Wish I Knew . . .

#43 The Danny Le - Big 4 Partner / "Bacon & Eggs" / Interviewing / Creating Harmony

March 15, 2022 Gary Nowak Season 1 Episode 43
Wish I Knew . . .
#43 The Danny Le - Big 4 Partner / "Bacon & Eggs" / Interviewing / Creating Harmony
Show Notes

I'm your host Gary Nowak and buckle up today for my conversation with one of the most dynamic, interesting and thoughtful people that I know, Mr. Danny Le.

 Career Overview

- Studied at Loyola Marymount University for undergrad and graduate degrees

- Founded his own Value Added Reseller business early on in his career

- We actually could have crossed paths at Arthur Andersen

- For that last 27 years has been with KPMG at a Partner level

  •  China
  •  US

Highlights

 - Child star at age 11 year on PBS
- Understanding different perspectives
- Being on the board of your university, cycle of giving
- Guiding principles
- How Michael Dell impacted his business
- Danny's definition of a pound of flesh
- Bacon and Eggs,  a dozen donuts and sweet potatoes
- Missionary vs mercenary perspective on consulting
- 66 weeks and counting, building relationships
- Danny's regimen to interviewing and the most rewarding part of his career
- How philosophy formed his consulting career
- Sales pitch early on "Do you like Seafood"
- Creating harmony
- The Encore Career
- Guide to great Shanghai meals
- Breaking down chopsticks
- Our Perspectives on Alcohol
- Conversation with two leaders to understand the philosophically