For me, I like to think a lot. Maybe because I came from an Asian background or have been an analytical person all my life. But recently, I started to reflect on what I have achieved so far in my life. I realized that I was always in search for something I'm passionate about. (And … Continue reading Doing is more important than anything else…
I am writing here to mark the beginning of my journey to become a successful businessman and investor. This is a great place for me to record and summarize all my thoughts in this process. Looking forward to it.
Brick and mortar stores are losing popularity, traditional shopping centers shutting down, while share prices of eCommerce platforms such as Amazon and Alibaba are skyrocketing. Recently, a new term called 'New Retail' is often seen on press. 'New Retail' is interpreted as empowering physical stores with technology and online platform. But what does this exactly … Continue reading The future of retail – what does ‘New Retail’ mean to us
Looking at the world, this is a world dominated by technology. Technology is impacting our lives more than ever - AI, AR/VR, IoT, Big Data 3D printing, automation etc. All these new ideas are going to completely change the way people live. In this time of our history, it is difficult to convince myself that … Continue reading 20170624 – Quest for success #1
#1 - Lower your expectations Many people talk about “Dream big”. But that’s exactly what makes people feel stressed and miserable. Most people are unhappy every day because they have extremely high expectations in life - they want to own a big house, drive a nice car, be the boss of a large corporation… But when … Continue reading THREE ways to make you happier in life
Robert Kiyosaki is a great author and a mentor on personal financial planning. Every one of his book is extremely easy to read, yet contains precious ideas to change someone's life completely. His book "Rich Dad, Poor Dad" was an absolute legend, which I'm looking to do a Top 10 summary in the near future. … Continue reading Top 10 great ideas from: “Rich Dad’s Guide to Investing” by Robert Kiyosaki
Just feel like sharing some thoughts... Some background first... Yesterday I visited this beautiful Japanese restaurant in Tai Kok Tsui, Hong Kong (it's called "Asazuki" if you want tot try). It is a one-man restaurant that seats about ten people max..... Yes... the owner takes care of everything from order, cooking, cashier to preparing drinks. Yesterday was … Continue reading Deep talk: how should we pursue our dream?
Many university graduates are fighting for a position in investment banking, especially in bulge bracket banks. I was no different two years ago, attending as many career events as possible trying to break into banking. I would like to share some tips to help you increase the chance and kick off your career to a dream … Continue reading How to break into top investment banks – Summary
3. Interview preparation: Work SMART, not hard One of the most important skills in life is develop a sense of knowing what is actually important. “Work smart, not hard” sums up my point very well. Here's my tips on how to prepare for your interviews: Just remember this, as a university graduate, technical skills like financial modelling are … Continue reading How to break into top investment banks – Tip #3
The second tip ! 2. Know what you are getting yourself into Hopefully now that you have a better understanding of yourself. Next step is to find a suitable position for your unique skillset. As a university student, you probably have no idea what each position does... so why not learn about all available positions? You can … Continue reading How to break into top investment banks – Tip #2