Joanne Lim, Image Success, PR & Image Consultant

Leaps of Faith

  In 2004, I started my public relations (PR) business. It was a huge leap of faith. Compared to my peers in the PR profession, I was a late entrant. I started my PR career at the age of 29, after careers in the finance and hospitality industry, and then started my own PR consultancy…

Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion also known as The Blue Mansion

Indigo, Art and Design–The Allure of The Blue Mansion

I had recently returned from Penang, an island in Malaysia–the inner city of its capital, Georgetown, is an UNESCO World Heritage site. On our final day there, we visited the Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, also known as “The Blue Mansion”, built in the 1880s, it was the home of an illustrious Chinese businessman, Cheong Fatt Tze…


Serendipity in Green

It started out late last year, when Pantone announced that their colour of 2013 is Emerald Green. Since then I had looked for opportunities to blog about Emerald Green. During the Hollywood awards season (Golden Globes, Oscars, Grammys), the celebrities donned Seafoam Green and skipped Emerald Green. The idea of blogging about Emerald Green still…


Why I Love Cooking Thai

It was about a month ago when a client noticed from my Facebook posts that I enjoy cooking, especially Thai food. She proceeded to say:”I love Thai food!” So many people do. I suppose we all love Thai food because of the complexity of flavours: Sour, Sweet, Salty, Spicy and Bitter. My learning journey with…


The Joy of Reconnecting

I just had a wonderful lunch. Wonderful because I’ve reconnected with an old friend. I hadn’t seen him for about 7 years. But it seemed like yesterday when we worked together as co-trainers. I guess that’s what happens when you have a strong friendship. So far, I’ve been rather successful in being happy (one of…

Kerry Washington

Kerry is the New Carrie

Kerry Washington seems to be the new style star to watch. This star seems to be gaining as much buzz for her work as an actress, as her style choices at Red Carpet events.   Kerry Washington – Keep her on style watch at celebrity red carpet events. Photo by David Shankbone At a recent…


Happiness is in Your Hands

There had been much publicity on the subject of Happiness and there’s no letting up! Singapore, our prosperous city-state had ranked low in many international happiness surveys for a number of years now, but what really got our attention I think was when we ranked the lowest in 2 separate Gallup survey findings released just…