Earlier Career

After graduation, I was extremely blessed to be employed by the best bank in the world – Standard Chartered Bank. Besides all those part time jobs, Standard Chartered Bank is the only full time employment in my career.

Below are some of my achievements with the bank:

2006-best-new-comer
Year 2006 – Best New Comer (My 1st award after 10 months of employment).
2007-exsa
Year 2007 – Won Silver for service excellent award organize by Spring Singapore (An external award)
Year 2008 – Elite Club Quarter 1 (A prestigious award presented only to the top few sales consultants in the bank)
Year 2008 – Elite Club Quarter 1 (A prestigious award presented only to the top few sales consultants in the bank)
Year 2008 – Elite Club Quarter 2 (Won it for 2 quarters in a row)
Year 2008 – Elite Club Quarter 2 (Won it for 2 quarters in a row)
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Year 2008 – Won Bronze for Pride Award in year 2008 (A top award with only 12 winners from the whole bank for outstanding contributions to the bank)
Year 2008 - Won Gold for service excellent award organize by Spring Singapore
Year 2008 – Won Gold for service excellent award organize by Spring Singapore
Year 2009 – My team won the top mortgage sales award (Can’t find the trophy anymore)
Year 2009 – My team won the top mortgage sales award (Can’t find the trophy anywhere)
Year 2009 – Won Star for service excellent award organize by Spring Singapore
Year 2009 – Won Star for service excellent award organize by Spring Singapore

I had a very fruitful career with Standard Chartered Bank. Despite being head hunted by many banks, I choose to stay with the bank that had groomed me to a much mature person!

“If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.” ― Thomas Jefferson

Deeply inspired by this quote, In Q4 2009, I mustered up my courage to send in my resignation letter and pursue my dream – to be an entrepreneur.

Would you have done the same?

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