10 Things You Don’t Know About Me

Harbus CCO Megan Fairbank

The Harbus Chief Commercial Officer (and HBS partner) Megan Fairbank brings you 10 fun, compelling and unexpected facts about members of the HBS community. This week, RC Kelvin Teo (NC) reveals ten things you might not know about him.

[stag_dropcap font_size=”50px” style=”normal”]1[/stag_dropcap]I was named after a refrigerator at home called Kelvinator, but I must say, “For decades, the Kelvinator® brand has been synonymous with quality and performance.”

[stag_dropcap font_size=”50px” style=”normal”]2[/stag_dropcap]I’m grateful to have a bunch of really awesome friends, especially the ones who saved my life on my birthday during New Year’s Eve in Brazil (though, some of you are partly responsible for my demise).

RC Kelvin Teo
RC Kelvin Teo
[stag_dropcap font_size=”50px” style=”normal”]3[/stag_dropcap]I have performed on stage in a club as a lead singer, though my fame proved to be short-lived.

[stag_dropcap font_size=”50px” style=”normal”]4[/stag_dropcap]When I was young, I wanted to be the Prime Minister, but I realized I am not corrupt enough to be one.

[stag_dropcap font_size=”50px” style=”normal”]5[/stag_dropcap]I missed my flight for the RC ski trip in Colorado because I was engrossed in texting my mom.

[stag_dropcap font_size=”50px” style=”normal”]6[/stag_dropcap]The most inspiring quote I recently heard was, “If you don’t build your dream, someone will hire you to help build theirs,” by Tony Gaskin.

[stag_dropcap font_size=”50px” style=”normal”]7[/stag_dropcap]I once advised the General of the Malaysian Armed Forces on strategy, except that he was retired and it was business strategy.

[stag_dropcap font_size=”50px” style=”normal”]8[/stag_dropcap]Scrawny as I may be, I used to spar in taekwondo competitions at the state level, until I broke my hand.

[stag_dropcap font_size=”50px” style=”normal”]9[/stag_dropcap]I believe social media is great for updates, but it is highly distracting. It’s better to be used as a contact directory.

[stag_dropcap font_size=”50px” style=”normal”]1[/stag_dropcap][stag_dropcap font_size=”50px” style=”normal”]0[/stag_dropcap]The two biggest lessons I have learned: 1) the world is not fair, sometimes it is better to let it go, and 2) humans are emotional, it is illogical to assume that they should act logically.

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