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Make Respectfulness A Priority — Timothy Yu, Founder of Snapask

Sometimes the most inspiring conversations happen over casual meals. The Time Auction Blog is a snippet of our meetings with people who have found passion in their life and career, where we get a glimpse into their mentality behind their stories. Snapask has taken Asia by storm — the fast-growing tutoring app that makes learning […]

On Life Mottos and Interview Tips — Lunch with Olivia Wong, Director of HR, Swire Properties

Sometimes the most meaningful and inspiring conversations happen over casual meals. The Time Auction Blog is a snippet of our meetings with people who have found passion in their life and career, where we get a glimpse into their mentality and attitude behind their ventures and stories. Since joining Swire Group in 1988, Olivia Wong’s […]

The Moore’s Law in Learning — Dinner with Fritz Demopoulos, Co-founder of Qunar

Sometimes the most meaningful and inspiring conversations happen over casual meals. The rel="noopener nofollow">Fritz’ success in being one of the few who cracked the China market (without speaking a word of Mandarin) — founding Qunar, China’s largest travel portal, and now investing at Queen’s Road Capital, he shared with us his principles that got him […]

The Real Career Line — Su-Mei Thompson, CEO of The Women’s Foundation

Sometimes the most meaningful and inspiring conversations happen over casual meals. The rel="noopener nofollow">Optiver office as she shared the ups and downs of her career before landing the executive role at the Women’s Foundation and how she grew the organisations into one of Hong Kong’s leading non-profit for the advancement of women and the idea […]

World-Class Mentality — Dinner with Aaron Lee, Founder of Dash Serviced Suites

Sometimes the most meaningful and inspiring conversations happen over casual meals. The rel="noopener nofollow">Dash Serviced Suites, is Hong Kong’s fastest-growing, tech-enabled, asset-light serviced apartment company. Over a casual intimate dinner with 8 budding entrepreneurs, Aaron shared lessons he learnt from growing Groupon HK to over 150 staff with over HK$1 Billion revenue, and how he […]

3 Things We Learned from Building a Charity in Hong Kong

2017 is a big deal at Time Auction. We’ve just gotten our first full-time employee, our charity status (read: you can now donate money to us and pay less taxes), an office (read: 1 desk) and raised funding to go all in on our mission. Things just got real. We’re now officially a charity. For […]

The Journey to be a Google MD — Lunch with Leonie Valentine, MD of Sales & Operations, Google HK

“Your 20s are about exploration, 30s for consolidation, and 40s for acceleration.” At lunch with Leonie Valentine, Managing Director of Sales and Operations at Google Hong Kong. We learnt that career isn’t a smooth climb on the ladder, and often it takes decades of trial and error before you can find the right direction and […]

Be an Owner not a Renter — Lunch with Kenneth She, General Manager of Uber HK

Sometimes the most meaningful and inspiring conversations happen over casual meals. The rel="noopener nofollow">Time Auction where you can meet Hong Kong’s most astonishing people by volunteering 10 hours to charity. What did the volunteers think? Tiffany: You are really brave and always stay optimistic even you face loads of challenges in your business. I really […]

You have to buy a ticket to win the lottery — Sandra Leung, COO of Market Development and Head of Issuer Services, HKEX

Sometimes the most meaningful and inspiring conversations happen over casual meals. The rel="noopener nofollow">Time Auction, a platform that connects you with inspiring mentors while encouraging volunteerism. The volunteers would like to say.. Jacqueline Leung, University of Hong Kong Student Thanks Sandra for the targeted career advice to each of us after listening to our background […]

The Billion Dollar Mindset — Jim Thompson, Founder of Crown Worldwide Group

Sometimes the most meaningful and inspiring conversations happen over casual meals. The rel="noopener nofollow">Time Auction, a platform connecting you with inspiring people while encouraging volunteerism. The volunteers would like to say.. Rain Huang Yun, Inter-dealer CNH Broker Thanks for your time and sharing Jim ! I feel so lucky to have joined HKUST business school […]

Obstacle is the way — Michelle Sun, Founder of First Code Academy

Sometimes the most meaningful and inspiring conversations happen over casual meals. The rel="noopener nofollow">Sapiens, Zero to One), productivity tools (trello) to meditation practices (hello headspace), we asked Michelle a few questions. What’s a life philosophy you live by? “Always choose what will grow you the most, instead of what you fear. When I am in […]

Striking the Perfect Balance with Belinda Koo, XYZ Founder & UBS Managing Director

Be an asset, not a liability. Belinda Koo’s motto is one of the many reasons for her success and why this mentorship lunch with her was so highly anticipated by our Time Auction volunteers. Her exceptional work ethic is how she juggles being a doting mother while excelling as Managing Director at UBS, and somehow […]
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