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Q&A with Violet: Should I Settle?
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 17:03:34 | Violet Lim


Question: I have several eligible well educated graduate single girl friends who do not want to settle for less or outside the norm or can't find the push for marriage. Norm as the guy should be older, financially better, taller, holding better job, if he owns property n car, then preferably same type or better […]


Thankful that I was Not Born Beautiful
Sun, 31 Jan 2016 19:40:42 | Violet Lim


This post is inspired by some comments on a TV advert that I was recently featured in. Netizens have taken the liberty to highlight my non-beauty by comparing me to 如花, a Taiwanese entertainment personality famous for her “exaggerated ugliness”. Actually, this is not the first time that netizens have said that I reminded them […]


Annual Report 2015: A Bumpy Ride
Thu, 31 Dec 2015 12:11:31 | Violet Lim


I started 2015 on a high. Having just ended 2014 with a big bang after achieving our company’s 3 years BHAG, I was feeling good and confident. Looking back, I probably have been a tad too confident after a string of successes.  To describe 2015 in a phrase – I would choose – A Bumpy […]


Born to Fly
Fri, 12 Jun 2015 00:56:45 | Violet Lim


Last weekend, I did something I thought I will never ever do in my life – I flew!!! When presented with the opportunity for sign up for a flying trapeze session at the Trapeze School of New York as an off-site activity, my first reaction was intense fear. Having never been athletic, swinging on a […]


If you knew that in one year you would die suddenly…
Thu, 30 Apr 2015 12:46:06 | Violet Lim


It all started with the "36 questions". Jamie and I were driving back from San Jose to San Francisco. Still suffering from jet lag, i was getting increasingly sleepy. We decided to answer the ’36 Questions’ to help me keep awake. One of the questions was – “If you knew that in one year you […]


Turning 35: 10 Things I Wish I Knew 10 Years Ago
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:17:49 | Violet Lim


Turning 35 is a big milestone. I am officially middle age! 🙂 Just like how I reflected when I turned 30, I decided to do a mini reflection now that I have turned 35. Here are 10 things that I have learnt in the last couple of years. 1. You cannot find your passion. Your […]


2014: A Year of Abundant Blessings
Wed, 31 Dec 2014 11:12:43 | Violet Lim


Another year has just gone by. The last month, the last week and the last day of 2014. And here I am, doing what I have been doing for the last 11 years, sitting down and taking stock of the year has just passed. 🙂 As I prepare to write my annual report, I read […]


13 Lessons Learnt in Year 2013
Tue, 31 Dec 2013 11:59:01 | Violet Lim


As 2013 draws to a close, as part of my annual ritual, I sit down at my desk at home to reflect on the year that is coming to pass.  2013 has been an eventful year. There have been many ups and downs, many joys and disappointments. Perhaps even more, there are so many lessons that […]


Is it Possible to Have Rewarding Relationships While Travelling for Work?
Fri, 16 Aug 2013 01:11:26 | Violet Lim


Recently, I had the opportunity to be part of an interesting project on a topic that is close to my heart and participated as a Relationship Expert to comment on the latest survey by InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG). It revealed that travellers miss their connection when they're abroad, stating that staying in touch with loved ones […]


Finding Love in the Right ‘Places’
Wed, 14 Aug 2013 16:56:43 | Violet Lim


It was time to meet up with our financial consultant to review our insurance policies. Hence, hubby asked if I could help to locate the insurance file to bring along to the meeting. The funny thing was, for some reason, hubby thought that the documents were in a black file. So, he kept asking me to […]


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