March 1 2021 | By Lifestyle Guide
Insights from a pre-eminent entrepreneur and trailblazer in technology and innovation
Being able to meet people from different walks of life - a skydiver, plastic surgeon, pilot, mountaineer, surfer - I’ve learned to see life through different sets of eyes, giving me a new perspective and inspiration every time.
When we learn how to become more resilient, we learn how to embrace the beautifully broad spectrum of the human experience.
Follow every single thing that sparks your interest and see where it leads you. It’s okay to love many things. It’s okay to fall out of love, too. It’s okay to change. Just keep being brave, keep doing what you love.
I remember one of my first trips to Singapore, and I found a bottle of wine at a bottle shop that typically would retail for $10 in Australia, and it was selling for almost $100 in Singapore.
CNBC’s Christine Tan speaks to Maximilian Bittner, CEO of Vestiaire Collective.
Music's just another language for us to express ourselves.
We choose the way we love.
The biggest piece of advice I would give to my younger self would be to embrace failure. Nobody likes to lose, but it is important that we allow our losses to shape us and not define us.
A woman can have it all, but not all at the same time. So enjoy the process and the journey.
When you watch someone speaking to their truth and it lands on you - that moment can be a very powerful transformation.
“People may forget what you said, they may forget what you did, but they never forget the way you made them feel.”
"It is important for us to be agile and adaptable, and even more importantly, to stand by our values and not remain reactionary amid all the changes in the world."
If life throws you a curved ball, practice patience. It may not be the solution to the problem but it will help you to feel less frustrated while working it out.
"Strangers give me three words and I weave them into poems." ~ Adam Tie
Founder of One Estate Solutions talks about how it all started
"It was all about being in the right place at the right time"
Freelance data collector by day, glamorous drag queen by night
From a love of the written word to starting The Novel Encounter
Theatre can be many things. It's not just for entertainment.
I live by the mantra “aspire to inspire”. This has brought me to the edge of the world, to challenge myself and come up with innovative ideas while conquering and inspiring others in the local coffee scene.
‘The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.’ - Explorer Robert Swan
“Know that every one is made to shine like a star – it’s just that each of us shine differently” - Eric Feng
Pro wrestling...it's like a real life cross between a fighting game and an RPG where you control a character and navigate the open world universe of opponents and arenas.
It was the creative jungle I could explore and discover on my own, the castle on the hillside where untold adventures awaited the worthy challenger and the abandoned space station at the final frontier.
Healthy eating is a way of life, and to start, you need to first know what you’re eating and second, to choose the food that you eat wisely.
Singing is so different from any other instrument. It’s the only instrument that is in your body, the only instrument that you can feel so strongly, which you can actually use and yet be so versatile.
A writer needs a pen, an artist needs a brush, but a filmmaker needs an army ~ Orson Welles
Whatever you do – do from your heart and work from your heart to the maximum.
Give a woman the right lipstick and she can conquer the world
The core trait that I think every successful person has, businessman or not, is to be thankful for what you have.
If you were to commit yourself to using this journal, self-discovery and lifelong application of these virtues can be truly transformative for you.
I’d like to see a world in which education systems will revolve around useful learning instead of merely ‘getting answers right’, in which people can raise questions and do what they are good at without having to conform to unnecessary restrictions.
Solo travelling means chasing your dreams without being held back
We need to breakaway from this addiction and understand the impact that our cheap bargains have on the social and environmental issues of today.
Whatever you do, always find an excuse to win. Fight harder, push further, pray harder, dig deeper, grip stronger, never give up!
Being able to connect to that intangible, hidden dimension of music...I find that is really one of the wonders of being human, with songs to encourage and celebrate every stage of life for us.
“Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” ~ George Bernard Shaw
At the age of 19, Robin co-founded Made Real, a subscription service curating wholesome & nutritious snacks that has recently expanded from Singapore to Hong Kong.
I believe the greatest change happens within myself - to be the best version of myself. Then and only then, can I be a great conduit of change in the world.