

    Episode 2: How did Louis Loo become Singapore's data recovery expert?

    In this episode, we interview Louis Loo, Singapore's premiere and albeit unlikely data recovery expert. At 63, he has established himself as the country's top specialist in data recovery, with clients big and small and from as far away as Mexico. What started out as a hobby has flourished into a successful new career, in which he says loving what you do and bringing happiness to customers remains the most important part.

    • 26 min
    Episode 1: Dave McCaughan talks bout the New Life Builders

    Episode 1: Dave McCaughan talks bout the New Life Builders

    The pilot episode is an interview with Dave McCaughan, ad industry veteran and founder of Bangkok-based marketing consultancy Bibliosexual, who has done extensive research and is an authority on the generation he refers to as “New Life Builders.” 

    Dave talks about how today's generation of people 60 and older are breaking stereotypes of those traditionally referred to as "elderly." In Asia, countries are seeing people living longer, enjoying a higher quality of life longer and are creating a new market of consumers with strong spending power and the leisure time to enjoy it.

    • 1 hr

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