Malaysian Artisans

The Artisans Haven, Proudly Malaysian August is the birth of The Artisans Haven with 61 Proudly Malaysian tenants. We take this opportunity to appreciate our Malaysian designers, artisans and business people. Here's a few that we met recently: Tina Winness Tina Winness is an award winning painter and jewellery designer. Her designs are inspired by … Continue reading Malaysian Artisans

Chilloq Buskers | Memories | Busking from Home | Stay Home Series.

This is Chilloq Buskers' 2nd song from the Busking from Home: MCO Series. It is one of my favourite songs - Memories. The Chinese say "when the horse dies, you get down and walk". When we can't busk on the streets, we busk from home. Please enjoy Memories. Performance is by Liz and her husband … Continue reading Chilloq Buskers | Memories | Busking from Home | Stay Home Series.

Success Story | Thomas Foo | Adventure Veteran.

Respected Explorer. Successful Businessman. Thomas Foo's life is an adventure & his explorer business is a success. He has a record of 100 countries visited and is a pioneer in overland expeditions. Sharing his passion, he is also a partner in Explorer Outfitter an adventure outdoor retail store in 4 malls, and owns a camping … Continue reading Success Story | Thomas Foo | Adventure Veteran.

Enfiniti Academy | Improve Your Singing | Stay Home Series.

https://www.facebook.com/200451336655180/posts/3207862065914077/?vh=e&d=n Improve your vocal range during MCO Home Study with Enfiniti Home Study with Enfiniti. Keep learning from the safety of your home. Just log in to Enfiniti Academy webinars. To register, contact Nurbaya Hassan or Jad Hanif. Enfiniti Academy. The Enfiniti Academy of Musical Theatre & Performing Arts was founded in 2011 to develop and … Continue reading Enfiniti Academy | Improve Your Singing | Stay Home Series.

Success Story | JurisTech | See Wai Hun.

Power Lady. I spoke to Wai Hun about her success over Zoom during MCO (movement control order Mar 2020). See Wai Hun is a very dynamic and enthusiastic lady. She is curious, talks fast and see things very logically. Her father thought she would make a good lawyer cos she is good at winning arguments, … Continue reading Success Story | JurisTech | See Wai Hun.

Success Story | Y.L Chee Inspires.

Y.L Chee inspires many people. He is well respected by his clients, peers, staff and various charities. He started with very little and today is a successful businessman. A Tough Start. His ambition had always been to be an engineer. He was accepted to do an engineering degree in a UK university, but the family … Continue reading Success Story | Y.L Chee Inspires.

Success Story | Enfiniti Academy | Joanna Bessey.

Enfiniti Academy. The Enfiniti Academy of Musical Theatre & Performing Arts was founded in 2011 to develop and nurture creative talent and is today a success story. Puan Sri Tiara Jacquelina, a highly respected & accomplished veteran wasthe founder. Today, the dynamic & eloquent Joanna Bessey heads the academy. Enfiniti Academy has trained more than 8000 students … Continue reading Success Story | Enfiniti Academy | Joanna Bessey.

Success Story | Broadcasting Icon | Freda Liu.

Business Radio Guru. Freda Liu is an icon in the the broadcasting industry, and a success story. This impressive lady has conducted more than 5,000 interviews including international personalities including Tony Buzan (Mindmap Guru), Isaac Tigrett (Hard Rock Cafe founder), Robert Kiyosaki (RichDad.com), Martin Cooper (Mobile Phone Inventor), Julian Assange (Wikileaks), Stephen R Covey (7 … Continue reading Success Story | Broadcasting Icon | Freda Liu.

Success Story | Be Happy | Xandria Ooi.

Be Happy Always, in Life and at Work. Xandria Ooi talks about being happy in Life and at Work. She wrote about practices to overcome life's challenges in her book, Be Happy Always - Simple practices for overcoming life's challenges and living each day with joy. She says, "It’s normal to feel sad or down, … Continue reading Success Story | Be Happy | Xandria Ooi.

Success Story | Puteri Gunung Ledang | Tiara Jacquelina.

Puteri Gunung Ledang is reimagined for success. Puan Sri Tiara Jaquelina Eu Effendi announced on her Instagram that a remake of Puteri Gunung Ledang The Musical will premier on 3 July 2020 in Kuala Lumpur. I was delighted. Puteri Gunung Ledang - The Movie and Its Success. The movie starred M.Nasir and Tiara Jacquelina. The 77th Academy … Continue reading Success Story | Puteri Gunung Ledang | Tiara Jacquelina.

Success Story | Knine | Dave Teoh.

I chatted with Dave Teoh at Starbucks to learn more about his academy for dogs and success story. Dave Teoh. My family rescued 2 puppies, Jack and Sally. They had limited human & dog contact and were not sociable. Dave came into my house and the pair started barking wildly. He came in quietly and … Continue reading Success Story | Knine | Dave Teoh.

Success Story | Respected Marketeer | Andrew Cheong.

His career is one amazing journey. He got his B.Sc degree from University of Oregon US and  held senior management positions throughout the US and Asia Pacific with companies like Allied Domecq, US Sprint, Gillette/Duracell Inc, Standard Chartered Bank, K-Mart Corp and Target Corp.  He was spotted & recruited by K-Mart in the States while he … Continue reading Success Story | Respected Marketeer | Andrew Cheong.

Can’t Do Without Irene.

I think everyone on this blog, and who deals with DO Circle, knows Irene. She is my very capable PA, who keeps everything moving here. This lady gets things done. And she has been getting things done, for the past 46 years. After retiring from Standard Chartered Bank (SCB), she continued to work at Henry … Continue reading Can’t Do Without Irene.

Success Story | Respected Banker | Dato’ Dr Vaseehar Hassan.

It was my honor to catch up with Dato' Dr Vaseehar Hassan at Starbucks Bangsar recently. He has the very impressive record of starting as an assistant manager in one bank, and retiring as Chairman of another. He served on the boards of Bank Islam, Bank Utama and RHB Bank, and was the founding chairman … Continue reading Success Story | Respected Banker | Dato’ Dr Vaseehar Hassan.

Success Story | DCR Marketing | Rosalie Lin.

She taught me to be cool. She also taught me what is BLING, and no, it is not Malcolm Gladwell's book, Blink. When she worked with me in a local bank, she launched a whirlwind of high profile products and promotions, which helped the bank win The Asian Bankers' Award for Best Product. She left … Continue reading Success Story | DCR Marketing | Rosalie Lin.

Sales Success | Will to Win | Daren Wong.

You can feel the fiery determination. He started with little, had to put himself through ICSA and look after his mother. That is why he has a strong will to win. Malcolm Gladwell in his book, The Tipping Point, spoke of the Law of Few. We have mavens, connectors and salespeople. Daren Wong is one … Continue reading Sales Success | Will to Win | Daren Wong.

Sales Success | Forever Young | Fyaro Liew.

She has not aged. She is strikingly the same vibrant young lady when we were in American Express, a long time ago. Amazingly, she is still the same driven top sales performer, today. She rose up the corporate ladder in places like Amex, AIA & AIG, and OCBC. After her stint overseas, she became a … Continue reading Sales Success | Forever Young | Fyaro Liew.