Combating Financial Anxiety

We worry about money from time to time. But there’s a difference between fretting over a larger-than-expected bill and spending a huge chunk of your waking hours stressing over finances. Yet the latter scenario seems to characterize a significant percentage of...

Getting started on SEO

For non-techies like me, I find the process cumbersome but it doesn’t have to be. SEO helps to bring traffic to your website and we all need traffic to get people to know we exist. STEP ONE The first thing you need to do is practice. Create a dumbie website or a...

Defining your Personal Purpose and your Brand Purpose

At a recent workshop, someone asked me, “How do separate my corporate purpose and my personal purpose?” That indeed is a tricky question. If you’re starting a business of your own, your personal values help to subconsciously influence your personal...

5 Ways FMCG brands can remain relevant

Consumers can afford to be selective in this era where information about products are accessible with a few clicks of the mouse or on the mobile phone. We now can choose what suits us best in terms of offers, price, features, and how the brand we use reflects our...

Unselling

Unselling. I’ve been getting LinkedIn connections who sell me their event product/service in their first message to me. Desperate times, perhaps. I’ve been there. And I completely understand how you feel. If you’re selling something that I’ve...

Laughter

I’m often asked why I laugh a lot. It’s not me laughing at anyone in particular but usually about how absurd a situation is and laughing feels better than being exasperated. It also helps lighten most situations unless you’re in the premise of a...