In order for Melissa to do what she loves, she had to let go of what others expected her to do and start her entrepreneurial journey. She decided to take the path that she wanted instead of doing things because of the pressure from her peers. Melissa will share her story with you in this episode.
Melissa Lou is the co-founder of Delegate, a tech startup in Asia.
Melissa is of Filipina, Chinese, Burmese and Singaporean descent, born and raised in Singapore.
Favorite Self Confidence Quote
Confidence is half the battle won.
Definition of Self Confidence
Being comfortable in your own skin.
Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence
Melissa followed what she was told to do. She got peer pressure from her family and hesitated to do the things she wanted to do.
The “AHA” Moment
Pursuing the degree she wanted was what gave her the confidence. She took hospitality in school even though her peers thought it was not a good choice. After that she started her entrepreneurial journey.
Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence
Melissa feels blessed and is comfortable in her own skin. She gets to live life on her terms.
The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener
Stop being hard on yourself. Don’t apologize for being you.