Media

This section lists all the media coverage we’ve received to date. Thanks to all the publications for the opportunities. :)

If you are from the media and would like to feature Personal Excellence or my work in your story, please contact me. I’m available for interviews and consultations with regards to blogging, social media, career, entrepreneurship, personal development or lifestyle topics in general.

Press/Media Coverage

  1. KISS92 FM: In the Morning with Maddy, Jason, and Arnold (Jan 21, 2014) — Dove Camera Confidence Campaign (Listen to the recording in the Podcasts section)
  2. Channel News Asia, AM Live! (Jan 6, 2013) — How To Commit to New Year’s Resolutions (Watch the interview)
  3. Toggle, Eve Channel (Dec 30, 2013) — Soul Sisters, a documentary about inspiring women in Singapore taking unconventional paths in life
  4. Her World (Jan 2014 Issue) — Honey, we need to talk… (Love Men Sex, p. 249)
  5. Dove (Dec 2013—Jan 2014) — Featured as Dove Singapore’s official personal-development expert in their Camera Confidence Campaign to help women achieve camera confidence. Featured on Dove’s Facebook Page in the months of Dec ’13 — Jan ’14.
  6. Her World (Oct 2013 Issue) — What His BFFs Can Tell You About Him (Love Men Sex, p. 331–333)
  7. Her World (Aug 2013 Issue) — Serial Dater Alert (Love Men Sex, p. 272)
  8. Her World (Jun 2013 Issue) — Manage Your Man’s Anger (Love Men Sex, p. 296)
  9. KISS92 FM: In the Morning with Maddy, Jason, and Arnold (Apr 12, 2013) — Making New Friends Outside the Workplace
  10. KISS92 FM: In the Morning with Maddy, Jason, and Arnold (Apr 5, 2013) — How To Get a Life Outside of Work
  11. KISS92 FM: In the Morning with Maddy, Jason, and Arnold (Mar 29, 2013) — How To Achieve Happiness in Life
  12. KISS92 FM: In the Morning with Maddy, Jason, and Arnold (Mar 22, 2013) — Stress Buster Techniques
  13. Her World (Feb 2013 Issue) — Online Stud, Offline Dud (Love Men Sex, p. 252–254)
  14. Singapore Women’s Weekly (Jan 2013 Issue) — Your Living Room (Home Ideas, p. 219–222)
  15. Cosmopolitan Singapore (Jan 2013 Issue) — I Messed Up… Now what? (You, You, You section, p. 80–81)
  16. BFM 89.9, Business Radio Station in Malaysia (Jan 3, 2013) — Bucket List: Things to do before you die (Listen to the recording in the Podcasts section)
  17. Channel News Asia, AM Live! (Dec 31, 2012) — How to make new year resolutions for 2013 that you can keep! (See behind-the-scenes photosWatch the interview)
  18. Channel 8, Mediacorp: 早安您好! Good Morning Singapore! (Dec 28, 2012) — Setting New Year Resolutions
  19. Channel News Asia, AM Live! (Dec 21, 2012) — Interview on Bucket List (See behind-the-scenes photosWatch the interview)
  20. News Radio 938LIVE, Making a Difference with Daniel Martin (Dec 20, 2012) — 2013 Countdown Challenge (Listen to the recording in the Podcasts section)
  21. News Radio 938LIVE, The WOW Club with Michelle Martin (Dec 11, 2012) — Interview with Celestine Chua (Listen to the recording in the Podcasts section)
  22. News Radio 938LIVE, Making a Difference with Daniel Martin (Nov 15, 2012) — 14-Day Kindness Challenge Stories (Listen to the recording in the Podcasts section)
  23. Asia One  (Nov 14, 2012): Singaporean’s kindness challenge goes viral (online article)
  24. Lianhe Zaobao/ 联合早报 (Nov 13, 2012): Drawing Over 800 Participants: Kindness Challenge Proves Local Are Kind
  25. UFM 1003: 不给一口叮 Don’t Give A Damn! with 黄文鸿, 叶丽梅, 吴婉君 (小猪), 陈彦维  (小二) (Nov 12, 2012) — Cameo appearance
  26. KISS92 FM: In the Morning with Maddy, Jason, and Arnold (Nov 12, 2012) — How To Handle Criticism (plus a Kindness Challenge Special) (Listen to the recording in the Podcasts section)
  27. KISS92 FM: In the Morning with Maddy, Jason, and Arnold (Nov 5, 2012) — How To Tackle Procrastination (Listen to the recording in the Podcasts section)
  28. UFM 1003: 不给一口叮 Don’t Give A Damn! with 黄文鸿, 叶丽梅, 吴婉君 (小猪), 陈彦维  (小二) (Nov 1, 2012) — Personality Interview and Feature of 14-Day Kindness Challenge (Listen to the recording in the Podcasts section)
  29. Lianhe Wanbao (Nov 1, 2012) — Female Blogger Launches 14-Day Kindness Challenge
  30. News Radio 938LIVE (Oct 29, 2012) — Making a Difference with Daniel Martin: 14-Day Kindness Challenge (Listen to the recording in the Podcasts section)
