252: Do What Comes Natural With Pearlin Siow

Pearlin Siow runs Boss Of Me, a boutique book writing agency that specialises in helping people write as well as publish books.  A Do What Comes Natural With Pearlin Siowformer journalist, she has written several bestselling biographies for top entrepreneurs and companies in Singapore.  Believing that there is a bestseller in all of us, Pearlin also mentors budding authors and helps connect them to publishers and book distributors in Asia. Her clients range from millionaires to stay-at-home mothers.
Writing was something that came easy for Pearlin but decided to explore other industries.  No matter what happened, she was always brought back to write.  Find out in this episode how she was able to realize her natural talent to live the life that she has today.

Bio

Pearlin Siow runs Boss Of Me which is a boutique book writing agency that specialises in helping people write as well as publish books.

Cultural Background

Pearlin is of Singaporean descent.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

Control your mind and you can control anything.

Control your mind and you can control anything.

Definition of Self Confidence

Self-confidence means trusting my gut and believing in myself.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Writing has always come easy for Pearlin and she was offered a job at her national paper as a journalist even before she graduated.  However, after three years, she felt bored and moved on the explore other industries. All throughout, the Universe continued to show her signs that she should go back to writing but she was unaware and didn’t heed its guidance. As a result, Pearlin felt lost and had her hands in many pies but none seemed to stick.

The “AHA” Moment

Pearlin has always wanted to write a book and one evening, as she was reading The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss, this paragraph stood out to her:
“You don’t have to be an expert to write a book, just interview experts!”
She literally sprang off my sofa, whacked out a book proposal to interview the top 20 entrepreneurs in Singapore, and the rest is history, Boss Of Me became a bestseller!

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

Everything has been serendipitous ever since, book deals seemed to fall into her lap, Pearlin scored a few bestsellers and set up Boss Of Me, her book writing and publishing agency.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

Trust your instincts and remember to act fast when you get a gut feeling about something. The Universe likes speed and will help manifest what you act upon.

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