From Army Officer to Customer-Centric Financial Advisor

This week I interviewed a good friend of mine; she was one of the first people I met when I moved back. I just know you’ll be fascinated by MK’s story of how she went from Army Officer to running her own financial advisory business. We dig into her psychological barriers and how she went from no customers to filling

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Customer Service: Damn Professional Business Growth!

Disrupting the Dental Industry- Holistic approach to customer service! This week I had the pleasure to interview Louisa, an ex-teacher, master linguistics professional, who now runs the leading holistic dentistry practice DP Dental in Singapore, together with her husband. They bought the existing two 2-room practices in 2006. From its the humble beginnings of a 600 square feet facility, to

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Finding Customers: Tips From an 85-year-old Sushi Master

A couple of months ago Jiro the 85-year-old sushi master video went viral. At the age of 9, Jiro was kicked out of his home and went to live on the streets. How did he go from that to running a three-star Michelin restaurant with no marketing budget, no menu and no social media?  Today we’ll look at how Jiro

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Small Business Growth: 3 Reasons Why Happy You = More Customers

This week I had the pleasure of interviewing Khatiza Van Savage, Founder and Chief Happiness Architect of Insightful Learning Journeys. She provides journeys for senior women leaders in transition to Bhutan and she gives an insight on how the Gross National Happiness Index can be applied in your lives and achieve small business growth in the process. Khatiza, born in

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Grow Your Business Internationally: 3 Personal Challenges to Overcome

 This week, I got to interview one of the most wonderful spirits, Sally Forrest, who runs SoulCentre, Asia’s premier personal development centre that specializes in transforming the lives of adults and children through ancient wisdom and other simple techniques. We discussed 3 personal challenges she had to overcome to grow her business internationally and how it applies to you. Meeting

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WONDROUS WEDNESDAY: FEATURES Eva Mynsberghe

I met Eva of Balungi at a lovely Saturday market and was immediately attracted to her table of beautiful necklaces, bracelets and earrings made from natural, organic recycled Ugandan materials such as barkcloth, banana fiber, newspaper,etc. Here Eva shares the Balungi story all inspired by beauty. Eva Mynsberghe, Balungi Can you tell us a little bit more about Balungi, how it started?

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WONDROUS WEDNESDAY: FEATURES Seanice Kacungira, CEO, Blu Flamingo

Meet Seanice Kacungira, CEO, Blu Flamingo I met Seanice at the Women in Technology event hosted by Google and was immediately taken away by her presence. When she speaks, she really commands respect and I knew I needed to get to know her story better. Here’s Seanice’s story: Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Sure, absolutely! My

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3 Lessons from watching Nneka live

One person I admire is Nneka, an Afro German musician and soul singer . She is one of those people whose focus on learning from her journey. Even though she has already traveled 10,000 miles, she has such a passion about her music, that you get the feeling she is just starting out on her journey. During Nneka younger years

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4 Lessons from Change Makers

Forrest Gump is one of my favorite movies. I highly recommend watching this movie if you haven’t. It is about a man from a small town in Alabama, who has a low IQ. Nobody expects him to do great things. But with encouragement from his mother, it gives him the motivation to accomplish many things. I knew when I came

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BUCKET LIST: Lessons learnt from Skydiving

Like all children, I had strong faith in my infinite ability to achieve anything; in fact I still do. I was 12 when I found out about skydiving and automatically I knew I had to do it. I knew this was as close as I’d get to be Peter Pan. A couple of years later, I had my first chance

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