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Earlier this week, I was invited by one of the life insurance giants, AIA Singapore, to address a group of potential financial advisors who were considering on joining the industry. And although I was speaking after one of the management representatives, I have the...read more
Picture this. Your client says, “yes” to your proposal and decides to work with you. You are overjoyed and you meet him for the very first time. Besides thanking him for making the right choice, what is the first question you ask him? Well, this is the “magical”...read more
This was the result from my first semester’s academic transcript in my first year of university. When I received my first C- in my academic career as an undergraduate, I was awfully disappointed. But in looking back, I always thought it was one of the best things that...read more
What does it take to be an artful and effective communicator in Asia? How do you operate in diverse business contexts in Asia and inspire loyalty and buy-in from your people? What it takes for you to constantly stay in peak performance on...read more
What does it take to be an artful and effective communicator in Asia? How do you operate in diverse business contexts in Asia and inspire loyalty and buy-in from your people? What it takes for you to constantly stay in peak performance on stage and off?...read more
Yes, I bombed (failed miserably) for a training session I delivered earlier on today. It was pretty bad considering that this assignment was a referral from my mentor. I did not deliver according to their brief sufficiently and while I was "engaging", I wasn't being...read more
“Don’t go on a paper chase for qualifications or degrees, especially if they’re not relevant”
When I graduated two years back with a Bachelor of Accountancy from Singapore Management University (SMU), I turned down offers from the Big Four accounting firms to join a lean American corporate sales training company as a sales associate. Wanting to chase my dream...read more
... (And How You Can Solve This Problem Easily) Just head to http://bit.ly/1o8Nozf for solid and free video training on Speaking Global English confidently! You see, I was coaching my Vietnamese client in sales presentations. She was the National Sales Director of a...read more
I took some time out from client calling and proposal making to reflect on the brilliant and inspiring people I've met so far - in particular, the CEO personalities I've interviewed for my book - INSPIRIT - How Asian CEOs Inspire Action From The Stage. It would not be...read more
Earlier this week, I was privileged to have the opportunity to sit across the charismatic Hari Krishnan, Managing Director of LinkedIn Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) to interview him as a CEO Contributor for my book, INSPIRIT – How Asian CEOs Inspire Action From The...read more
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