A bi-weekly business and philosophy podcast hosted by Tan Lay featuring guests from around the world sharing professional stories and insight.
Recorded in Helsinki, Finland.
Nathaniel Fetalvero is a writer and producer at Tech in Asia- a media company based in Singapore serving Asia’s tech and startup community. Some topics we covered:
- what new technology is currently at the top of Nat's mind
- does technology make people more lazy or more productive?
- how Myanmar is developing as the final frontier in South East Asia
- what common traits Nat has noticed among successful Asian startups
He talks about starting his professional career at the age of 17 which led to him working as Interaction Designer at Google before returning to Finland to build a creative design team at Posti. We discuss the differences between making art and making design, and what's required from good design leadership.
Lots of cool human psychology stuff in this episode including:
- how to fast track information into your brain
- why the brain tends to notice negative situations more
- the principles behind neutralizing traumatic memories... and more!
We talk about attitudes towards advertising in his native country of Finland as well as in the wider world. He shares some thoughts and opinions about working with agencies in Europe, Asia and Africa. And since we're both basketball nuts we had to talk a little bit about Michael Jordan and the impact of media hype in the NBA.
Tim Conley is a speaker, trainer and a business coach working with B2B service entrepreneurs. Here, he delivers some straight shooting, clear and simple insights on personal and business growth.
How: successful marketing does not require good ethics; nobody truly has vision; our actions do not align with our beliefs; we're afraid to define big goals; successful leaders often ignore external opinion; we say we want the truth but we really don't!
In the previous volume, I had 11 excellent guests from the fields of entertainment, business & marketing and even neuroscience who shared valuable stories and insight..
This is a highlights compilation of notable soundbites from each guest discussing communication, productivity and personal & professional growth.
I was born in South East Asia, grew up in North West England and live in Southern Finland.
I started my professional career 15 years ago in Film and Television.
Today, when I'm not working my day job as a Marketing and Content Producer, I interview special friends on my podcast and write blogs about personal and business growth.
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