Page Banner

 

Blog

David Lim is  best known for leading the 1st Singapore Mt Everest Expedition, and is now a leading motivational speaker. Since 1999, he has helped organizations build teams and grow leaders in 30 countries and 71 cities – and still counting! Send him a note today by Contact Us or subscribe to a no-cost leadership e-newsletter.

The Executive Tune up

The Executive Tune-up for the year By David Lim, CSP If you’re a car owner and like driving and have an appreciation for automotive stuff; don’t you make sure the car’s maintained well, give the right fluids and oils so that it runs as it should? The same goes for cycling enthusiasts and how to…

The “hero’s journey” is your journey

The Hero’s Journey is your journey On a very normal Saturday at 912am tiny island state of Singapore, a young man created history. By being the first Singaporean to win an Olympic gold medal. Joseph Schooling not only won the men’s 100-metres butterfly stroke swimming event, he beat  his childhood hero and most be-medalled Olympian…

Marshall Goldsmith’s 7 Lessons on Success

Marshall Goldsmith’s 7 Lessons for Success: An evening with Marshall Goldsmith, or drinking from a firehose He came across right away like Kentucky bourbon, with a smooth opening about his background, and then, a fiery kick later on as he got into the core of his ideas and future plans. Marshall was in Singapore recently,…

A Trainload of Trouble

A Trainload of trouble   A recent news story that reads like a tale of espionage in otherwise staid and somewhat boring corporate Singapore has caught the attention of global media. Concerned by possible defects In a multi-million dollar manufacturing deal between a Chinese-Japanese consortium that is building trains for Hong Kong’s underground rail system,…

The fine line between success and failure

The fine line between success and failure: 3 tips in helping you redefine success By David Lim  for CFO Magazine This year’s main climbing season for Everest has ended. Each year, like the Olympics, it brings its own set of dramas, stories and tragedies. Ten years ago this Spring, two men were given up as…

Making a Golden Presentation

By David Lim, Chief Motivation Officer “There were five powerful lessons about presenting and influencing that I took back, and worth sharing here” On a recent visit to Western Australia, I took a tour of the Perth Mint. The mint used to mint the coins in circulation in the old days but is now largely…

Five Steps to Create your Best Kickoff for 2016

By David Lim Tired of the usual annual, corporate kickoff format and outcomes? Consider the following five steps in which you can help create the best kickoff you’ve had yet for your team or organization. How do I know? For the past decade, I’ve been engaged in not only about 50 keynotes each year that…

Failure to communicate

Failure to communicate: A view from the top on the matter of communication By David Lim, for CFO Magazine A Hollywood version of the tragic events of perhaps the best know tragedy on Mt Everest has hit our movie screens of late. Based on the 1996 tragedy where eight people died in a single storm…

What does living in a VUCA world mean?

What does living in a VUCA world mean? By David Lim for CFO Magazine A comment that United States Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld made in 2002 has been often quoted. Rumsfeld stated: “Reports that say that something hasn’t happened are always interesting to me, because as we know, there are known knowns; there are…

Free Ebook Modal