Kurtosys Interview: Digital Disruption in Korea 0

This interview was first published by Kurtosys on September 25, 2017 under the title “How South Korea’s mutual fund pioneer embraces digital disruption” and has been reproduced here with permission. An Interview with Matthew Morgan, Global Strategic Marketing & Business Development Manager at Mirae Asset Global Investments Matthew Morgan The

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“For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You’d be surprised how far that gets you.” — Neil deGrasse Tyson “There are always flowers for those who want to see them.” ― Henri Matisse

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“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” ― Aristotle “Freedom is what you do with what’s been done to you.” ― Jean-Paul Sartre “I am who I am because of the choices I made yesterday.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt “It’s not what work we

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 “Our life is what our thoughts make it.” – Marcus Aurelius “The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.” ― H. Jackson Brown “It’s better to be healthy alone than sick with someone else.” ― Phil McGraw “When they go low, we go high” – Michelle Obama “The single biggest

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“If we wait for the moment when everything, absolutely everything is ready, we shall never begin.” ― Ivan Turganev “Think like a man of action; act like a man of thought.” ― Henri Bergson “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him

Kinnsu Interview: Finance in Seoul 0

This interview originally appeared in Kinnsu: A Local Briefing, Business-Oriented Opinions and Insights from the Ground in April 2016. Name: Matthew A. Morgan Age: 28 Current Country: Seoul, South Korea How long you have been living here for: Around 7 years off and on since 2008. Frame of Reference: Somewhat of a third culture kid:

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Reading Time: 30 minutes. “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out.” – Robert Collier  Despite our best intentions, we cannot wish things into existence with ideas alone. Entertaining hypotheticals makes for a pleasurable pastime (I do so often), but imagination unfortunately does not equate to

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“You can’t base your life on other people’s expectations.” ― Stevie Wonder “It all begins and ends in your mind. What you give power to has power over you.” – Leon Brown “Freedom is what you do with what’s been done to you.” ― Jean-Paul Sartre “Very often a

My Grandmother’s Eulogy 0

This is my first time delivering a eulogy to remember a beloved family member’s life. ​While I had expected to see you in a month from now grandma in a different set of circumstances for Christmas, we have all gathered here today – my sister from Paris, my brother from

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“There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.” – Ernest Hemingway “Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” – Vince Lombardi “Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” – George Bernard