I believe that Vietnamese technology professionals have the ability to be some of the best in the world.
“In AirAsia we consider ourselves basically a dream factory…We deliberately decided that we wanted a company where people can pursue their passion and we wanted to make use of all the talent that we have in-house. The culture that we have stems from the fact that we want openness and we want people to be creative and passionate about what they do. In order to do that, we’ve got to inspire them.”
CEO and Founder
Tony Fernandes is above all things a dreamer.
Today I’m introducing a new feature, the “Leadership Minute.” Each Leadership Minute will contain a short learning from my leadership experience. I hope they add value to each of you! Continue reading →
Screwing up a big job interview taught me how important it is to show confidence.
Recently I returned to the “Diễn Đàn CEO,” or “CEO Forum” program on VITV.
Mr. Hà, the host, felt that the viewers would find two CEOs more engaging than one (maybe by creating some drama and getting us to argue?). I invited an outstanding CEO I met a few months ago, Mr. Trần Trọng Kiên. He is founder and CEO of Buffalo Tours, one of Vietnam’s largest and most successful tour companies. Not only a great CEO, but a super cool and interesting guy.
I’m speaking at an American Chamber of Commerce breakfast event on Thursday, 1 December. The topic is “Become a ‘Recruiting Psychic’ and Build a Superstar Team, Today!”
When: Thursday, December 1st 2011 from 8:00 am to 10:30 am
Where: Renaissance Riverside Hotel, 8-15 Ton Duc Thang Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Click here for more details and to register.
When I graduated from business school in May 1999 I was killing myself to get a job in the dot com industry. I landed an offer with Amazon.com. I was ecstatic.
But the cash part of the offer was very low. Given living expenses and student loans it would be tough to make ends meet. I asked for more money.
The answer was a blunt “No, this is the offer. Take it or leave it.”