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Stevie Awards 2019 in New York

When I arrived in New York on Monday, I knew two things:

1. I am thankful for being amongst some of the best women entrepreneurs from around the world.

2. I am thankful for embarking on the journey of lifelong learning.

In the span of 3 years, I have been recognized 3 times.

– Best Personal Brand Award
– SkillsFuture Fellowships Award
– Stevie Awards for Women in Business

With each award, I always remind myself this: it isnโ€™t about what Iโ€™ve achieved; but how I can inspire others to achieve.

You can get started by being recognized by your peers.

Then work your way up to being recognized nationally.

And then being recognized internationally.

But remember, with greater recognition comes greater responsibility.

So go make a positive impact, dream big, and fly high!

๐ŸŽ‰ I am totally excited to be the The Stevie Awards Bronze winner in the Female Solo Entrepreneur of the Year category.

๐Ÿ™ I would like to thank my loved ones, mentors, clients and strategic partners for being a part of this awesome journey!

Delighted to be able to mention about beautiful Singapore in my acceptance speech. Look forward to journeying with even more SG companies too.


Ever since I moved to Sentosa,

I’ve had the opportunity to meet with wonderful people from all walks of life.

In addition to social events, I also had the opportunity to meet with other business owners from SBNG.

What’s SBNG?

It stands for Sentosa Business Networking Group.

Itโ€™s always nice to have business owners come together to connect and collaborate.

In person.

200 scientific studies on 275,000 people.

It’s been shown.

Happy workers have:

๐Ÿ“ˆ Higher levels of productivity
๐Ÿ’ฐ Produced higher sales
๐Ÿ‘ Performed better at leadership positions
๐Ÿค’ Taken less sick days
๐Ÿ˜Š Less tendency to quit

Having the right initiatives to build a happier workplace isn’t only smart.

It’s also great for business growth in the long run.

A coaching client was let go

The company then decided.

To give him another opportunity.

But he would have to accept a lower position.

Sure, it wasn’t easy for him to go back to an environment where he used to hold a higher position.

But he was determined to succeed at this second opportunity.

When his bosses recognised his determination, they were willing to invest in coaching sessions for his professional development.

Now, he’ been promoted and doing well.

All because he embraced a growth mindset by:

๐Ÿ‘ Handing feedback positively
๐Ÿ‘ˆ Understanding the past doesn’t determine the future
โœŒ Turning a crisis into an opportunity




The reality is no work, even if it’s work you are passionate about, is 100% fun or engaging all the time.

This is where discipline becomes a critical factor for success.

Because the ones that are able to muster discipline to create value,

in spite of how we feel are the ones that are more likely to succeed.

To quote Chuck Close:

“Inspiration Is for Amateursโ€”The Rest of Us Just Show Up and Get to Work”