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Episode 13: Filmmaker Amanda Tan – Becoming a Successful Artist in Singapore, Working on Crazy Rich Asians and Will Money Make You Happy

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Welcome to Business Over Drinks, one of the most unique podcasts you will find anywhere in the world helmed by two people from different walks of life.

The podcast is an extension of their real-life experiences as business owners, salaried employees and industry mavericks, who made mistakes along the way and lived to talk about it.

ABOUT OUR GUEST, AMANDA TAN

Amanda Tan is a filmmaker based in Singapore. 

Amanda’s storytelling work has led her to collaborate with agencies like DDB Singapore, MRM Wordwide and Ogilvy Social as well as brands like McDonalds, Uber, Nescafe Dolce Gusto, AIA, Microsoft, Unilever and Diageo Asia Pacific. With an understanding of pop and alternative culture, she is able to create mainstream work that still appeals to the masses, as well as those to the left of center.

Her music videos and short films have been screened and nominated for awards at various film festivals, including the Berlin Short Film Festival, NYC Indie Film Awards, Singapore Short Film Festival, Salento International Film Festival in Italy and Singapore Short Film Awards. Amanda was also an executive producer on the Berlinale Silver Bear award winning acclaimed film, Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis.

THIS EPISODE

We discuss stuff such as:

TODAY WE’RE DRINKING

  • Absolut Vodka with Solo
  • Red wine spritzers (with unnamed wine)
  • Laphroaig Single Malt Whisky

PROMOTION:

Listeners of Business Over Drinks can get 10% of David’s latest book, Everyday A**holes, using the promo code BOD at checkout. Get a copy at everydayassholes.net.

ABOUT YOUR HOSTS

Terng Shing has his own PR and content agency based in Singapore. He tries not to be defined by his job, but gave up and has leaned into it pretty heavily.

When he’s not working or conducting business over drinks, he is recording an episode for Business Over Drinks. 

Learn more about his company SYNC and what they’ve been doing for the startup community in Southeast Asia. He also has another venture with a business partner in the travel industry, called Travel Wanderlust.

Connect with him on LinkedIn

Find out more about his company and follow Travel Wanderlust on social media on Instagram and Facebook.

David Bobis

David Bobis is an author who has written a few works under both his real name and pen name, Dean Blake. He has just released a book of illustrations, Everyday A**holes

David was also the Head of Digital Marketing and Partner of Studio Culture – a leading digital marketing agency in Australia, before exiting to work on his books and private consultancy. 

David is a finalist of multiple awards, such as the Telstra Business Award, the Lord Mayor’s Multicultural Business Award, The Optus Business Award, the Brisbane Business News Young Entrepreneur’s Award, a Melbourne Age Short Story Award, a John Marsden Short Story Award and a Brisbane State Library Short Story Award.

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Episode 12: How Important Is Your Face in Business, Should You Go to Work Naked?

Welcome to Business Over Drinks, one of the most unique podcasts you will find anywhere in the world helmed by two people from different walks of life.

The podcast is an extension of their real-life experiences as business owners, salaried employees and industry mavericks, who made mistakes along the way and lived to talk about it.

THIS EPISODE

**We hope you enjoy our podcast! To help us grow, please do subscribe to our podcast and follow us on Facebook and/or LinkedIn. It’s the best way we can keep bringing in quality guests.**

We were supposed to record a snippet for social media, but it ended up being a whole episode. It turned out to be one of our best episodes ever. It’s a completely random one, but we think you’ll have a few laughs, or at least one laugh. We didn’t even have drinks.

We cover issues such as:

  • How important is your face in business?
  • Should you go to work naked?
  • Are TED Talks relevant?
  • Your side hustle
  • David’s book, Everyday A**holes
  • People who sell Amazon courses online

WE DISCUSSED

PROMOTION:

Listeners of Business Over Drinks can get 10% of David’s latest book, Everyday A**holes, using the promo code BOD at checkout. Get a copy at everydayassholes.net.

OR be the chance to WIN a copy by following us on social, commenting on one of our posts and sending us an email at hello@businessoverdrinks.com

Don’t want a book? You can also be in the draw to win a FREE PR consultation (worth over $2,000) with Terng and his team by the same rules above (just specify that you want the PR consultation in your email).

