Being an entrepreneur is a very popular career path for this current generation of youths. But for every accomplished entrepreneur and his or her empire, there are many who fail.
Dato’ Simon Foong, well known for his successes with Aquaria KLCC and The Body Shop, lets us in on what makes him tick when it comes to business practices and his approach to work.
“I look at almost anything that interests me, share that interest with the people close to me, discuss and evaluate it before making the final decision,” says Dato’ Simon in reference to his business philosophy.
“Whatever I am assessing for investment, it must excite me. When it is presented to me, I want it to have an impact. Once it passes that first hurdle, I’ll bounce this off my management team and close confidantes and begin looking into the financial aspects of the investment,” he adds.