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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
As an Executive Public Speaking Coach and Professional Speaker, my job is to sit through presentations and dissect them. Having evaluated over 150 speeches and presentations, there are certain gaps in business presentations that keep surfacing time after time for many...read more
In the field of public speaking, it has been said that, “if you can get your audience laughing, you can get them to do almost anything” This is because humour is disarming. It gets your audience and yourself on the same plane. It is liberating and creates a space for...read more
Gone are the days where it’s sufficient to graduate with a decent-enough degree, cruise along your new-found career and just check in and out at work. (Image quoted from WyoTech Student Website) Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn and author of 'The Startup of You',...read more
3 Major Mistakes Speakers and Content Experts Make When Delivering Sales Presentations and Public Speeches
Delivering sales presentations and public speeches can be a tall order for many executives. As a Professional Speaker and Executive Public Speaking Coach, I can fully understand why. On one end, stepping up on stage for many is akin to putting yourself out there in a...read more
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As a Public Speaking Trainer and Executive Speech Coach based in Singapore, I am here to guide my clients to discover how easy it can be to just be themselves and yet, shine when they speak in public.
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