ABOUT YOUR HOSTS

Terng Shing has his own PR and content agency based in Singapore. He tries not to be defined by his job, but gave up and has leaned into it pretty heavily.

When he’s not working or conducting business over drinks, he is recording an episode for Business Over Drinks. 

Learn more about his company SYNC and what they’ve been doing for the startup community in Southeast Asia. He also has another venture with a business partner in the travel industry, called Travel Wanderlust.

David Bobis is an author who has written a few works under both his real name and pen name, Dean Blake. He has just released a book of illustrations, Everyday A**holes

David was also the Head of Digital Marketing and Partner of Studio Culture – a leading digital marketing agency in Australia, before exiting to work on his books and private consultancy.

FOLLOW BUSINESS OVER DRINKS:

  • FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/businessoverdrinks/
  • LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/company/business-over-drinks
  • WEB: https://www.businessoverdrinks.com/
  • PODCASTS: Search ‘Business Over Drinks’ on Spotify or Apple Podcasts
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Episode 11: Mastering Sales, Getting Insane Marketing Results With AI

 

GIVEAWAY: GET A AUDIT WORTH USD 10K

Every listener/viewer has the chance to win a FREE digital audit from Joe and his team on their company’s marketing. See how AI can improve your advertising. 

Simply either:

  • Like and comment on one of our posts on Facebook/LinkedIn/YouTube
  • Subscribe to our podcast or YouTube channel 
  • Then send us an email at hello@businessoverdrinks to tell us what you’ve done. 

And that’s it!

IN THIS EPISODE

Tonight we’re drinking with Joe Fox. Joe is the APAC Managing Director of Lighthouse8 and previous Co-Founder of Studio Culture. His team is currently doing some amazing things with AI.

We cover issues such as:

  • How can you sell what you want to the people you want to sell to?
  • The best book you need to do to improve sales and negotiation
  • How can you improve your networking as an introvert?
  • Does fashion matter?
  • Will AI steal our jobs?

WE’RE DRINKING

  • David: Koyomi Highball
  • Terng: Kirin beer
  • Joe: Kombucha

STUFF WE DISCUSSED

BOOK DISCOUNTS:

Listeners of Business Over Drinks can get 10% of David’s latest book, Everyday A**holes, using the promo code BOD at checkout. Get a copy at everydayassholes.net.

ABOUT YOUR HOSTS

Terng Shing has his own PR and content agency based in Singapore. He tries not to be defined by his job, but gave up and has leaned into it pretty heavily.

When he’s not working or conducting business over drinks, he is recording an episode for Business Over Drinks. 

Learn more about his company SYNC and what they’ve been doing for the startup community in Southeast Asia. He also has another venture with a business partner in the travel industry, called Travel Wanderlust.

David Bobis is an author who has written a few works under both his real name and pen name, Dean Blake. He has just released a book of illustrations, Everyday A**holes

David was also the Head of Digital Marketing and Partner of Studio Culture – a leading digital marketing agency in Australia, before exiting to work on his books and private consultancy.

FOLLOW BUSINESS OVER DRINKS:

  • FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/businessoverdrinks/
  • LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/company/business-over-drinks
  • WEB: https://www.businessoverdrinks.com/
  • PODCASTS: Search ‘Business Over Drinks’ on Spotify or Apple Podcasts
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Episode 10 – What To Do When Partners Leave, and Marketing During/After a Pandemic Lockdown

GIVEAWAY:

Every listener/viewer has the chance to win a FREE social media audit on their company’s marketing worth over $4000 from Fil and the team at Studio Culture. Simply either:

  • Like and comment on one of our posts on Facebook/LinkedIn/YouTube
  • Subscribe to our podcast or YouTube channel 
  • Then send us an email at hello@businessoverdrinks to tell us what you’ve done. 

And that’s it!

THIS EPISODE

This episode we talk to Fil Cristaldi, the Managing Director of Studio Culture – a leading (and award-winning) digital agency based in Brisbane. It’s worked on clients such as Alibaba, the City Council and all that other fancy stuff.

