Xtraordinary Women Award 2013 Social Business Panel

I am super excited to be the young representative at the Xtraordinary Women Award 2013 Social Business Panel! The panel is titled “Social Businesses – Doing Good Sustainably” and is organized by IWFCIS. The International Women’s Federation of Commerce and Industry (IWFCI) is one of the leading organizations in Singapore and provides women entrepreneurs access and resources to participate in business

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Banish Unproductive Work Habits and Get to Work B*tch

Everyone is in the race for being more productive. We all want to do more things, want to achieve more things? Have you ever walked into the office in the morning, with all the best intentions to conquer a massive workload, just to face one distraction after the other all day and leave the office feeling deflated and with an

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Business Stress: 6 Things You Can Do When You Feel Stressed or Down

Being in business for yourself, by yourself is super-rewarding, however, it can be rather stressful. Sometimes the load just seems too heavy… What do you do when your clients are unhappy, or pull out of deals? You stress of course! Well, that’s one option, at least for a very short while. But then it’s time to count to 10, slowly,

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Email Marketing Psychology: 5 Things You Miss When Are List-less

And 5 Tips For Creating a Kick-Ass Email Marketing Subscriber List During my exchange year in Vancouver, the only job I could get was a fundraising job on campus where I would spend 20 hours/week cold calling alumni to donate money to the to help current students on financial aid. Being  on financial aid myself, was really curious how it

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Ali Meehan: How to build a community of 2000 engaged individuals

This week, I got to interview Ali Meehan who is runs the largest online community in Spain for Women called Costa Women. Meeting her and learning how to build a community the way she did,  was a fascinating experience indeed. Today I’d like to share her wisdom with you. Ali’s Story – Before She Decided to Build a Community Ali has

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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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Increase Your Rates with These 3 Tips

Steps to Increase Your Prices (Without Losing Clients, Freaking Out or Feeling Guilty About It) This is a question I get asked all the time and in my experience, one of the main reason is that many women do not value the service that they’re offering.  This undercharging is predominately due to their their lack of confidence. This happens to all

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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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