Episode 5: Not Living with Regret from Lawyer to Entrepreneur with Claire Yeung

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Claire Yeung is a coach, motivational speaker and author of “The Eighty-Year Rule”. 

Claire was born in Hong Kong moved to Canada in 1969 because of political unrest in Hong Kong. 

She is living in Vancouver and was born and raised in Vancouver as well.

Became labor employment and human rights lawyer for 23 years.

In 2012 when she turned 50 years old she was struck with a mysterious illness and was unable to run at all. After mysterious illness she quit her career as a lawyer with no set plan of action. 

She found out that she had a passion to coach others and went through coach training to become a coach, trainer, motivational speaker and writer. 

Claire gives some insight into how to stay productive in owning her own business and working from home. 

Topics discussed in this episode:

  • Racial Discrimination
  • Assimilating in Canada 
  • Parental expectations for career (Doctor, Lawyer, Dentist, Accountant)

What you will learn from this episode:

  • Aligning passions with career
  • How to quit a job with no plan of action and survive
  • Overcoming limiting beliefs
  • How to publish a book
  • How to work through regret
  • How to stay productive working from home and being your own boss
  • The power of community in entrepreneurship

Getting in touch with Claire Yeung :

Claire's website

Claire's Facebook coaching page

The Eighty Year Rule (Claire's book):

Resources mentioned in this show: 

Coach Training World Training to become a certified Whole Person Coach:

Feroshia Knight's Facebook Page

The Top Five Regrets of the Dying Book:

Youtube Video on Regret

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