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James Pang

James Pang is the Founder and Managing Director of My Drum School. He founded My Drum School in 2007 and now leads a team of 45 employees with four locations and a headquarters in Singapore.

James discovered his love for music at an early age by experimenting with various instruments, including the electone organ, classical guitar, acoustic guitar, bass guitar, clarinet, flute, piano, drums, and percussion. He obtained his business degree at Nanyang Technological University with first-class honors in 2006.

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Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • James Pang shares how he ended up an entrepreneur
  • James talks about where he sees My Drum School in 5 years
  • The impact of COVID, remote working, and remote learning
  • James’ advice to his younger self

In this episode…

Starting a business from scratch and growing it into a successful company is not an easy feat. It takes hard work, dedication, perseverance, and patience. What are you willing to do and give up to achieve your entrepreneurial dream?

James Pang quit his corporate job to pursue his passion and build his business. Along the way, as he grew his business, he learned to give up control. He found value in delegating and empowering his team members. James found that the business could scale bigger if more people were being empowered by assigning them to crucial roles.

In this episode of the Rising Entrepreneurs Podcast, Joshua Chin sits down with James Pang, Founder and Managing Director of My Drum School. James talks about how he started the entrepreneurship journey and the sacrifices he had to make to grow his business. He shares how his purpose shifted through the years and how the pandemic demanded so much change in how they do things.

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