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12 Fascinating Korean Proverbs From Billionaire Financier Michael Kim’s First Novel

Interspersed in Michael ByungJu Kim’s captivating first novel Offerings are delightful Korean proverbs called sajaseong-eo. In the old days, these wise words written in Chinese characters were recited by scholars and noblemen, and eventually many of these sayings were adopted into the everyday vernacular of the common folk. Sajaseong-eo literally means four character proverb, and…

Remembering My Mentor, Vernon Jordan

My mentor, my friend, and my inspiration, Vernon Jordan, passed away today. As he did for so many individuals, particularly minority professionals, he helped my career immensely – often invisibly and behind the scenes, as was his style.  I am forever indebted to him.  And, I am deeply saddened by this loss. After a year…