One of the first things a mentor told me when I began my journey in entrepreneurship was that I needed to empty my cup. To help me understand, he told me the story of Master Suzuki, a wise old man who was a master of the Art of Zen.
Vijay Eswaran is a highly successful Malaysian entrepreneur, philanthropist, international speaker, and author. He is the founder and executive chairman of the QI Group of Companies, a multinational conglomerate with headquarters in Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur. The QI Group operates in more than 30 countries worldwide.
Entrepreneur, speaker and philanthropist Vijay Eswaran has spent his career cultivating expertise in leadership and mindfulness. In addition to founding and serving as executive chairman of a Hong Kong-based multibusiness conglomerate called QI Group of Companies, Eswaran has penned three bestsellers and helped thousands of readers beat burnout and stress in the process.
When I started my business in Hong Kong in 1998, it was a time of great uncertainty in Asia. The Asian economic crisis was was well underway. Hong Kong’s exchange rate, linked to the US dollar, and the stock market, were threatened by speculation by international investors.