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.

One life transforming question

by David Lim, CSP, GSF [ originally published in CFO magazine] People tend to fall backwards into a swimming pool, or off a mountain. In my case, I fell backwards into my business, and from that perspective, knowing what coaching question, or questions to ask in decisive moments in your life and business really matter.…

How to “Imagineer” your future in six steps

Imagineering your future By David Lim for CFO magazine I was seeking some mid week inspiration. And then my newsfeed on Facebook had a fascinating article on Srikanth Bolla. If you are based in India, you might be more familiar with his story. Srikanth runs, amongst other things Bollant Industries, a successful company with US$4…

Lessons from the World Cup

By David Lim, CSP, GSF In Dec 1991, during the Balkan wars a cattle herder called Luka was caught by a group of Serbian militiamen; marched off with several others and summarily executed for not being a Serb.  His home was torched, and his surviving family became refugees in Croatia. Why this story interested me…

How to find your narrative

Finding the Narrative By David Lim – originally published in CFO Magazine I’ve covered a range of leadership topics for 15+ years; but one that does stand out in popularity and application is the topic of presentation skills. One of the hardest things to do when making a presentation where a large amount of data…

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…

Free Ebook Modal