Empowerment according to Richard Giam is having the freedom, courage and conviction to pursue our goals and dreams without fear.
Richard Giam is a co-founder and CEO of Rainmakerz. His job is to connect people for social and business purposes. Read on to learn more about how he interprets human nature, meets, and understands a variety of people.
Q: What motivates you to go further in your business or career?
A: Love for people who needs help – whether financial or emotional.
Q: What do you consider to be the most valuable talents you’ve acquired and implemented
during your journey?
A: Ability to persuade, ability to empathise and ability to discern between fake and sincerity.
Q: What is the most significant mentality shift, belief shift, or “ah-ha” moment you’ve had in
A: Empower people to take ownership of your business.
Q: How would you choose which emails to answer if you woke up with 1,000 unread emails and
only had time to respond to 100 of them?
A: Click on “From” and read those from people or companies I deemed important.
Q: What is the best piece of advice you have ever gotten?
A: Never be too quick to judge and jump to conclusions. There are two sides to a coin.
Q: Life has its ups and downs; can you tell us a compelling story?
A: I was deceived and scammed by someone I trust and I also stupidly get my family members and many of my friends to fall into the scam. I trust this friend so much that I became a guarantor for a loan of SGD 100,000 to him.
Q: How fortunate are you, and why are you so fortunate?
A: I am blessed with life, family and friends. Life is good.
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