WIRECARD collapses into insolvency. ๐Ÿ˜ฑ Many of you may know Wirecard as the front end service of MotorPay, a joint Land Transport Authority-DBS Bank Partnership. Remember whenever we incur an ERP fee, we get billed? Yeah… the receipt will show a Wirecard header. What is to be an attractive and alternate payment solution, is however … Continue reading


Technology is bridging healthcare closer to patients and consumers. This is at the moment when safe distancing measures has become an integral part of daily life.ย  But are we fully embracing this new form of Medical Technology? While there seem to be a huge spike in signups to telemedicine platforms over the past couple of … Continue reading

Do You See Yourself Working from Anywhere?

In todayโ€™s situation . . . ๐Ÿ“ฑ Do you see yourself working from anywhere? ๐ŸŒด   ๐Ÿ’ป Do you see yourself impacting the lives of others, through high tech and high touch Financial Advisory Business?   ๐Ÿ“‰Do you see the financial markets as being Red with Losses, or Green with Discounts?๐Ÿ“ˆ Turn your interest and … Continue reading


OF DURIANS AND DADDIES Of late, I have never seen so many social media postings about friends relishing the rich creamy flesh of this pungent King of the Fruits. Some pictures focused on the whole family gathering around the table dipping their fingers on the durian meat. While other pictures focused on letting their little … Continue reading

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. ๐Ÿ’€ So while the colour blind me truly looked forward to discounts the last few months, Iโ€™m beginning to sound the alarm! ๐Ÿ”” 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 โ€œConversations at Teaโ€ 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 donโ€™t know exactly when travel will return.ย  When travel does return, it will look different.ย  ๐•ณ๐–†๐–—๐–‰ ๐•ฟ๐–—๐–š๐–™๐–๐–˜ ๐–‹๐–”๐–— ๐–™๐–๐–Š ๐•พ๐–๐–†๐–—๐–Ž๐–“๐–Œ ๐•ฐ๐–ˆ๐–”๐–“๐–”๐–’๐–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 โ€œMental Conversations at Teaโ€ 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?

Itโ€™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. ๐Ÿ‘‹WHAT ABOUT YOU? ๐Ÿ˜Š … Continue reading


โ€œIf I can use Siri to call my wife, why canโ€™t I speak to the high-rise elevator to bring me to the 37th Floor of my office at Guoco Tower?โ€ – 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