Friday, November 16, 2018

Adding Value

Last week, I received my thousandth (or so it feels) invitation to be part of a direct sales business. Like most people, I have...

Making Things to Last

My mobile phone, which is a little over a year old, will not start. That’s the third time in the past one month. I...

The Glory of Entrepreneurship

I grew up in a family where entrepreneurship is shunned and something to be ashamed of. My elder brothers flung their exams and were...

Order Amidst Chaos

I have never looked forward to going to India on business. Yet, every trip has been interesting, to say the least. The country is...

Who’s Calling the Shot?

Tony Soprana, in the hit television series ‘The Sopranos’ famously said, “I'm the motherfuckin' fuckin' one who calls the shots!”. While I don’t condone the...

Shortage of Women, Minorities in UBER workforce

Uber Technologies Inc. has released its first diversity report, showing that women and non-white employees are underrepresented at the ride-services company – just as...

Singapore Budget 2016 – Partnering & Transforming for the Future

By Lam Fong Kiew & Edwin Leow, Head of Tax and Tax Director respectively of Nexia TS, Singapore's leading home-grown full service audit and...

G20 drive for global fast internet by 2025

Germany wants to use its presidency of the Group of 20 major economies to promote fast internet for all, agree common technical standards and...

Are We Working Hard Enough?

In an emotional speech to the Parliament recently, Singapore’s PM Lee Hsien Loong asked fellow Singaporeans to give him and his government more time...

Doing Business in a VUCA World

If you think the world has gone upside down, rest assured you are not alone. The world has indeed changed in many ways since...

Hybrid human-robo financial advice launched

Brokerage Charles Schwab Corp (SCHW.N) has launched a service that combines its automated investment management technology with human advisors, as financial institutions race to offer...

My Dad, and the Eat-all-You-Can Concept

As a young man, my dad was a hawker, and his specialty was char-kuey teow, the ubiquitous dish that was a hawker stable. He...