The wake-up call from the pandemic is loud and clear.  The cliché ‘change is the only constant’ has hit home harder these days.  Are you in a strong position to stay relevant in the months to come when your life and work are slowly resuming to the new norm? Join us as we hear from…

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For the afternoon topic – ‘Happiness Advantage in Disruptive Times’, we invited our partner, Gene Kok from MindTRAC who is based out of Kuala Lumpur to lead this learning session. We learnt about how happiness can be our competitive advantage and this is based on Shawn Achor’s research on Positive Psychology and learning from the…

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5hue Learning Strategist, Edwin was interviewed by Presenter Chew Wui Lynn and Stanley Leong on CNA 93.8 Money Mind. Edwin shared with the listeners on how one can stay positive amid all these negativity with 3 As, moving from Acknowledgment to Acceptance to Action.  He also shared some practical tips to work from home effectively…

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This afternoon topic – ‘Find Your Flow, Enjoy Your Work’ is one of the most popular sessions that was sold out within three days. People are keen to find out how they can use their strengths at work and find meaning and fulfilment in it. Edwin, the facilitator shared how one can match one’s skill…

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Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, known as one of the co-founders of Positive Psychology, came up with the Flow concept. It describes those times when you are totally immersed in a challenging but possible task. It can happen to all classes, genders, ages, and cultures and can be experienced when one is doing different types of activities – hobbies,…

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It was an afternoon of making new friends and learning about ourselves using D.I.S.C profiling tool. There were 13 of us and we came from different industries and countries. We had good discussion in the main session and the breakout rooms around these topics. From the participants after the session: Now I understand how different…

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The lack of physical proximity should not form any barrier to learn and grow, more so in times like this.   In fact, a growth mindset will help you to switch to an adaptable mode to explore areas of opportunities to turn negative situations to positive ones. We hope our ‘Learn from Home’ (LFH) series, which is bite-sized portion in 1.5 hours,…

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I survived the SARS period in 2003 when I was just a rookie in the learning and development field. Even the 2008 global financial crisis did not create such a huge impact like Covid-19 has. We are in very challenging times but we will defeat Covid-19- if we all do our part. Let’s not forget…

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The sure-proof way to avoid being retrenched is simple…never be an employee in the first place and you will never be retrenched! Don’t get me wrong, I’ve nothing against the article published today (https://www.straitstimes.com/lifestyle/how-to-avoid-being-retrenched?xtor=CS3-18&utm_source=STiPhone&utm_medium=share&utm_term=2020-03-23%2018%3A03%3A21) on the Straits Times. In fact I fully agree with the writer. If you read the article, you will notice one…

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A common expression that we have often heard – “Is the glass half empty or half full?” is used rhetorically to see whether a person is an optimist (to see a half full cup) or a pessimist (to see a half empty cup). This morning as I was driving back after dropping my girl in school, I took…

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