Sixty Glorious Years – Learning About Business From HK

The best decade for Hong Kong was the 1980’s. In the SCMP: The Winning Formula for HK This is my Fire Monkey year. In the next week, I hit sixty. What has HK has taught me about business in the last six decades? Hong Kong started as a byword for product and service – doing a…

HK Has Lost Its Cool

Competition barely exists in Hong Kong. The city has lost its edge by pandering to modernism and depending too much on mainland customers. In the SCMP: Hong Kong has lost its cool…  The main game is blame in Hong Kong these days. It is always someone else’s fault. Our problems are much more basic than…

Unhappy and Underemployed – Politics For The People

Beware of future policy changes In the last few years, I have seen many resumes of excellent financial professionals whose careers are broken. Until 1997, and the Asian financial crisis, most professional careers did rather well. People had worthwhile jobs and they were motivated, hardworking and diligent. Since that date, exacerbated by 2002 (because of SARS) and 2008 …read more