Lesson of the day: I Bombed

Lesson of the day: I Bombed

Yes, I bombed (failed miserably) for a training session I delivered earlier on today. It was pretty bad considering that this assignment was a referral from my mentor. I did not deliver according to their brief sufficiently and while I was “engaging”, I...
The One Lesson I learnt from getting rejected by P&G

The One Lesson I learnt from getting rejected by P&G

“Congratulations Benjamin, you’re in for the final round of your interview. Now, be on your way up and you’ll meet our Business Development Director,” said the line manager. It was my last interview of a series of six rounds of assessments for the graduate program (in...
The Girl Who Made NUS Happier with a Ukelele

The Girl Who Made NUS Happier with a Ukelele

“Music can change the world because it can change people.”  – Bono It is not everyday that we meet people who are deeply passionate about music. It is even more uncommon that you meet someone whom with the love of music,  spreads it to her community...
What I Learnt from Regrets

What I Learnt from Regrets

One of my mentors, Kelvin, once shared with me during a coaching session, “Regret is being aware of the gap between ‘what is’ and ‘what could be’ and then being present to the emotions that surface as a result of that gap” Too often in our...