Sisterhood in leading a family business

In Vietnam, we have a very famous proverb: brothers and sisters are as close as hands and feet. Anyone who has a brother or sister will instinctively understand this. Our siblings loom large in our lives no matter how often, or how little we see them. They not only share much of our DNA, but… [Read the full article]

Financial Planning to Manage Uncertainty

The Covid-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed the way that most of us work. One of the most visible examples is the growth of remote office environments and they are likely to continue, in one form or another, after the pandemic ends. But there are many other less visible but equally important changes governing the way… [Read the full article]

THP’s 2021 in review: gone but unlikely to be forgotten

Regular readers of this blog will know that at THP we live by the maxim that “Nothing is Impossible.” It is one of the company’s seven core values, embodying the spirit of both of my parents who faced one challenge after another establishing a livelihood in the aftermath of the Vietnam War and then setting… [Read the full article]

Why camaraderie is now more important than ever

What do managers mean when they talk about fostering a spirit of camaraderie in the workplace? And why is it so important for a well-functioning company? If we take a look at the origins of the word itself, then it derives from the Middle French for camarade, which means a group sleeping in the same… [Read the full article]