Tag Archives: Decision Making

Dismal External Trading

The pace of contraction in exports from the level a year ago eased at   —19.8%YoY (Jul-09: -22.9%YoY) but the pace of contraction in imports rose to a sharper —18.6%YoY (Jul-09: —16.2%YoY). Signs of a strong recovery are not yet evident.

Investment on Asia Property

The Asian property sector started slowing down sometime in 2007 and remained weak in 2008 due to the slowdown in the global economy and the cautious state of investors after the crash of the United States housing market. The meltdown

Michael Dell

Born    : February 23, 1965 in Houston, Texas, U.S. Education        : University of Texas, Austin, 1983–1984 Occupation      : CEO and founder, Dell, Inc. Net Worth       : Above $12.3 Billion (2009) Religious         : Judaism Spouse(s)         : Susan Dell He’s

Ray Kroc (1902 – 1984)

Sometimes, patience, perseverance and time are the simplest ingredient. Achieve your personal success. If you really think about it, most great achievement weren’t born until a great deal of time, enormous patience (with you) and unwavering perseverance prevail. There are

Beware The Wolf

Bernard Madoff – former chairman of the NASDAQ stock exchange, ‘made off’ with approximately USD65 billion of unsuspecting victims’ hard earned money before being sentenced to a 150-year jail term for his crimes. While some may find comfort in the

Mary Kay Ash (1918 – 2001)

Born    :May 12, 1918 in Hot Wells, Harris County, Texas, USA Died    : November 22, 2001 in Dallas, Texas, USA Occupation      : Founder of Mary Kay Children          : Richard Rogers, Marilyn Rogers, and Ben Rogers “You

Finance Planning For Your Old Man

Alex Pinol aged 68 is a widower with a son Donvin aged 30, and married with Gwen. Alex’s relationship with his daughter-in-law has not been a happy one. Both Donvin and Gwen are staying in Alex’s house since Donvin’s income

Roy Allen

In the year 1919, an entrepreneur from California named Roy Allen purchased a root beer formula from a pharmacist in Arizona, mixed up a batch of creamy root beer and sold the first frosty mug of this delightful beverage for

Sam Walton (1918 – 1992)

Born    : March 29, 1918(1918-03-29) in Kingfisher, Oklahoma, U.S. Died    : April 5, 1992 (aged 74)in Little Rock, Arkansas, U.S. Occupation      : Former Chairman, Wal-Mart Net worth        : US$58.6 bn (1992 Forbes 400), $128.0 billion (2008), according to

Soichiro Honda (1906 – 1991)

Born    : November 17, 1906 in Hamamatsu, Japan Died    : August 5, 1991 (aged 84) in Japan Occupation      :  Founder, Honda Motor Company Limited Throughout his life, Soichiro Honda never forgot the day when he ran hopelessly after the

Richard Schulze – Founder of BEST BUY

Richard Schulze has devoted more than half of his life to the consumer electronics industry, awl he was the recipient of the 1999 National Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. His wide – ranging career encompasses technical experience,

Stelios Haji-Loannou (Pioneer of Low-Cost Air Travel)

Born    : 14 February 1967 in Athens, Greece Alma Mater     : London School of Economics Occupation      : Entrepreneur Net Worth       : GBP £1.29 billion Stelios is the man who introduced low-cost flying in Britain, and today he is a big guy

Thomas Watson Jr. – Founder of IBM (1914 – 1993)

Born    :January 14, 1914 in Dayton, Ohio, U.S. Died    : December 31, 1993 (aged 79) in Greenwich, Connecticut, U.S. Spouse(s)         :  Olive Cawley Children          :  Thomas John Watson III, Jeanette Watson, Olive F. Watson, Lucinda Watson, Susan Watson,

Tony Fernandes – “Now Everyone Can Fly”

Born    : 30th April 1964 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Occupation      : Group Chief Executive Officer / Director of AirAsia Berhad Net worth        : US$230 million. Though budget airline phenomenon has been around for two decades in the US and

Walter Elias Disney / Walt Disney (1901 – 1966)

Born    : December 5, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Died    : December 15, 1966 (aged 65) in Burbank, California, U.S. Occupation      : Film producer, Co-founder of The Walt Disney Company, formerly known as Walt Disney Productions Spouse(s)         : Lillian