Maria Kathlyn Tan (Maria Tan) had a combined 15 years of experience consulting and coaching over 1000 executives, entrepreneurs and SMEs on the CEO mindset, vision mapping and alignment, cross-cultural business and communications, market penetration and development, building and scaling sustainable business foundation, and branding.

Here are just a few of the topics she can discuss on stage and in the media:

  • The CEO Mindset
  • Wantpreneurs VS. Entrepreneurs
  • Women and Self-Worth
  • Redefining Success
  • Short Gains VS. Sustainability 
  • The Energy of Money
  • Spirituality and Sustainability 
  • Creating Authentic and Aligned Business Practices
  • Authenticity and Vulnerability 
  • Being a Misfit in the Industry
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Maria Tan (Maria Kathlyn Tan) is a thought leader, international author, motivational speaker and business coach who mentors “misfits” and “misunderstood geniuses.” She empowers entrepreneurs across the globe to leverage their individuality, create success tailored to their lifestyle, and build an ecosystem around their values, vision and voice. 

Before coaching online, she was a cross-cultural business and communications consultant who worked with over 1000 professionals from all over the world. She’s been published/featured in Forbes, Entrepreneur, the Good Men Project, Huffpost, Elephant Journal, Pick the Brain and Addicted2Success, and was the only Asian woman featured in The Money Code and How to Crack It, a book that debuted at #14 on Amazon.

Maria’s 1000+ clients range from side-hustlers and new entrepreneurs to seasoned businesses who want to scale more sustainably.

Some of Maria’s press contributions and features

3 Important Metrics Your Business Needs To Track

Go From Want-repreneur to Entrepreneur

Get out the Microscope: The Flaw with the Big Picture

Stress, tears & perfectionism: Confessions of an ambitious millennial

On having the Courage to Honor Your Authentic Self in Business

Podcast Interview: Making Money vs. Building a Business

Podcast Interview: Profitibility Is Why Your Business Is Here

Podcast Interview: Graceful Rulebreaking with: Maria Kathlyn Tan

Podcast Interview: Owning & Leveraging the CEO Mindset

Podcast Interview: Side Hustle Rage interview

Podcast Interview: Your business isn't just for you | Fearless and Successful


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What stopped me from killing myself

Book: The Money Code

Why Energy Clearing & Removing Deep Rooted Beliefs Isn’t Working for You

Magazine: Centered on Taipei

IG Guest Post: 3 Ingredients to a Successful Business

Freedom Summit Global, 2020

2020 Resolutions Kept Summit

Design Your Creative Life Interview Series, 2016

Podcast Interview: Honoring Misfits

Podcast Interview: Embracing Your Inner Misfit with Maria Tan

Podcast Interview: Elevating Ease: From Hustle to Happy

Podcast Interview: Spiritual Way To Make Money with Maria Tan

IG Guest Post: 7 Steps to Eat an Elephant