I attended an NAAAP (National Association of Asian American Professionals) ‘webinar’ entitled: “Idea Storytelling: #1 Most Powerful Way to Get Promoted”, and it brought up a lot of topics that, I think, are very relevant for young Asian professionals. I’ll do my best to recap the most pertinent points in this post. As we all know, the perceived notion is that young Asian professionals may suppress leadership qualities due to their cultural upbringing. Asian traditional values and cultural expectations include traits such as humility, deference to authority, diligence, and sacrifice. And while these characteristics help to build success, they run counter to the demands and expectations of leadership. Leaders, in […]
At Naisa we believe in the power of the mentor-protégé dynamic. In fact, we have a full program dedicated to it. Some of the most talented people in their field admit that good advice, at the right time, has been one of the most important secrets to their success. Here we bring you a selection of advice from top Asian leaders, that they found most helpful at crucial early moments in their careers.