Kanyin Blog

  • What Works: AirAsia Success Factors

    Even low-cost airlines themselves do not always succeed. More than a dozen low-cost airlines were shut down in 2008 during the global economic meltdown. These shutdowns demonstrated the hypothesis that not every airline gets it right and that the low-cost carrier business model is not as simple as it appears. The low-cost carrier business model requires discipline and tenacity to implement.

  • Growing up in turbulent times

    Li is definitely not nouveau riche. One of the reasons he is respected and loved by the people, especially the Chinese, is his inspirational self-made success despite the turbulent times he was born in, and his humility and generosity despite his massive wealth.

  • Alibaba, 1001 Mistakes

    After rejecting and also being rejected by 38 capitalists and investors, Alibaba finally raised USD5 million from Goldman Sachs in August 1999, followed by USD20 million from Softbank Corporation in the first quarter of 2000. With these funds, Alibaba became the world’s largest online trading market ever in no time.

  • 我要改变

    对于那些成功在自己的领域里取得大成就的成功人士,他们是很多人的羡慕对象。“我多么希望能够像他们那样成功,即使是一半都好!”,这听起来很熟悉吧?当中也不乏常常把“我想改变”挂在嘴边,爱发白日梦的人。为什么这些人无法成功呢?理由很简单,因为他们纯粹“希望”成功,并没有真正辅助行动尽心尽力去奋斗努力。

  • The Seeable and The Unseeable

    McDonald’s signature product is the Big Mac, but the Big Mac does not really earn a lot. The real income is made by the wide selection of snacks and side offerings, such as the apple pie, fries and ice cream.

    The most profitable item, however, is Coca-Cola.

  • Failures? Never give up.

    Have you ever noticed that you remember that difficult days more than the ordinary or good ones? Do you remember tough challenges or hard-won triumphs? Are you amazed by people who overcome all odds and countless failures and succeed?

  • 为富有德是成功之道

    郭鹤年是福布斯排行榜上的马来西亚首富级人物,和其他香港大富豪如李嘉诚家族相比,郭氏家族真的很低调。就以李嘉诚来说,次子李泽楷与女明星之间的花边新闻层出不穷,而出身马来西亚的郭鹤年家族,除了早年因为郭鹤年长子郭孔丞已故巨星邓丽君有过一段恋情之外,就没有怎么和娱乐圈沾上边。

    娱乐新闻只是日常的八卦资料,值得我们深究的,是郭鹤年的成功之道。