Take the time and effort required, regardless of how hard or long it takes, to hire the right people. Right does not always mean the best candidate on paper. It often comes down to personality, attitude and fit. We have had our fair share of hiring people whom were not …Read More »
What do you wish someone had told you at the beginning of your career?
It’s a very exciting industry however dealing with Governments is an endless journey due to the long sales cycle. Many Governments are still working in silos and this has hampered our help to build smarter and safer cities. However, with our Corporate Clients we’ve seen quicker adoption thus we have …Read More »
What do you wish your prospects would understand before they talk to you?
English, I hope. Beyond that, I don’t like to assume that my prospects understand anything that I might wish them to. I try to start conversations by exploring their needs and interests and then, if it seems appropriate, suggest ways in which our products might be able to meet their …Read More »
Which entrepreneur, living or dead, would you most like to have dinner with and why?
Alive – I would love to have dinner with Aubrey Marcus. He has been an inspiration for me with his work on relationships, business, sports nutrition and optimisation of the body, mind and spirit and plant medicine. Every podcast he puts out resonates with my soul, and I love the …Read More »
What misconception do people outside of the golf industry hold about it?
Given that only 1% of the Malaysian population golfs (global penetration is also about 1%), 99% of people don’t have a lot of information. Most see it as an expensive, rich person’s, exclusive membership club sport like polo, equestrian, motor racing, and sailing. However, since the pandemic, more golfers have …Read More »
What would constitute a perfect day for you?
Having a productive phone/in-person meeting with Mark Cuban or Sara Blakely…Read More »
What skill have you developed since leaving formal education that has been most useful in your career?
Since leaving formal education the most important skills I have developed have been around active listening and emotional intelligence. People connect through story, and we are emotional creatures. Being able to better understand myself and my peers has led to amazing experiences, authentic connections and a heart-led leadership style. As …Read More »
What in your business are you most grateful about?
I am most grateful that I control my schedule and who I work with. I can choose to work with a client or not! It’s a great blessing because in the past I have been forced to deal with very unpleasant people!:)Read More »
What coming technological advancement do you expect to have the biggest impact on your business?
I might be controversial here but I really think that we have become sidetracked with expectations that new technologies are about to be discovered just around the corner. We actually have so many new technologies lying around waiting to be applied. All we really need is sufficient awareness of both …Read More »
What makes you most optimistic about the future of your industry?
Design has seen an uptrend in recent times, with an increasing interest in different facets of design amongst corporations and governments across the world. With that, the awareness of what design is and is capable of achieving has been more widespread. This has led to a slow openness IN finding …Read More »