What I Learned Listening To Tony Fernandes Of AirAsia Berhad

It is no secret that I am a big fan of AirAsia Berhad and its founders; Tony Fernandes and Kamarudin Meranun. So when Tony Fernandes was in Singapore to launch his autobiography, “Flying High” (Almost the same launch period as our book), I jumped at the opportunity to go to the event.

I also bought his book a few days before and was able to read through it in one reading. It talked about his life story from his boarding school experience in the UK to how he started AirAsia and where it is going.

How He Made The Impossible Possible

One story in particular that stuck with me is the story of him trying to buy a house in the UK while he was still studying. He has no income and would only be able to get a house with a mortgage. Although it is clearly an irrational …