Thursday, October 28, 2010

Life Coaching Courses?

Business coaching training or life coaching courses, where is the best place to attend them?
Or Where is the best place to listen to inspirational speakers?
Sometimes the best things in life are free!

Think "The Last Lecture".

In Singapore, there's an interesting one that I came across.
By Adrian Tan, author of The Teenage Textbook who gave this speech at the convocation ceremoney of Nanyang Technological University's 2008 graduating class.

It can be summarised into these 4 points to guide you in career and life:

1. Don't work
2. Avoid telling the truth
3. Be hated
4. Love someone

Continue reading for the whole speech

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

The best advice I ever got - Lauren Zalaznick

The best advice I ever got. Where successful people were interviewed and asked what was the best advice they received from their mentors or business coaches and what advice they would like to share with people who may not be lucky enough to have mentors or life coaches in their lives.

Read about the best advice Lauren Zalaznick got in her life without having to pay for any motivational seminars or expensive management or leadership development courses!

Lauren Zalaznick
Women & Lifestyle Entertainment Networks, NBC Universal

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Thursday, October 14, 2010

Top 50 Median Monthly Gross Wages and Salaries of High Salary Occupations in Singapore

You may have read one of the most searched blog entry in this blog
Best Paying Jobs in Singapore and Weirdest Highest Paying Jobs in Asia

Here is another statistic about pay and salaries of high paying jobs in Singapore based on Ministry of Manpowers' Manpower Research and Statistical Department - Report on Wages in Singapore, 2009.

The occupations are listed with Median Monthly Gross Wage - wage at which one half of the employees earn below or at the amount.

Monthly Gross Wage - refers to the sum of basic wage, overtime payments, commissions, allowances, service points and other regular cash payments. However it excludes employers' CPF contributions, bonuses, stock options, other lump sum payments and payment-in-kind.

Ranked 41 to 50.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

The best advice I ever got- Scott Boras

Business consulting or personal life coaching?
Find out what is the best advice Scott Boras ever got. 
Not from any professional trainer, NLP coach or leadership development program but good ol' professor from University.

Scott Boras
Sports Agent, Founder and President, Boras Corporation

Thursday, October 7, 2010

PRUearly Stage Crisis Cover

Remember the previous entry early stage breast cancer - she has 3 policies but no coverage?
The reason was because critical illnesses or major illnesses cover in insurance policies have the same standardized critical illness definitions by the Life Insurance Association of Singapore and the General Insurance Association of Singapore.

There was always the fear that a person may a serious illness, but not serious enough that meets the common critical illness definition for a insurance payout.
Well, fret not.

Prudential Assurance  has now launched the PruEarly Stage Crisis Cover.
This insurance plan offers financial support right from the early stages of critical illnesses.
PruEarly Stage Crisis Cover

It covers as many as 70 different medical conditions! This include early stage critical illnesses such as Cancer at the non-invasive stage, chronic kidney disease, severe dementia and severe asthma.
PruEarly Stage Crisis Cover even make payouts for diabetic complications! The first of its kind in the market.

For a $50,000 cover, the insurance premiums for this plan starts from slightly above $1 a day for a 30 year old who purchase a 45 year term.

For more details, read more:

PruEarly Stage Crisis Cover

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