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How to Overcome Adversity and Obstacles?ft. Garry Chan & Lily Hung

Today on Lens, we take a look at adversity. To reach success, it’s important for us to know the value of adversity, but also understand how to overcome it. Both Lily and Garry have traveled a long road to be successful in the Insurance industry so who better to ask for advise than them? We begin with a very important question – what is the mindset of dealing with adversity?

Garry illustrates his transitions from Canada to Hong Kong, and how he entered the Insurance industry. He talks about the difficulties he faced as a younger man, and the financial hurdles he has had to overcame. Lily also chimes in with her very recent dive into the industry, starting from absolute zero and trying not to be overwhelmed. But what allows them to keep their act together and forge ahead? The power of acceptance. (watch the episode to get the detailed explanation and catch an insightful coaching anecdote from Garry!) We also ask Garry and Lilly what their observations are it comes to other successful people and they give us some very intriguing responses. For Lilly, the importance of ’emotional regulation’ cannot be overstated. It’s important to have the stability and basis to make the right decisions. If you’re too affected by something negative, you might end up being derailed, unable to see the situation clearly. It’s a habit that she finds time and again in people who succeed. With Garry, we get an alternative take – he likes to discover the mistakes successful people have made so that he can learn from them – no matter how silly, devastating they might be! Things turn interesting when Jo Lam, a prominent figure in media and insurance, is brought into the conversation! We go on to discuss his notoriety, success and ability to attract the attention of people. And we ask our guests – what would you do if you could coach the enigmatic Jo Lam? Catch the above episode to find out all the details!

▶ About the guest:

Lily Hong,Risk and Wealth Management Manager at YFLife Insurance/Musician/Artist

Lily Hong started her career at TVB as an artiste, singer, musician, and KOL. In mid 2010, Lily entered the insurance industry; she obtained the MDRT and COT million dollar round table membership within six months of joining the company and has also won the company new agent award champion in the same year. In addition, Lily hopes to make a contribution to society; she participated in the Policy Donations soon after entering the industry, hoping to contribute more to the community. From family to career, Lily continues to pursue music as her dream, and wish to create more possibilities for herself and those whom she cares.

Garry Chan,Regional Senior General Manager at YFLife Insurance/Musician/Artiste,Life Coach

Garry Chan is an experienced General Manager with a considerable history of working in the insurance industry. He is a skilled manager, with an acumen in strategic planning, team building, training, management, and leadership. As a career coach and motivational speaker, he is also responsible for providing mentorship and coaching to key figures in the industry and Hong Kong such as Lily Hung and Coffee Lam, as well as numerous another professionals and adults.

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