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APSS April Monthly Meeting

  • 25 Apr 2023
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • One Farrer Hotel


  • On 25th Apr
  • If guest purchase convention tickets, $50 will overset the final price ($795-$50=$745)
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Have you ever had the opportunity to meet, interact and learn from Six Superstar Speakers all at once?

Well, at the APSS Super Six CSP Round Table, you'll have the chance to engage with James Leong, Wendy Tan, Dr. Philip Merry, Cynthia Zhai, Christian Chua and Deborah Torres Patel

These six speakers are at the top of their game, and if you're looking to learn from the best, this is an opportunity you don't want to miss. Each member will be able to do 3 rounds of half an hour with each CSP. There will be a 2-3 mins interval as members switch tables. 

A brief snapshot of what these amazing speakers will bring to the table:

James Leong - Financial storytelling: Once Upon a Balance Sheet

As an adjunct professor with NUS and founder of Financial Storytelling, C Foo James helps non-financial people master financial statements in a simple, easy and fun way. A former regional finance head of a US Fortune 500 company and Toastmasters Pan South East Asia District Humour Champion, James combines his expertise in finance with his love for storytelling. He is well-known for teaching a dry topic- finance and makes it come wonderfully alive with memorable stories. James is the author of an upcoming game-changing book, "Financial Storytelling: Once Upon a Balance Sheet".

He will share how he uses the power of storytelling in networking, selling, engaging delivery and even changing the inner stories you tell yourself.

Deborah Torres Patel - Standing Out in your Niche

With years of experience earning money with her voice and a career that started in 1966, Deborah is a true star of the stage!

As a founding member of APSS, she knows what it takes to succeed, and her CSP Roundtable discussion is all about helping you stand out in your niche.

You will learn how to:

  1. Define and refine your niche,
  2. Differentiate with your unique brand story,
  3. And systemize your expertise to enjoy lifelong success.

Wendy Tan - Strategy to invest for the long run

An author, speaker, and entrepreneur, Wendy co-founded The Flame Centre, and is committed to build the next-generation learning ecosystem to help professionals thrive in the future of work. Wendy's book, "Wholeness in a Disruptive World: Pearls of Wisdom from East and West," is highly regarded and is a recommended reading for organizational change masters programs in the USA. Through her doctoral research, Wendy discovered the levers of learning agility, and she shares her findings in her engaging keynotes.

As a Certified Professional Speaker (CSP), she is recognized by the National Speakers Association as an internationally competent professional in the field. Wendy has received several prestigious awards, including the InnovPlus Spark and HRO Today Thought Leadership Awards. She is a regular contributor to numerous publications, including T+D, OD Practitioner, Today Manager, and Singapore Business Review.

Christian Chua - Mindshift: Triggering a paradigm change and generating new business ideas, Sharpen your business Acumen, and challenge your status quo.

Christian Chua is a veteran sales who never fails to surprise his audience with innovative keynote speeches. His presentations are always fresh and unique, making him a highly sought-after speaker in the industry.

Key takeaways from his session will be:

  1. Triggering a paradigm change.
  2. Generating new business ideas
  3. Sharpen your business Acumen
  4. Challenge your status quo

Cynthia Zhai - Grow Your Biz and Thrive by Being in the Flow

Cynthia is a Professional Speaker (CSP), Voice Coach and Best-Selling Author. She’s also a TEDx speaker. She has helped clients from 46 countries across 6 continents to speak with a powerful voice. Cynthia has been a professional speaker and coach for the past 20 years and her engagement spans 5 continents in 20 countries. She has appeared on major radio stations in Asia and is a regular guest on podcasts from around the world.

Key takeaways

  1. How to get out of the daily grind and flow your way to biz growth
  2. How to transcend beyond comparison and competition
  3. How to thrive your biz while enjoying life

Dr. Philip Merry - Behind Every Synchronicity is a miracle waiting to happen

CSP and Global Speaking Fellow Dr. Philip Merry is a global thought leader in synchronicity, team coherence and leadership. He is the only person with a grounded theory PhD in Leadership & Synchronicity and his book The 9 Keys of Synchronicity was published in June 2022. He has delivered events in 63 countries and helps people understand how to take advantage of synchronicity both at work and in life. Philip has lived in Singapore since 1990.

Key Takeaways:

  1. What is synchronicity and how do you recognize it?
  2. Interpret synchronicities that appear in your life
  3. Understand the science behind synchronicity
  4. Open the doors to possibilities that are all around you hidden in plain view


APSS Member (14th Mar-15th Apr) – S$40

APSS Member (16th-24th Apr) – S$45

APSS Member (25th Apr) – S$50

Non-APSS Member – S$65

First-time Guest: S$50. If guest purchase convention tickets, $50 will overset the final price ($795-$50=$745)


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