VIEW FROM THE TOP Coping with Asia’ Rat Race
Most of them are male, married and roughly 45 years old – but they can be as young as 21 years or as old as 80. Almost 25% are female. On average, they have 1.49 children (sometimes as many as seven), whom they rarely see. More than a third is of ethnic Chinese origin with a business based in Singapore, Hong Kong or mainland China, but with employees and customers around the world.
Almost always, they launched a company after trying several different jobs and industries, often in a foreign country. Life has been a mix of fun and sorrow: the challenges of running a company were far greater than they imagined. So were the rewards.
Who are they? They are The Interviewees.