Seventeen years ago, an executive from an international company paid a visit to Shanghai Jahwa United Co. Ltd. — among China’s oldest and largest cosmetics firms — and implied its products lacked originality and competitiveness.
The chairman of the board at the time “was so embarrassed that he decided to develop something really special, really different, really impressive,” recalled Zhuo (Joe) Wang, executive vice president of Shanghai Jahwa, during his speech, which was peppered with poetry he had translated from Chinese into English.
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"It's really hard sometimes. I think I have a reputation for being really tough and aggressive and pushy but I really am a very shy person who wants to be liked, and that's the conflict constantly. There's something that takes hold - I want people to like me, I don't want to be mean - but if I see something that just cries out to be answered, I go for it," says renowned NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell. (📷: @axeldupeux)