Western parents may say: You can be anything you want when you grow up. But Chinese parents just want to make one thing clear: If you don’t study hard, you will be a trash picker when you grow up. Here’s what happens when my Standard entrepreneur friend meets Asian parent logic. About me: Hey, I’m […]
Safety Tips for Female Solo Traveling
I just had the pleasure to chat with Ed Pizza (I love calling him Pizza:) on his famous podcast Mile to Go about safety tips for women traveling alone. Pizza also has a blog Pizza In Motion. Below is the recap of the key points I mentioned. More and more women are traveling alone for […]
How To Sell High End Products, Using The Luxury Strategy
A friend of mine asked me a while ago: how to turn my service into a luxury product? So I can raise the price, have more profit, attract high end customer, and the best part, even be rude to my customers, I’m just kidding. Good value for money is one of the toughest business models to […]
Decoding Amazon's Luxury Ambitions
What are the odds that Amazon and the luxury goods industry will live happily ever after?
How To Launch Your Career On Day One
When I just joined a company one of the advice I got is: Never wipe the board in the meeting rooms. I was shocked. Do you mean I should just stand up and walk out of the room and leave it to the others? The point is， I need to set the tone: I am […]
Should My Boss Have My Upgraded Seat?
You are upgraded, your boss is not. Should you offer your seat to your boss? Should you sit comfortably in your premium class seat while your boss pushes through to his way to the economy class? But you earned the miles, are you willing to give it up? If you don’t offer your seat, […]
4 Tips For Nailing The Out-of-Town Interview
On valentine’s day 2017, I flew 6 hours from New York to Seattle…for an interview. So in some way, an interview is also a date. The interview lasted six hours, including a lunch accompanied by one of the interviewers. It’s not my style to talk about myself non-stop for hours, but that was the format of […]
Working in Luxury Retail Industry: Saks Fifth Avenue Diary
Landing an internship at Saks Fifth Avenue in New York opened the door for me to the luxury retail industry in New York, leading to Harry Winston Diamond, Amazon Fashion, etc. Want to work in the luxury retail industry? Get ready for the glamor and insider tips. Getting the interview I landed my first job […]