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Dr Paul Tern works as a doctor by day, but in his spare time he finds and interviews people who have chosen to pursue more unconventional careers, hobbies or side projects. Focusing on the Asian context where traditional professional careers still rule, he explores the stories of individuals who have bucked the trend and built an alternative CV. Join him for some far-reaching conversations as he listens to their journeys, explores varied and interesting fields, and ultimately unearths advice and wisdom that we can all learn from. Come and be inspired - new episodes every Thursday.

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Dr Paul Tern works as a doctor by day, but in his spare time he finds and interviews people who have chosen to pursue more unconventional careers, hobbies or side projects. Focusing on the Asian context where traditional professional careers still rule, he explores the stories of individuals who have bucked the trend and built an alternative CV. Join him for some far-reaching conversations as he listens to their journeys, explores varied and interesting fields, and ultimately unearths advice and wisdom that we can all learn from. Come and be inspired - new episodes every Thursday.

    ACV40: The Doctor Who Built An AI Ecosystem (Dr Ngiam Kee Yuan, Group Chief Technological Officer, NUHS)

    ACV40: The Doctor Who Built An AI Ecosystem (Dr Ngiam Kee Yuan, Group Chief Technological Officer, NUHS)

    In this episode, we talk about how Dr Ngiam built Singapore's largest AI ecosystem for healthcare with no prior coding experience.

    • 51 min
    ACV39: [Masterclass] Exercise, Diets and Supplements For a Healthy Life (Dr Deborah Wong, Doctor / Entrepreneur / Fitness Guru, Part 2)

    ACV39: [Masterclass] Exercise, Diets and Supplements For a Healthy Life (Dr Deborah Wong, Doctor / Entrepreneur / Fitness Guru, Part 2)

    In this masterclass with Dr Deborah Wong, we discuss health and wellness. Deborah shares her views on various diets, supplements, and exercises.

    • 22 min
    ACV38: Starting A Pilates Studio Business Straight Out Of Medical School (Dr Deborah Wong, Owner of Breathe Pilates, Part 1)

    ACV38: Starting A Pilates Studio Business Straight Out Of Medical School (Dr Deborah Wong, Owner of Breathe Pilates, Part 1)

    On this episode we talk about how Deborah turned Breathe Pilates around from a struggling studio into one that is extremely profitable, as well as the lessons she learned along the way.

    • 44 min
    ACV37: [Masterclass] Leading And Mentoring (Prof Ong Biauw Chi, Chairman, Medical Board, Sengkang Health, Part 2)

    ACV37: [Masterclass] Leading And Mentoring (Prof Ong Biauw Chi, Chairman, Medical Board, Sengkang Health, Part 2)

    In this masterclass with A/Prof Ong, we discuss the fundamentals of leadership and mentorship.

    • 35 min
    ACV36: Leading On The Ground (Prof Ong Biauw Chi, Chairman, Medical Board, Sengkang Health, Part 1)

    ACV36: Leading On The Ground (Prof Ong Biauw Chi, Chairman, Medical Board, Sengkang Health, Part 1)

    In this episode, A/Prof Ong Biauw Chi and I discuss her on-the-ground style of leadership and the journey she took to become Chairman of the Medical Board in Sengkang Health.

    • 31 min
    ACV35: [Masterclass] On Angel Investing (Dr Dinesh Gunesekaran, Doctor / Entreprenuer / Angel Investor, Part 2)

    ACV35: [Masterclass] On Angel Investing (Dr Dinesh Gunesekaran, Doctor / Entreprenuer / Angel Investor, Part 2)

    In this episode, Dinesh gives a masterclass on raising angel investment for your startup. He also shares his perspective as an investor on how he evaluates founders and companies who have approached him for investment.

    • 36 min

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