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by woon on 29 April, 2019 - 11:01

This is what the 14 year old me still teaches me today – When faced with fear, helplessness and frustration, evoke the courage to take the first action that feels right.

Here’s the poignant situation that became a defining moment.
Year: 1990
Location: Dunman High School, Singapore
Event: “Haunted” Toilet, Girl Guides Camping
Time: Late night

by woon on 14 October, 2018 - 20:04

The mindset you're holding matters, it matters even more when the stakes are high and your heart is beating fast.

Let's break it down:

Your mindset - your general attitude and the way you typically think about things.

Matters - your mindset impacts the way you behave, react to others and the eventual outcome.

Stakes are high - situations where a lot is at risk, often time-sensitive situations that have the potential for very significant gains or losses.

by woon on 17 May, 2018 - 10:37

Thanks to Barry Schwartz,  we learn that too many choices gives some freedom but doesn't improve our welfare. I will explain this via my 6 and 4 year old daughters (Kira and Erin), related to their favourite thing - ice cream.

by woon on 10 March, 2018 - 16:03

The word “meetings” cast fear in the hearts of many but let’s face it, the workplace is filled with meetings and those by a different name – conference, townhall, powwow, get-together, panel, round-table, summit, workshop, session, gathering, huddle (gasp!)… and more.

by woon on 19 October, 2017 - 15:49

Let’s have some fun and pick pearls of wisdom from Adele’s “Send My Love (To Your New Lover)”, because we know a jaunty song from Adele is pretty rare to start with. This month’s post takes inspiration from her song and applies it to the importance of saying goodbye with attitude, blame, but most of all, forgiveness.

by woon on 27 July, 2017 - 16:15

If you’re thinking of switching careers, here are some key factors to consider.