The Truth About The Market Recovery

Can being COLOUR BLIND towards the market be beneficial? While Mr Market is immune to pandemics, pestilence, famine and war, it can be liar at times too. πŸ’€ So while the colour blind me truly looked forward to discounts the last few months, I’m beginning to sound the alarm! πŸ”” Alarm Bell 1 Vix Levels … Continue reading

Conversations at Tea: The F&B Business Series – With Benjamin Yang and Mark Chew

I had a successful β€œConversations at Tea” with Benjamin Yang, Managing Director of Novitee Pte Ltd, and an internationally sought after F&B and Retail Profit Strategist. Do you want to know what is the current situation that F&B Business face in this current market? And what the future brings for them? So here are 5 … Continue reading

What is Your Circuit Breaker Bundle?

On 5th May, Airbnb Co-Founder and CEO Brian Chesk touched upon his gloomy outlook for his business. Two hard truths encapsulated his reasons for dismissing nearly 25% of his workforce. We don’t know exactly when travel will return.Β  When travel does return, it will look different.Β  𝕳𝖆𝖗𝖉 π•Ώπ–—π–šπ–™π–π–˜ 𝖋𝖔𝖗 π–™π–π–Š π•Ύπ–π–†π–—π–Žπ–“π–Œ π•°π–ˆπ–”π–“π–”π–’π–ž Indeed, the rise … Continue reading

Conversations At Tea: The Thin Red Line Between Work and Housework – With Bonnie Liu and Mark Chew

I had a successful β€œMental Conversations at Tea” with Bonnie Liu, an experienced occupational therapist and clinical director at Home Comfort Home Pte Ltd. There were some IT difficulties which resulted in the earlier session not being recorded, but I promise there will be another session soon! So here are 3 Learning Points from the … Continue reading

What was your biggest buy during this Covid-19 and Circuit Breaker Period?

It’s clear. Covid-19 has left strong companies weaker, and weak companies dying. However there will always be the few great companies and individuals that will rise to the occasion. Sometimes, taking action can be seen as a bold move. And occasionally, not taking action may not be a weak move too. πŸ‘‹WHAT ABOUT YOU? 😊 … Continue reading


β€œIf I can use Siri to call my wife, why can’t I speak to the high-rise elevator to bring me to the 37th Floor of my office at Guoco Tower?” – Mark Everything big changed with something really small when Covid-19 hit our shores in late January 2020. While some business owners scramble to survive, … Continue reading

Mental Conversations at Tea: With Rayson Choo and Mark Chew

Had a successful β€œMental Conversations at Tea” yesterday with Rayson Choo, a psychiatric nurse from IMH, as well as host of the popular Raygacy Show 3 Learning Points from the session πŸ₯ The Healthcare industry and MOH have a support Programme to help our healthcare workers to prevent mental burnout in such times. 2. 🌴 … Continue reading

Does Observation Affect Outcome?

𝕴𝖋 𝖆 π–™π–—π–Šπ–Š π–‹π–†π–‘π–‘π–˜ π–Žπ–“ 𝖆 π–‹π–”π–—π–Šπ–˜π–™ 𝖆𝖓𝖉 𝖓𝖔 π–”π–“π–Š π–Žπ–˜ π–†π–—π–”π–šπ–“π–‰, π–‰π–”π–Šπ–˜ π–Žπ–™ π–’π–†π–π–Š 𝖆 π–˜π–”π–šπ–“π–‰? – π•²π–Šπ–”π–—π–Œπ–Š π•­π–Šπ–—π–π–Šπ–‘π–Šπ–ž This philosophical question is very apt in today’s environment. If employees are not working together in the physical workplace, are they still working? Before Covid-19’s Business Continuity Plans, most bosses believe that when employees are … Continue reading

π™Žπ™Š… π™’π™ƒπ˜Όπ™ π™‰π™Šπ™’ π™„π™‰π™π™€π™π™‰π™Žπ™ƒπ™„π™‹π™Ž?

β€œπ•­π–šπ–Žπ–‘π–‰ 𝖆𝖓 𝕬𝖗𝖐. π–‚π–π–Šπ–“ π–™π–π–Š 𝖋𝖑𝖔𝖔𝖉 π–ˆπ–”π–’π–Šπ–˜, π–Žπ–™ π–˜π–•π–Šπ–†π–π–˜ 𝖋𝖔𝖗 π–Žπ–™π–˜π–Šπ–‘π–‹β€ – Robin Goh, good friend of mine As a result of Circuit Breaker measures due to Covid-19, a friend who recently graduated from polytechnic, told me that her new recruiter role, has been put on hold till end May. Similarly, internship opportunities have also … Continue reading

How The Alphabet Can Tell Us About the Possible Economic Outcomes

β€œForecasting is hard, especially the future.” Many moons ago, we learned about the alphabet song, β€œA for Apple, B for Ball…” And yet, the shapes of alphabets have been used for some time to help economists and statisticians project and depict market recovery. Optimistic, neutral or grim outcomes can be projected using these shapes. Let … Continue reading