The 46th edition of the high profile World Economic Forum (WEF), which was held in Davos-Klosters, attracted over 40 heads of state and over 2500 business leaders. The forum’s theme was “Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution.” Many leaders, including QI Group’s CEO, Vijay Eswaran, shared their thoughts on the subject.
WEF is an annual event where business leaders from around the globe gather to discuss about future policies and business innovation. The meeting attracts social entrepreneurs, young global leaders, global shapers and technology pioneers. Vijay, who was invited as a member of the Advisory Board of Global Growth Companies, was the only private company participant from Malaysia.
Vijay Eswaran shared his insights on building a mindful organization. He posited that when developing a business, it is prudent to think beyond a lifetime like the Chinese ancient saying, which states that an emperor plans for a century. This way, people should strive to build a business based on good ethics. Read more: In the Sphere of Silence (English and Dutch Edition)
According to Vijay, this strategy enables a company to treat its employee with dignity, have better networking, and succeed with its strategy of distributing profits. Quoting QI’s EQ, a set of intangible values, principles and concepts, Vijay said a company that observes loyalty, trust, empathy, faith and care easily achieves its productivity objectives.
EQ has helped QI to cultivate a culture of unity and cohesion. He posits that careful evaluation of different situations and consulting before making a decision is a significant step to achieving success. Learn more about Vijay Eswaran: https://hk.linkedin.com/in/eswaranvijay
According to QBuzz, Vijay Eswaran is a successful entrepreneur and the founder of a multi million-dollar conglomerate, QI Group, where he also serves as the executive chairman. Vijay, who quit his corporate duties in America to go back to start his business in Asia, is a bestselling author, philanthropist and prominent motivational speaker.
His charitable giving focuses on education, and youth and women empowerment, which he supports through his two foundations. His contribution to different initiatives saw Forbes Asia name him on the list of Heroes of Philanthropy in 2011.
Eswaran is also a recipient of the Regional Philanthropy Award for his leadership at a Malaysian think tank Strategic Leadership Institute. GOPIO (the Global Organization for People Indian Origin) presented him with the International Leader in Global Business Strategies Award.