Work-Life Balance as A Leader and Mom: The Journey of The Gatekeeper & CFO Of AAVII
You can tell by the way she carries herself and her tone of voice that she is confident, calm, and gentle. Though as gentle as she may seem, still waters run deep. Don’t be fooled by this lady with a character that runs deeper and tougher when it comes to business.
Vivian Lee, is a strong mother of two beautiful children, a wife, and the Chief Financial Officer to Aavii Worldwide Sdn Bhd. There is no denying that she is the master of multitasking. She's resilient and focused, hence she's expressed interest in work that revolves a lot around organizing and managing, such as the travel and events industry.
Apart from juggling between her career and family, she understands that there is no such thing as a balance between work life. "You need to understand your current priorities and enlist help from others when required”, she says. In her case, help comes from the support of her family and in-laws. One way of making it work is by placing clear expectations on her working hours with her employees & colleagues, so she’s able to unplug and carry out necessary errands without worrying about falling behind. Nevertheless, whenever she is needed, she never fails to step up and show up.
Vivian Lee is known for her outgoing, active, and curious personality. Through creating flexibility in her schedule, she reminds herself that there is no such thing as a perfect balance. As busy as her schedule gets, she never fails to find time for self-growth, exploring her interest in many hobbies and making room to learn new skills from cooking, to dancing, to hairstyling, and photography.
She lives her life and career with great passion as she dreams to be working in this industry for her entire life, while being able to do what she loves to do most, traveling.
She has found ways to be powerful in both worlds as a competent career mom and one of our ferocious and valued female leaders in the company — and that requires being capable of dealing with compromises and focus on her current priorities.
As everyone else talks about having a work-life balance and drawing the line between work and personal life, Vivian Lee will do whatever it takes to get things done in business and in maintaining her personal life.