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Lisa Facilitates Targeted Collaboration Platforms for Startups in Singapore  What’s your story?My story embodies the typical journey of an entrepreneur: From an English literature major to product marketing and NGO consulting, to FinTech. Without a finance background I could have chosen an easier industry than FinTech, but the challenging work environment is just too intriguing. […]
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Kailin Chan provides industry leading business cloud solutions for Asian businesses. What’s your story? It is literally a ‘connecting the dots’ journey for me. I started out as an engineer after graduation, developing financial software for the banking sector in Singapore. I later came to Hong Kong for my investment banking career on the frontline, […]

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Access over ownership. After decades of excessive consumerism, this prospect sounded revolutionary. At first. Now that the sharing economy has become mainstream, more critical voices are appearing. So, what will it be? Empowerment or exploitation? A revolution or business as usual? Before getting to the heart of the matter, I’d like to set something straight: […]
Although managing a business, or even a small part thereof, is a complex task, the solutions for solving problems often seem deceivingly simple. Managers resolve even the most complex issues with a two-by-two matrix or simple lists of steps. Most management books simplify the complicated world of business by providing attractive solutions with a high level of […]

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As we organize human work and learning at fantastic scales, let’s strive for something inspiring. Through our relationship with machines, humans are building a new, synthetic intelligence. Organizations are the home for this part-human, part-machine intelligence. The topic to which we now turn is the role organizations play in coordinating the immense scale of work and […]


I highly recommend reading the McKinsey Global Institute’s new report, “Reskilling China: Transforming The World’s Largest Workforce Into Lifelong Learners”, which focuses on the country’s biggest employment challenge, re-training its workforce and the adoption of practices such as lifelong learning to address the growing digital transformation of its productive fabric. How to transform the country […]


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