  31. KISS92 FM — In the Morning with Maddy, Jason, and Arnold (Oct 29, 2012): Passion & Money: How to Pursue Your Passion with Success (Listen to the recording in the Podcasts section)
  32. My Paper / 我报 (Chinese version) (Oct 25, 2012) — Let’s Join the 14-Day Kindness Challenge
  33. KISS92 FM — In the Morning with Maddy, Jason, and Arnold (Oct 22, 2012): Bucket List: What do you want to do before you die? (Listen to the recording in the Podcasts section)
  34. Singapore Woman’s Weekly (Sep 2012 Issue) — Survive in a Sea of Sharks (How to deal with office politics)
  35. News Radio 938LIVE (Aug 27, 2012)  Slice of Life with Eugene Loh: What Do You Want To Do Before You Die? Creating Your Bucket List
  36. Productive Magazine (Feb, 2012, Issue #11) — 8 Habits of Highly Productive People, Part #2 (magazine)
  37. Productive Magazine (Nov, 2011, Issue #10) — 8 Habits of Highly Productive People, Part #1 (magazine)
  38. The Sun-Herald (Sydney) / The Sunday Age (Melbourne) (Oct 9, 2011) — Life Makeovers (The Sunday Life magazine, supplement in both papers – article)
  39. Cosmopolitan UK Magazine (Oct 2011 Issue) — Cracking the Cliques (Cosmo on Campus)
  40. Simply Her Magazine (Aug 2011 Issue) — Keeping The Crazies Away (Life Made Easy, Work section)
  41. Business Insider (Jun 10, 2011) — Learning To Say No: 6 Simple Tips (article)
  42. CNN International (Jun 1, 2011) — How to stand up to rude co-worker (article, Living section)
  43. CBS Business Network (May 27, 2011) — How To Be Rejection Proof (article)
  44. Business Insider (May 17, 2011) — How To Handle Rejection Like A Pro (article)
  45. Singapore Woman’s Weekly (Jan 2011 Issue) — Supercharge Your Life
  46. Business Insider (Jan 4, 2011) — Why It’s Healthy To Completely Unplug (And 6 Steps To Do So) (article)
  47. Simply Her Magazine (Jan 2011 Issue) — Revolutionise Your Resolutions (Life Made Easy, Solutions section)
  48. Channel News Asia (Dec 28 2010) — BlogTV segment on Bucket Lists; with hosts Flying Dutchman and Divian (Season 5 Ep 19)
  49. Business Insider (Dec 28, 2010) — 7 Essential Questions To Ask Yourself Before The Year Ends (article)
  50. Edvantage (Asia One) (Dec 2010) — 8 Factors To Consider Before Going Back To School (online article)
  51. Business Insider (Dec 7, 2010) — 6 Ways To Make Good Habits Stick (article)
  52. Business Insider (Nov 9, 2010) — 6 Useful Steps To Tackle Procrastination (article)
  53. The Straits Times (Nov 4, 2010) — Tips on dealing with critical people (CATS Recruit section; Guest article)
  54. Lianhe Zaobao / 联合早报 (Oct 17, 2010) — Preparing yourself to land your best job
  55. NUS Business School Global Alumni Network (Aug 2010) – Knowing Me, Knowing You (online article)
  56. Simply Her Magazine (July 2010 Issue) — How Do You Carry Yourself At Work? (Me Management section; Behind the scenes photoshoot)
  57. CNN International (Apr 6, 2010) — Living as if they had only one day left (article, Living section)
  58. Simply Her Magazine (Mar 2010 Issue) — Me Management – Cheat Sheet for Your Health
  59. Simply Her Magazine (Feb 2010 Issue) — Look On The Bright Side (Positive Thinking Article)
  60. News Radio FM 93.8 LIVE – The Living Room with Stanley Leong (Oct 30, 2009): Passion or Money?
  61. Lianhe Wanbao / 联合晚报 (Oct 24 2009) – Feature on my life coaching service and starting of TSOPE
  62. Today (Oct 23 2009) – Article on the wired generation taking businesses online (online article)
  63. Jobs Central (Oct 14 2009) – The School of Personal Excellence: Bringing your dreams to life (online article)
  64. NUS Business School Global Alumni Network (Aug 2009) – Pursuit of Passion, Interview with Celestine Chua (online article)
  65. Lianhe Wanbao / 联合晚报 (July 12, 2009) — Article on career coaching
  66. Lianhe Wanbao / 联合晚报 (May 20, 2009) — Feature on my 1-1 life coaching service
  67. Jobs Central (May 20, 2009) — Will you ditch your career to follow your heart? (online article)
  68. Lianhe Zaobao / 联合早报 (May 13, 2009) — 2-page coverage on my story and personal development work
  69. My Paper (Mar 27, 2009) — Feature on how I started pursuing my passion
  70. Asia One (Mar 27, 2009) — Feature on how I started pursuing my passion
  71. Showbiz OMY (Mar 27, 2009) — Feature on how I started pursuing my passion

Online Features/Interviews