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Why the young have a very different mindset from their parents now

Why the young have a very different mindset from their parents now

Recently, I came across an interesting article called “Why Chinese youngsters are embracing a philosophy of “slacking-off“. Gone are the days in the past, where workers born between 1950s-1980s followed the old school mentality of working hard, working long hours, and enduring hardship so as […]

A Look Back on Year 2020

A Look Back on Year 2020

What a year 2020 has been. There were lots of ups and downs, but ultimately, there were many things to be grateful for. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about some positive things in me such as re-shaping the way I think about work, sharpened my […]

Why I think being a generalist is better than a specialist

Why I think being a generalist is better than a specialist

If you had a choice, would you be a portfolio manager who knows a bit of every sector and ultimately make the final decision to allocate money, or would you be an equity analyst specializing in healthcare? If I had a choice, I would rather […]

What the young are really thinking of when it comes to career these days

What the young are really thinking of when it comes to career these days

When it comes to career, there are a lot of considerations whether one will stay in a job for long or not. These days, it’s no longer the case where the young will stay in a job for 20 years, just like how their parents […]

Best advice from a 37 year old Private Real Estate Managing Director

Best advice from a 37 year old Private Real Estate Managing Director

Today I had a chance to speak with a Managing Director from my firm’s Private Real Estate team. It is not every day that I get to speak with someone of that level on a 1:1 basis, so I thought I’d share some of the […]