For many in the financial services line, becoming a general manager at a bank would be the pinnacle of one’s career. But Hellen Fong walked away from such a post with no regrets.
Many people who work for companies in a 9-to-5 office environment dream of becoming self-employed someday. The typical route is to become a free agent (freelancer), doing work for various clients.
We’ve all heard of people who managed to turn their hobby into a career. But how often do you hear of someone who managed to create a business based on their favourite drink? Well, interior architect-turned-tea specialist Sumita Singam has done it. She recently spoke to Business Circle about why and how she did so.
When you’re young, you’re full of dreams of what you want to do. If you work hard and you’re lucky, you might even get to live your dream. But sometimes, even with lots of talent and hard work, the right opportunities don’t come your way. And you might switch to something else.
No, Amber Chia is not planning to go back to school or get a college degree. Rather, Malaysia’s own supermodel is looking at possibly creating the country’s first fashion and beauty college in the near future.