We cover issues such as:

  • What to do when your business partners leave the business (similar concepts could be used when multiple people leave the company and leave all the tasks to you)
  • How to cope when all the responsibility comes to you
  • How to lift spirits of staff during a tough time – should you be honest?
  • – Should you run an office-based business, or remote work-style business
  • Where should you be putting your marketing after a pandemic? (Facebook, SEO, etc

WE’RE DRINKING

  • David: Bundaberg rum and coke
  • Fil: The Kraken Black Spiced Rum
  • Terng: San Miguel Lite

PROMOTION:

Every listener/viewer has the chance to win a FREE social media audit on their company’s marketing worth over $4000 from Fil and the team at Studio Culture. Simply either:

  • Like and comment on one of our posts on Facebook/LinkedIn/YouTube
  • Subscribe to our podcast or YouTube channel 
  • Then send us an email at hello@businessoverdrinks to tell us what you’ve done. 

And that’s it!

BOOK DISCOUNTS:

Listeners of Business Over Drinks can get 10% of David’s latest book, Everyday A**holes, using the promo code BOD at checkout. Get a copy at everydayassholes.net.


ABOUT YOUR HOSTS

Terng Shing has his own PR and content agency based in Singapore. He tries not to be defined by his job, but gave up and has leaned into it pretty heavily.

When he’s not working or conducting business over drinks, he is recording an episode for Business Over Drinks. 

Learn more about his company SYNC and what they’ve been doing for the startup community in Southeast Asia. He also has another venture with a business partner in the travel industry, called Travel Wanderlust.

David Bobis is an author who has written a few works under both his real name and pen name, Dean Blake. He has just released a book of illustrations, Everyday A**holes

David was also the Head of Digital Marketing and Partner of Studio Culture – a leading digital marketing agency in Australia, before exiting to work on his books and private consultancy.

FOLLOW BUSINESS OVER DRINKS:

  • FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/businessoverdrinks/
  • LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/company/business-over-drinks
  • WEB: https://www.businessoverdrinks.com/
  • PODCASTS: Search ‘Business Over Drinks’ on Spotify or Apple Podcasts
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Episode 9 – Should I Work Overseas (After COVID)?

THIS EPISODE

This episode we bring in a good friend of ours. His name is Yin, he has a funny accent and he has plenty to share about working overseas. If you’re ever thinking about working overseas (after COVID-19) and are wondering if you should make the move, you should definitely tune in to this episode.

We cover issues such as:

  • Should I move overseas even if I can’t afford it?
  • Should I move overseas if I’ll leave my loved ones back at home?
  • What are some of the misconceptions about living abroad?
  • David shares the greatest story ever told on this podcast

TODAY WE’RE DRINKING

  • – David: Absolut Vodka
  • – Yin: Tanqueray Rangpur Distilled Gin
  • – Terng: Lunardi Pinot Grigio

STUFF WE MENTIONED

PROMOTION:

Listeners of Business Over Drinks can get 10% of David’s latest book, Everyday A**holes, using the promo code BOD at checkout. Get a copy at everydayassholes.net.

FOLLOW BUSINESS OVER DRINKS:

ABOUT YOUR HOSTS

Terng Shing has his own PR and content agency based in Singapore. He tries not to be defined by his job, but gave up and has leaned into it pretty heavily.

When he’s not working or conducting business over drinks, he is recording an episode for Business Over Drinks. 

Learn more about his company SYNC and what they’ve been doing for the startup community in Southeast Asia. He also has another venture with a business partner in the travel industry, called Travel Wanderlust.

Connect with him on LinkedIn

Find out more about his company and follow Travel Wanderlust on social media on Instagram and Facebook.

David Bobis

David Bobis is an author who has written a few works under both his real name and pen name, Dean Blake. He has just released a book of illustrations, Everyday A**holes

David was also the Head of Digital Marketing and Partner of Studio Culture – a leading digital marketing agency in Australia, before exiting to work on his books and private consultancy. 

David is a finalist of multiple awards, such as the Telstra Business Award, the Lord Mayor’s Multicultural Business Award, The Optus Business Award, the Brisbane Business News Young Entrepreneur’s Award, a Melbourne Age Short Story Award, a John Marsden Short Story Award and a Brisbane State Library Short Story Award.