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Enterprising Women Awards

I am the last one in line of my group to receive my 2015 Enterprising Women’s Honoree Award. There are 8 groups that are being honored this night… 80 women who have met certain criteria throughout the year, two of which are sales revenue and philanthropic work. As I am inching toward the stage, listening to each woman in front of me receive her award, everything goes silent and still, and all I can hear is the sound of my…

And the Oscar goes to...

The Oscars, the stars, the red carpet! It was all sooooo exciting! The 2 hours of make up, the one-hour of hair styling, the uncomfortable shoes! It was all so exhausting! Now add to that the pressure to look great, the pressure to make sure you get interviewed and lastly the pressure to keep up with the illusion. 2014 was my maiden voyage onto the pressure cooker that is the red carpet of the Academy Awards. I have watched the…

Chinese New Year 2015

Kung Hei Fat Choi and happy year of the Sheep (Goat? Ram?) I have just landed in New York where I shall celebrate what for us Hong Kongers is an important holiday, the beginning of a new year, and I wanted to share a vision I had as a young woman considering her future…. The headline would read….”Secretary General Jacqueline Muller ends War”. I was 16 years old at the time and I was dreaming about what I would do…

Mindful Meditation

I’m about to let you in on a little secret. Would you like that? Do you want to increase your productivity at work? How about reduce your stress at home? If you answered yes to both of these questions, the answer is easy. Learn how to do “nothing” for 10 to 15 minutes a day. Yes, that’s right...do nothing!!! I say “do nothing” a bit facetiously of course. Mindful Meditation Meditation is for Hippies. I don’t have time to sit…

From Success to SUCCESS

Sometimes I can still picture myself sitting behind my desk, talking on the phone and placing orders with our vendors that numbered in the millions of dollars. It was second nature to me. It was normal. Then I would look at the books and talk with people and see what else I could do to increase profits and decrease costs. Negotiating was my sixth sense and I was good at it. I did this for 28 years. I loved it.…
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