Marie Claire Lim Moore is a Filipina-Canadian-American working mother and author of Amazon best sellers Don’t Forget the Soap and Don’t Forget the Parsley. After spending the early part of her childhood in Vancouver, Claire moved to New York City and attended the United Nations International School. She went on to study at Yale, climb the corporate ladder at Citi and travel around the world. She met her husband, Alex, while working in Sao Paulo, Brazil and they married in Manila, Philippines shortly before moving to Singapore where she managed the Global Client business for Citi in Asia. Now based in Hong Kong, Claire is Mom to Carlos, Isabel and Sofia and Head of Visa Consulting and Analytics where she is focused on delivering client solutions in the fast-growing payments and fintech space.
Marie Claire shares what her father advised her when she lacked self confidence in the beginning of her career that has helped her in her own journey to self confidence and be the powerful Asian woman that she is today. Check out her episode to listen to her story.
Marie Claire Lim Moore is a banker, author and speaker.
Marie Claire is of Filipina descent.
Favorite Self Confidence Quote
Always be a first rate version of yourself and not a second rate version of someone else.
Definition of Self Confidence
Self confidence is trusting in your abilities, judgements and values.
Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence
Marie Claire hesitated on many things which ended up missing out on opportunities because of it. She was cautious and reserved. She also held back in certain situations like putting her hand up in class.
The “AHA” Moment
Marie Claire used to get scared when doing big presentations in the beginning of her career. Her dad advised her never to be intimated by anyone because they still put their pants one leg at a time.
Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence
Marie Claire lives a fully integrated life. She writes books, speaks on stages, have her own time and spends time with her three children.
The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener
You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.