Q.1 Kindly give our readers an introduction to your business. Please include what your business is all about, in which city you are located and if you have offices in multiple locations/ cities.
Ans. NMC involved in the import and export, distribution, trading, sales, and marketing of healthcare products. We are also the local representatives of various biotech and pharmaceutical products, medical devices & disposables, diagnostic & surgical equipment, etc. Located at Muar, Johor.
Q.2 Kindly give us a brief description about yourself (it should include your brief educational or entrepreneurial background and list some of your major achievements).
Ans. BT Teoh, have been in this industry for more than 15 years. Import more than 100 pharmaceuticals and medical devices products to Malaysia from Taiwan, China and Europe.
Q.3 What inspired you to (start a new business venture) or (to make significant changes in an existing business)? How did the idea for your business come about?
Ans. Enlighten by my boss who has good relationship and extensive network with the supplier.
Q.4 What three pieces of advice would you give to budding entrepreneurs?
Ans. Build networking whenever possible. Build for future from now.
Q.5 What would you say are the top three skills needed to be a successful entrepreneur?
Ans. Negotiation skill, analytical and optimistic.
Q.6 How many hours do you work a day on average?
Q.7 To what do you most attribute your success?
Ans. Good networking
Q.8 How do you go about marketing your business? What has been your most successful form of marketing?
Ans. Word of mouth, recommendation and referral from network people
Q.9 Where did your organizations funding/capital come from and how did you go about getting it? How did you obtain investors for your venture?
Ans. Support from family and friends
Q.10 What is the best way to achieve long-term success?
Ans. Put on others people shoe and always try to achieve win-win situation
Q.11 Where you see yourself and your business in 5 – 10 years?
Ans. Corporate listing
Q.12 Excluding yours, what company or business do you admire the most?
Ans. Company that runs systematically and able to provide greater opportunities for the needy
Q.13 How important have good employees been to your success?
Ans. Providing the right exposure and opportunities.
Q.14 How long do you stick with an idea before giving up?
Ans. Never give up unless no trust in a business relationship.
Q.15 What motivates you?
Ans. Seeing thing improve day by day
Q.16 What are your ideals?
Ans. Diversified business to minimal risks.
Q.17 How do you generate new ideas?
Ans. Always open to listen to others
Q.18 How do you define success?
Ans. When you can say no to customer 😉
Q.19 How do you build a successful customer base?
Ans. Loyalty, always deliver what you have promised.
Q.20 What is your favorite aspect of being an entrepreneur?
Ans. You decide what you want to do.
Q.21 What has been your most satisfying moment in business?
Ans. People are looking up at you.
Q.22 What do you feel is the major difference between entrepreneurs and those who work for someone else?
Ans. You are responsible for what you want to achieve.
Q.23 What kind of culture exists in your organization? How did you establish this tone and why did you institute this particular type of culture?
Ans. Everyone is a leader, instill ownership idea and take up responsibility. Less involvement but give more guidance.
Q.24 In one word, characterize your life as an entrepreneur.
Ans. Do what I can.
Company : Nano Medic Care Sdn. Bhd.
Contact : Thian Yew Ong
Address : 1-12, 1st Floor, Jln Indah 2 Taman Indah
City : Muar
State : Johor
Country : Malaysia
Zipcode : 84000
Phone : 60 6-951 3111