A business graduate’s rise from rural China to corporate high-flyer

Lincoln Wylie

I grew up in a incredibly rural put in China, in a province named Guizhou exactly where not even numerous Chinese men and women have been. It is buried in the mountains, and is 1 of the poorest provinces in China.

I was a curious child, and a lonely child since of the 1-kid policy, and I would appear at aeroplanes flying in excess of the mountains and question if I’d 1 day be capable to catch 1 to see what was on the other aspect.

The way it turned out, I rode a airplane for the initial time when I flew to France to do a masters in management at HEC Paris. I was approved by 5 universities, but HEC gave me a whole scholarship. Even my undergraduate studies in China experienced been incredibly challenging financially for my moms and dads.

I didn’t even know what HEC was, only

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