Thursday
Mar262015

From banking to cooking school

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.

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Thursday
Mar192015

Bold and confident in grooming talent

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.

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Thursday
Mar122015

A passion for tea

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.

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Thursday
Mar052015

Coming around again

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.

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Thursday
Feb262015

Amber Chia has her sights on college

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.

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