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People are more afraid of public speaking than they are afraid of death. It’s so prevalent and serious that, according to the National Social Anxiety Center, the fear of public speaking, or glossophobia, is a social anxiety disorder. Experienced by 73% of the...read more
One of the things that sets humans apart from other animals is how we are able to forge large societies despite the distance and cultural differences. As a collective, we’ve basically spent our time here on earth extending and strengthening our networks. Today, the...read more
What struggles do CEOs and public speakers have in common with athletes? For one, there’s the problem of nerves. Part of my work as a public speaking coach is helping entrepreneurs overcome their fear of speaking in public, which according to one widely-quoted survey,...read more
Millennials are known for having complicated views about work and their employers. And that’s putting it lightly. While they’ve been stereotyped as lazy, inept, and impatient, they’re also a generation with unprecedented grievances. This includes enormous amounts of...read more
One key ingredient for business success is the ability to communicate the vision and mission of a company. Strategic thinking, industry knowledge, vision, and the ability to adapt swiftly — these are all qualities that set leaders apart. But the modern CEO has evolved...read more
As a public speaking trainer and Millennials Coach, one of the questions I often get is how to reach out to influential people. After all, in business, it’s not always what you know, but who you know. This is especially true for millennial business owners, who can...read more
This is it. You finally have the opportunity to pitch your startup to investors. It’s the break you’ve always wanted. Now what? If you’re the type who breaks into a cold sweat over public speaking or feel that your presentation skills still need a lot of work, you...read more
Earlier this week, I was invited by one of the life insurance giants, AIA Singapore, to address a group of potential financial advisors who were considering on joining the industry. And although I was speaking after one of the management representatives, I have the...read more
Picture this. Your client says, “yes” to your proposal and decides to work with you. You are overjoyed and you meet him for the very first time. Besides thanking him for making the right choice, what is the first question you ask him? Well, this is the “magical”...read more
Earlier on this morning, I had a meeting with two budding authors, one from National University of Singapore (NUS) and another from my alma mater, Singapore Management University (SMU). They (together with one more co-author) are writing a book on entrepreneurship in...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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