“Fascinating and funny story that will leave you motivated and set up with ideas to implement in your daily life and company. Hao’s book could change your life.”
“In From Bad to Worse to Best in Class, we follow Hao on his journey—from a childhood of bad decisions in war-torn Vietnam to being the owner of a successful franchise devoted to quality education in Seattle. The story is at once exciting, encouraging, and eye-opening.”
“From Bad to Worse to Best in Class is a fun, funny, fast-paced adventure that delivers an important message about hard work, true commitment, and using creativity to get the results you want. These are great lessons for all business owners.”
“This story is as riveting as it is inspirational. An incredible journey.”
As the accomplished CEO of a tutoring franchise, it’s easy to think Hao Lam has always been the perfect scholar. However, as a kid in Saigon, Hao was more focused on getting out of school to play with his friends and find interesting ways to make money than he was on making straight A’s in the classroom. As he became a teenager, the onset of the Vietnam War stole his happy, carefree youth and compelled him to grow up fast. Hao was forced to make the biggest decision of his life – should he stay in Vietnam and be bound to the Vietnamese army? Or should he take a chance on the unknown, leave his family, risk his life, and try to escape the Communist regime?
Immerse yourself in an inspiring tale of the hardship, perseverance, and personal growth encountered by one man and how he used those experiences to shape his attitude and goals. Join Hao on his remarkable voyage, starting as one of the 800,000 “boat people” that risked their lives escaping a totalitarian regime, to becoming an immigrant in a new nation full of promising opportunities and a world of adventure. Follow along with him through the ups and downs of his life as he shares his secret to happiness and ultimate success.
From Bad to Worse to Best in Class: A Refugee’s Success Story is now available in e-book and paperback versions to purchase online at amazon.com today!
CEO’s aren’t just made in a day; it takes a lifetime of experiences to turn a person into an impressionable leader of an organization. Watch this video to see Hao Lam’s transformation from an uneducated youth in Vietnam to becoming the owner of a successful education franchise in North America.
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