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Steven Sim

Steven Sim is the Asian correspondent and senior consultant for TalentSmart Inc, USA for over a decade – a world premier Emotional Intelligence (EQ) training provider based in San Diego, California, USA. Sim began his aviation career as a flight instructor and commercial pilot. He has trained dozens of cadet pilots for corporate and commercial flying.


Since becoming a management training consultant, Sim has coached and trained executives at all levels from different nationalities. His clients range from business owners, management to executives, spanning across industries from aviation to technology in government, local SMEs, MNCs, and Fortune 500 companies. Sim has acquired a repertoire of professional emotional intelligence, coaching, and leadership certifications.

Coaching Certifications

  • Coach, CCPC Global, Canada
  • Leadership Coach, David Rock, Australia
  • Leadership Coach, DDI World, USA
  • Coach, ICF, USA
  • Leadership Coach, Ken Blanchard, USA
  • Coach, Marshall Goldsmith, USA

EQ Certifications

  • EIA, MR/360, Talentsmart, USA
  • EIA, 6 Seconds, USA
  • EQi-2.0, MHS, Canada
  • ESCI, Hay Group, USA
  • RULER, Yale University, USA
  • MSCEIT, Yale University, USA

Leadership Certifications

  • Leadership 360, DDI World, USA
  • SL II, Ken Blanchard, USA
  • Leadership, Marshall Goldsmith, USA
  • Decision-Making, Yale University, USA

Sim is a US/FAA licensed flight instructor and commercial pilot. He is UK/CAA and Europe/JAA certified Crew Resource Management Consultant. Locally, Sim has completed SkillsFuture Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA), Diploma in Adult and Continuing Education (DACE), Diploma in Leadership & People Management (DLPM), and Career Advisory Professional (CAP).


He has been awarded the applied science degree in aviation management and pilot training technology with Texas State College, master degree in communication management, master degree in human resources, and completed the professional doctorate in leadership management with Central Queensland University, Australia. Sim is trained and certified by :


  • Dr David Rock, Founder/CEO at Results Coaching Systems, Australia
  • Dr David Caruso, Co-Founder at EI Skills Group, Director at School of Psychology, Yale University, USA
  • Dr Marc Brackett, Director at School of Psychology, Yale University, USA
  • Dr Robin Stern, Assistant Director at School of Psychology, Yale University, and Research Scientist at Columbia University, USA
  • Dr Ken Blanchard, Founder/CEO at Ken Blanchard Inc, USA
  • Dr Marshall Goldsmith, Founder/CEO at Marshall Goldsmith Coaching Inc, USA
  • Dr Travis Bradberry, Founder/CEO at TalentSmart Inc, USA
  • Dr Jean Greaves, Co-Founder/CEO at TalentSmart Inc, USA
  • Dr Victor Vroom, Professor at School of Management, Yale University, USA


Photo Left: Steven Sim & Peter Salovey (President, Yale University)
Photo Center: Airbus Simulator Flight Training
Photo Right: Steven Sim at Victor Vroom Leadership Center, School of Management, Yale University

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is the #1 predictor of workplace performance. We’ll show you how.