Selling A Better Life

This story appears in the November 5, 2012 issue of Forbes Asia. Donald Frazier, Contributor Eastern Exposure. Asian business, for Americans.   In the Rough-and-Tumble Business of Direct Sales, Malaysia’s Vijay Eswaran Learns from Mistakes and Builds a Movement Thousands have come to Jakarta from all over Asia, waiting with patience and anxiety for this moment.…

Global Indian Business Meet – New York

On 22nd September, Vijay Eswaran spoke at the Global Indian Business Meet 2012 in New York, a summit connecting business leaders, entrepreneurs, experts and investors from around the world to discuss the issues of doing business with India. You can read more about it here. One of the highlights of this event was him being awarded…

The New Hope for the Next Generation

What is soft power? We are familiar with how military might often gets others to change their position, but sometimes desired outcomes can be achieved without tangible threats or pay-offs. This indirect way of getting what you want, of co-opting people rather than coercing them, is known as soft power. I spoke about the importance…