Spy on Your Competition: Dominate Search Engines

As you probably know, 92% of users don’t scroll past the first page of search results, and therefore can you imagine the implications that your business would have if displayed on the first page. Better yet: The TOP of the first page. #1 is the best spot if you want the best chance at driving serious traffic to your site.

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Digital Marketing: Making the Case for Massive Marketing Potential

So you might be wondering how digital media could impact on your business. How can Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest really impact allow your business to grow? Yesterday, I ran a Digital Strategy Workshop for a PR Agency and some of the participants said they couldn’t always explain the value of digital marketing. Tell me: Can you quantify the potential of

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How to Delegate in 5 Simple Steps for the Holiday Season

Have you ever heard the saying “Many hands make lighter work”? Well, that’s very true. I’ve seen it in my own business and in other businesses too. One of my clients Sabine who runs Sabine’s Basket realized when she let go of things, she was able to not only feel better but also grow her business by 400%. I don’t

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5 Things Improv Can Teach You About Selling

Selling is tough. Everywhere you look, you see sales courses advertised. People selling themselves for their dream jobs. Companies offering sales to get rid of excess stock… I recently found out that 50 restaurants close down in Singapore every month, because they are not selling. You want to know why selling is so hard? This might come to a surprise

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How Will You Make the World Awesome?

I recently interviewed Doreen Liu, who founded, and runs, the largest scientific journal company in the world World Scientific. She took an idea and made it into a 50 million dollars company that sells globally, based out of a tiny island of Singapore. Something that really stuck with me from the interview was when she said, “Success is not about

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25 Business Lessons and Life Lessons from AIESEC

A month ago I had the wonderful opportunity to chair an AIESEC conference after five years of being missing in action. It was amazing to reflect on and realize how much I have grown after my five-year investment into AIESEC.  AIESEC has been the major defining factor of my success because it gave me loads of opportunities to fail… yes

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Unexpectedly Simple Success Secret

When I started my Wonder Women book project which features 50 of Asia’s most successful women, I invited my Facebook friends to share the questions they had for these female powerhouses. There were a number of responses, but the common one was “What is their Secret for Success?”   Even when I run workshops, participants assume that I actually have

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Personal Growth: Turn Your Self-Talk Into Opportunities for Growth and Success

  Personal Growth Taught Selene to Cope with Internal Struggles, While Quieting the Inner Voices,  and Stopping Introversion From Stealing Her Dreams.   Last week I interviewed, Selene Chin from Dog Digital in Singapore. Dog Digital is a digital agency, with a head office in Glasgow. Over her 16 year-career she has worked in advertising houses such and Ogilvy One

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My New Mantra: I’m actually not that busy

Leaving Singapore, I was burnt out by the intensity of my life, my job and especially the fast pace that sometimes made me feel that my busy-ness was on steroids. The most amazing part of living in Spain is that it was the exact opposite of Singapore’s pace… It was significantly slower and it opened my eyes to a new

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6 Questions You’re Not Asking That Can Change Your Life – Life Purpose

It [what you choose to do] has got to be something that you’re passionate about because otherwise you won’t have the perseverance to see it through- Steve Jobs [divider] After losing my father, my paradigm shifted and life did not seem as infinite! Why? Because time and health are limited! Losing my dad simplified my approach to life, “if you

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