Forging a successful career path whether you’re new to the game or have been working for a while can seem like a daunting task, but there’s no doubt that taking risks can sometimes lead to a serious payoff.
All our Great Women of our Time awards alumnae have taken a leap into the unknown at one point in their careers and for them it made the difference between being on top of their game or struggling at the bottom of the career ladder.
If you need a refresher, The Singapore Women’s Weekly shines the spotlight on 18 outstanding, high-achieving working women every year in six respective categories as part of the awards.
Our previous nominees include a media savant who founded Singapore’s first YouTube channel to reach 1 million subscribers, a dating-service entrepreneur who targets high-net worth individuals and lifestyle revolutionary Elim Chew. This year, they are joined by the following nominees in the Finance & Commerce category:
Our nominees might be at the height of their careers now, but each told us how their radical actions set them on the path to success early on in their work lives. Read on to find out their advice: