To be a source of wisdom that awakens human greatness and leadership.
Inspire every person to self-mastery to stand in their power and lead from integrity and compassion.
Guiding Principles / Values
We come from Love, Integrity & Authenticity
We act Responsibly and care about the Well being of all living things
Trust is imperative and we honour our Commitments
MEET THE TEAM
Dr. Rain Annie Lim
Founder, Managing Director
PROGRAM CREATOR, MASTER FACILITATOR
Dr. Rain Annie Lim is an international speaker, coach, and entrepreneur. Rain has inspired countless individuals from across the globe on how to live a more soulful life by stepping into their fullest expression through her online show and her programs. At the core of her teachings, is the message to find strength in vulnerability and embody love and compassion to find peace in our hearts.
As the founder of RainHeartWisdom Show and the co-founder of Origin of Wisdom, Rain created the world-class SEEDS Leadership program, WISE Coaching Certification program, and Facilitator Development Program to shine a spotlight on our authentic selves–breaking free from limiting beliefs to live a fully expressed life while thriving in the space of love. She is a Founding Circle Member for the Theatre of Transformation Academy and a Founding member of the Association of Transformational Leader – Toronto. She is an invited 100 founding member of Care First World Network and WeWorldWide network.
Rain has a PhD in Entrepreneurship, where her research was published in several notable international academic journals focusing on growth companies by founding CEOs. She has owned and managed several companies across a broad spectrum of industries in Malaysia prior to moving to Canada; her success has been featured on Bloomberg Television, and several other mainstream news and media outlets. Rain has also mentored young entrepreneurs at the Youth Social Innovation Capital Fund and supports SAGE (Students for the Advancement of Global Entrepreneurship) Canada.
Not only is Rain business-minded and devoted to transformational programs in leadership, and she also has a deep passion for humanitarian work, with a focus on empowering women and universal education for children in developing countries.
She is the founder of WEWorld Network, a global community of abundance-minded female entrepreneurs, sharing the vision to create world peace through business while celebrating feminine heart and soul. Rain currently mentors and coaches several women-owned organizations and is an alumni mentor for the Cheri Blair Foundation. She sits on the Board of Advisory for Global Women in Blockchain. Rain was honored with the “International Women’s Day Outstanding Service Award” by Women’s Information Network, USA.
She founded the L.I.F.E. Children Foundation – a non-profit organization that aims to provide underprivileged children around the globe with access to better educational opportunities, teaching essential life skills to nurture their growth as individuals and members of society. For her efforts, she was awarded the “Outstanding Contribution to Children Award” by Voice of Nations.
Rain is an international best-selling author and an internationally sought-after speaker, she has shared the stage with Arianna Huffington, Jack Canfield, Lisa Nichols, HRH Queen of Ghana, Dr. Shirin Ebadi – Nobel Peace Prize winner, Datuk Paduka Marina Mahathir, Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury (Former UN Under-Secretary-General and High-Representative to the UN), Hazel Henderson and many more.
Other than her meaningful work, Rain takes great pride in being a mother to three beautiful children, Josiah, Jordan, and Joy. She enjoys singing (mostly in tune), painting, photography, traveling, reading, and watching movies.
Co-Founder, Marketing Director
Zach is the co-founder of Origin of Wisdom and a W.I.S.E. Facilitator. Zach has been facilitating personal development and transformational programs, camps, and retreats since early 2003, he is an accelerated training style facilitator and an expert in the field of communication, leadership, sales, and team-building where he shares with his participants his many years of real-life- authentic-practical experience that generate positive results.
Zach is a Master DISC+O Instructor and Personality & Spirit Avatar™ Elements Profiling Expert. He is also an expert NLP practitioner and instructor, Clinical Hypnotherapist, WISE Coach, International Integrated Accelerated Style Trainer, a Certified Yoga Laughter Coach, and a Certified Love & Happiness Ambassador Coach. Zach has co-designed and facilitated the Art-Of-Influence Program, Happiness Program, and SEEDS Leadership Programs for the general public and top corporate executives in the South East Asia region and North America.
Zach has a Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management and Human Organizational Behaviour from the University of Missouri – Columbia (USA), 1994. As an International Speaker, Zach has spoken on various international platforms along with HRM Queen of Ghana (Ga Tribe), Janet Salazar (United Nations Permanent Observer), and other transformational leaders at the WEWorld Network LUMINATE Event.
Zach is also the co-author of BEING NICE SELLS and the upcoming book, SEEDS LEADERSHIP.
Denise joined Origin of Wisdom as an advisor in 2019 and stepped into the role of Chief Executive Officer in 2020. As a perennial learner who experienced measurable results since attending the SEEDS Leadership in 2018 and Facilitators Development Program in 2019, Denise knew she wanted to lead the growth of this unique personal and professional development business and support her customer’s success through such programs as Origin of Wisdom’s Signature SEEDS Leadership for Business.
She has held various business development and leadership roles in Information and Communication Technology for more than 20 years and has supported customers across both public and private sectors, all verticals and from small business to enterprise. Recognized as a servant leader with an ability to build and leverage business relationships while having fun, Denise’s success is attributed to being an enthusiastic student of her customers and the business value she brings in support of their business objectives.
Denise grew up in Sault Ste. Marie Ontario and moved to Vancouver in 1995 following 10 years in Toronto. She studied Psychology and Criminal Justice at Lake Superior State University. Denise loves time in nature, time with family and friends, time traveling and time on her bicycle.
Catherine, a seasoned professional with over 15 years of transformative program experience, excels in event operation and logistics. Her portfolio includes leading events like Mega Breathworks and serving as Program Operation Director for Leadership Boot Camp, and Logistic Supervisor for Money & You – USA and EOB International – USA.
