How to Get People to Your Way of Thinking Every Time

Everybody knows a sales job when they see one. No one wants to be sold. For those of us in IT and accounting, we also abhor being the sales person. Somehow we think that sales is beneath us.. or that we can’t bring ourselves to sell something to anyone. Being married to a salesperson, I…

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Guest Post: How Guanxi can be the Wind in your Sail

My most recent guest post on Recruitment Partners came out! Let’s talk about guanxi again. Here’s the thing. You’d be a fool not to harness the advantage of guanxi in your life. You’re literally leaving money on the table, by ignoning your network.     As always, if your mobile is acting weird and the…

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Do you Play to Win? Or Do You Play Not to Lose?

So many thoughts and emotions have sailed through my mind this week. On Sunday, Perry and I were recording our usual Inspired Parent Insights episode. He brought up one of the reasons why his math tutoring business is so successful is because of a popular ‘kang-soo’ mentality that many Singaporean parents have. Certainly, this phenomenon…

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What Are You Doing to Stand Out from the Crowd?

In a crowded world of brilliant IT talent, what are you doing to stand out from the crowd?   This weekend I went to Calgary to visit some friends. We had a great time catching up with each other. One of the festivities that we had was to accompany to see about a new house…

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How to Stay in Business Forever by Building Deep and Meaningful Relationships

People have asked me on multiple occasions, how I can come up with something to write about every week on my blog. They ask me what my thought process is, and what my creative process is. Here is my answer. I enter the mental conversation that is going on my head at that moment. On…

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