HATED? Well, There’s No Such Thing As Bad Publicity Ft. Jo Lam 林作 // 討厭或仇恨? 其實根本並沒有所謂的壞宣傳。Ft. 林作

In this episode, we interview Jo Lam, one of Hong Kong’s most controversial KOL’s. This Oxford graduate went from law to the entertainment industry and now works in insurance. What is his mindset, and how does he deal with constant criticism?

Jo Lam is an expert in dealing with haters. Many in Hong Kong criticized his alternative career path and status as an influencer, although it’s all part of his personal brand. Who really is Jo Lam – what is his story?

Early on, he transitioned from studying maths to law after realizing the opportunity that the legal industry had. However, he was severely disappointed with what he had expected.

Jo left the industry and gained serious media attention for his iconoclastic behavior and straightforward attitude. 

Now, he applies his sideways thinking to the insurance industry and remains a popular KOL.

His story reveals valuable nuggets of information for anyone hoping to build their own brand. His strategy is direct and quick to gain a fanbase.

“Hong Kong is a famously cutthroat market, and in order to survive, businesses need to stand out” 

Tune in to the episode above and the following video of our miniseries to learn how Jo did so, and gain some insights on how you can do the same. 

▶ About the guest:

Mr Lam went to Harrow Public School and Oxford University, receiving his Diploma in Law from the University of Law in 2012.

In 2015, Mr Lam officially became a practicing barrister in Hong Kong and practiced at Zhang O’Seo Great Law Firm, one of Hong Kong’s oldest barristers.

In November 2015, he stood for election to the Longxing District Council elections in Huang Daxian District. In 2017 and later, he pivoted more towards media and entertainment.

Most recently, only 2 months after joining the insurance industry, he has signed 30 policies in just two months (as of June of that year) as a financial planning consultant for Prudential in the UK, with an annual premium of HK$1 million.

▶ Contact Jo Lam & His Team Here:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jolamchok                            

LinkedIn: https://bit.ly/3Av6lda

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