53 min

165 // Simon Alexander Ong // Make the Most of Every Moment Dear Asian Americans

    • Personal Journals

Simon Alexander Ong, leadership coach, business analyst, speaker, and author, joins Jerry for an episode Dear Asian Europeans to talk about the process of going from the corporate world of banking to entrepreneurship and taking a chance on yourself. Simon shares about his family’s journey from Malaysia to the U.K., finding success as an entrepreneur, and the very challenging process of writing a book in the midst of a pandemic AND being a new parent. He also talks about where his energy comes from: his physical health and fitness. Listen in as Jerry and Simon discuss the varying experiences of the Asian diaspora, the importance of following your heart and being open to what it says, and why taking up space in places we historically have not, hits differently with audiences that look like us.

Simon Alexander Ong, leadership coach, business analyst, speaker, and author, joins Jerry for an episode Dear Asian Europeans to talk about the process of going from the corporate world of banking to entrepreneurship and taking a chance on yourself. Simon shares about his family’s journey from Malaysia to the U.K., finding success as an entrepreneur, and the very challenging process of writing a book in the midst of a pandemic AND being a new parent. He also talks about where his energy comes from: his physical health and fitness. Listen in as Jerry and Simon discuss the varying experiences of the Asian diaspora, the importance of following your heart and being open to what it says, and why taking up space in places we historically have not, hits differently with audiences that look like us.

53 min