157: Do What You Love With Melissa Lou

Melissa Lou is the co-founder of Delegate, a event planning company in Asia. She helps clients plan their events with fun 157: Do What You Love With Melissa Louand ease. It’s been her dream to do what she loves.

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.

Bio

Melissa Lou is the co-founder of Delegate, a tech startup in Asia.

Cultural Background

Melissa is of Filipina, Chinese, Burmese and Singaporean descent, born and raised in Singapore.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

Confidence is half the battle won.

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.

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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.

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