With a Bachelor of Information Technology degree from Staffordshire University, Catherine is committed to precision and excellence. She also actively supports personal growth and development, offering guidance to individuals on their journeys.
During the COVID era, she added healing work to her skills, providing solace and guidance to individuals. Her compassionate nature shines through.
Outside of work, Catherine finds solace in Korean dramas and anime with special power themes, as well as horror movies. These interests reflect her dynamic personality and passion for contributing to a better world.
Vincent Sar is a passionate learner of human psychology and entrepreneur. Since 2016, he has been actively building businesses ranging from music software, translation, to video creation.
He has co-facilitated and supported over 30 trainings, CSR projects and public programs since his university days, ranging from Taylor University’s Be Inspired Project to Money SEEDS by Origin of Wisdom.
He is also lifelong learner who’s always passionate about personal development modalities and strategies to maximize the growth in himself and his clients. He’s a WISE certified life coach who’ve coached a diverse background of clients from abused individuals, single mother, 5-figure corporate professional to 6-figure business owner.
He has attended various personal development programs ranging from NLP to Family Therapy course from over various countries in Europe, Southeast Asia and China. However, the program that has sparked the most transformation in him was SEEDS Leadership™ Program – created by Rain and Zach. After dedicating much of his time on supporting the program, he’s now part of the Origin of Wisdom team go grow the SEEDS Leadership™ Public Program.
Full of zest, yet gentle and warm-hearted, Elaine is a life coach ever ready to work with people (her clients) to break through their limiting beliefs to realize their true/full potential and to create the dream life they always wanted.
As a grief educator, she provides compassionate support to individuals or families who are journeying through grief. She has also received training as a lay counselor for her home church, taught adult Bible classes, and served as a life group leader for 15 years.
While she’s a trustworthy friend and encourager to many, she is also a devoted wife and loving mom of 3 amazing children.
Her unceasing desire and ultimate dream are to build and grow a safe, trusted, and heart-based community where all who belong live authentic, purposeful, peaceful, joyful, and integral life.
Ooi Kee Tzuen, also known as Kizun, is a former Malaysian National Swimmer, National Champion, and SEA Games Medallist. His journey from an average swimmer to a national champion and SEA Games medallist is a testament to his unwavering resilience and determination. Despite physical disadvantages, Kizun’s commitment and relentless work ethic propelled him to excellence, demonstrating that with the right mindset, challenges can be overcome to achieve greatness. His story inspires those facing challenges in life, emphasizing resilience, determination, and belief in achieving greatness.
Kizun is a W.I.S.E. Facilitator, certified NLP Practitioner, member of the Global Trainers Federation, and a certified HRDF Trainer. He has managed large teams, gaining insights into human behavior, communication, active listening, and guiding diverse teams towards common goals.
Since 2018, Kizun has focused on business coaching, consulting, training, and team building, using experiential training methods and facilitating discussions to promote growth and collaboration.
In business coaching and consulting, Kizun’s understanding of strategy, leadership, and systems is a valuable asset. He aligns his passion and expertise with O.O.W’s mission after joining in October 2023.
Outside of his professional life, Kizun is a devoted husband and father who enjoys nature, planting, drawing, and photography.
Business Development Director
ASIA PACIFIC REGION
Derek initially studied Resources & Environmental Management at The Australian National University and worked in Environmental Consulting and Oil & Gas pipeline construction before becoming CEO of a telecommunications start-up.
In 2004, he overcame a major health challenge and shifted his focus to Personal Transformation, Performance Excellence, and Leadership Effectiveness. Derek now conceptualizes, designs, facilitates, and coaches programs – Attitude, Mindset, Habits, Mindfulness, and Resilience.
He co-founded The LOA Centre in 2008 after managing successful businesses and pursuing interests in “Self Mastery,” “Working With & Through People,” “Performance Enhancement,” “Micro Habits,” and “Health and Wellbeing.”
Derek is now the Principal of Focused Mind Solutions, offering Integrated Education Solutions, Training, Coaching, and Mentoring programs in Malaysia and globally. He collaborates with like-minded companies and Thought Leaders in the Asia Pacific region, driven by his mission to “Helping People WIN at LiFE” and share joy.
ASIA PACIFIC REGION
- SEEDS Young Leaders Program
- Heart of Parenting Program
- Heart of Teaching Program
CJ Lim holds certifications as a Financial Literacy Trainer and NLP Practitioner (ABNLP). He has a Master’s degree in Entrepreneurship and a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering.
Over the past decade, CJ Lim has empowered thousands of students with entrepreneurial and financial education programs, both locally and internationally. He is also the author of the book ‘My Child, My Legacy,’ where he shares insights on living a life filled with Passion, Purpose, and Prosperity. Additionally, he has shared the stage with global and industry leaders at events such as the WEWorld Summit, Education Summit, Millie Career Fair UK, Asia Pacific University, Global Entrepreneur Network, FutureLab MentorClass, and more.
NORTH AMERICA REGION
Brent has supported businesses and organizations in driving online success for more than 25 years as President of Toronto marketing firm Kobayashi + Zeitguys. Brent has lead and co-lead WordCamp Toronto, an annual 400+ person two day conference on all things WordPress. With Origin of Wisdom, Brent has facilitated many SEEDS Leadership Mastermind sessions, supporting SEEDS graduates with the integration of what they discovered and learned during the program. Mostly, Brent enjoys being a dad, husband, and certified fun freak with projects such as #giphyceleb, #sneakerlesssaturday, #covidmarketing, and #killtheguru. Check out his shenanigans on the insta and enjoy @brentkobayashi