A survivor of extreme circumstances – overcoming childhood poverty and personal calamities to rebuild his life into one from his wildest dreams. Today, Jimmy is a Resilience Trainer, Leadership Coach, Author, and Inspirational Speaker who has given talks to thousands of people from various age groups, in companies both large and small, and in industries in Singapore, Malaysia, and around Asia.
He integrates his own life story as unique strategies to encourage leaders/individuals/employees’ own turnaround. The hallmark of his strategy is to take negative circumstances, turn it to positive outcomes, and use it to create change in the industry. With this, the ability to achieve results and better outcomes take centre-stage. The story of his “breakthrough” has been featured on various national media both in Singapore and Malaysia. A Facebook post on June 10, 2017 by CNA featuring Jimmy’s amazing life story had reached 4.2 million views, and drawn more than 55,000 likes and reactions (with over 34,000 shares) in just 3 weeks.
TEA RECEPTION WITH THE PRESIDENT OF SINGAPORE:
Jimmy was invited to a special Tea Reception at the Istana, hosted by The President of Singapore & Mrs. Tony Tan in 2014.
THE EVERYDAY SINGAPOREAN HERO:
He was selected as one of the Everyday Singaporean Heroes in Jetstar’s SG50 Celebration Campaign in 2015. His face was commemorated on a special
FUTURE PEEK PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION:
Jimmy was chosen as one of 15 individuals to be featured in NTUC Income’s Future Peek 2014, a Photographic Exhibition which tells the inspirational stories of ordinary but unique individuals who overcame adversity to create a better future for themselves.