I attended a Western embassy’s networking event where they matched 20 Western trainers with 19 local Malaysian trainers + me. The Western trainers’ goal was to expand their business into the Malaysian training market. The Westerners, except me, were well-dressed, bright-toothed and, frankly, beautiful. Not a one was bald, overweight, or grey haired– like me. They reminded me of televangelists. When I asked what they trained each said, “Leadership.”

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