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If You Believe, It Can Be Done

They say to be a successful salesperson, you need to not only understand your product or service, but you need to believe in it. The same can be said for business owners. If you don’t believe in the products you create, or the vision you have for your products, why would consumers believe in it? … [Read the full article]

Will Your Business Be Around 100 Years from Now?

At the heart of a business’s success is its longevity and ability to transcend generations regardless of societal or global changes.  In a world that is ever-changing and always looking for the latest disruptive company or trend, longevity in business has become somewhat of a unicorn: rarely spotted, but valuable, nonetheless. While some of today’s… [Read the full article]

Why Digital Transformation Must Be a Priority for Your Business

Last year was significant on many levels.  Before a pandemic paralyzed the world, businesses were faced with another major disruption: that of the increasing pressure, need, and expectation for digital integration and transformation across all industries and geographies. The sweeping impact of COVID-19 only exacerbated the need for greater digital efficiency and connectivity in order… [Read the full article]

The Key to Successful Business Succession Planning

Regardless of what area of the world you examine, family-owned businesses are an integral part of the economy and society. Jobs, economic stability, and societal values are supported by these businesses that are built and shared with the communities they serve. Despite the prevalence and importance of these companies however, succession of these businesses from… [Read the full article]

What I’ve Learned Being a Business Tycoon’s Daughter

As a successful business tycoon’s daughter, I’ve grown up seeing and being a part of one of the largest family-owned businesses in Vietnam.  Getting a front-row seat to that kind of success has been simultaneously difficult, eye-opening, and humbling, as I have watched my parents build something from nothing.  I have always watched in awe… [Read the full article]

5 Lessons I’ve Learned from My Mother – The First Lady of a Multibillion-Dollar Company

The heights THP has reached are attributed to the hard work, persistence, and devotion of not only my father, but my mother as well.  It is no secret that my father’s intensity and “toughness” have seen the company through many stages of growth and prosperity.  However, with every strategic decision to expand, develop new products… [Read the full article]

Why You Should Focus on Customer Satisfaction

For the past seven years, one airport has consistently claimed the title of “World’s Best Airport” by UK-based international air transport agency, Skytrax.  Changi Airport, operated in Singapore serves as one of Southeast Asia’s largest transit hubs and one of the busiest in the world, serving over 50 million visitors each year.  The honor is… [Read the full article]

The Five Words to End Sexism in the Boardroom

A dear friend and trust colleague once told me she never offers to take notes in meetings. When her supervisor once asked her to, she said no. She turned it around and said, “In my experience, it’s always women who are asked to take notes, and until we start refusing, it will stay that way…. [Read the full article]

How Vietnam’s Future is Benefiting from Its “Global” Citizens

Vietnam’s future is becoming increasingly bright; it is a sentiment shared by its people. Pew Research Center found some 88 percent of Vietnamese people polled believe the country is better off than fifty years before.  There is a growing sense of pride and desire to continue the momentum of success by all of its citizens… [Read the full article]