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Banking on life's lessons (Amended)

Asean chief executive for Standard Chartered Bank, Lim Cheng Teck, believes you're never too old to learn something new.

'We need to make sure we give the same opportunity to younger colleagues, to the next generation, so that they have the same opportunity to see for themselves how different markets perform, how different markets interact, and more importantly how do you learn to manage across cultures.'

LIM Cheng Teck's foray into the working world began 31 years ago with a banker telling him that he was not good enough for the job.

"I applied to two banks, and the first bank that I went to was an investment bank," Mr Lim, who is currently the Asean chief executive for Standard Chartered...

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