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Fueling Good

Helping Individuals, Organizations, & Communities Thrive – Our Story

Reading Time: 6 minutes Helping Individuals, Organizations, & Communities Thrive The story first appeared on https://www.asianentrepreneur.org/james-lim-lead-thrive-synergist-founder-at-emmaus-strategies/ What’s your story? Motivated by people who had “invested” effort into my life, to help me grow as a person, and also wanting to do something to help people in need, I made the decision to pursue my university degree in Social Work.…
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COVID-19 Transmission of Thanks Featured on Global Stage

Reading Time: 2 minutes We are thrilled to have Operation #TransmitThanks mentioned on Thomson Reuters by the Thomson Reuters Foundation and on TODAY Online. Article Source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-business/with-ai-learning-and-recycled-soap-social-businesses-step-in-as-coronavirus-spreads-idUSKCN20L2IA While many may grapple with the fear of human-to-human transmission of the virus that causes COVID-19 worldwide, we have endeavoured to encourage the human-to-human transmission of a different kind; of positive vibes…
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Read our Latest Cheatsheet on Changemaking

Reading Time: 12 minutes Social Space recently connected with us to understand the work of Emmaus Strategies and how our social enterprise works to sustain impact in growing individuals, organizations and communities. Read their latest Changemaker Cheatsheets feature on our Lead Thrive-Synergist & Founder, James, as he let us in on the nuts and bolts of running Emmaus and…
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Performing the Balancing Act

Reading Time: 2 minutes Emmaus Strategies is grateful to be featured in today’s Business Times article on the Brands for Good awards. It has been quite a learning journey for us all, as we continue to do our best in striking a good balance between running a business and also pursuing a social mission. We are glad to have…
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Emmaus Bags Two Brands for Good Awards

Reading Time: 3 minutes Emmaus Strategies bags two Brands for Good awards (Business Model and Social Giving & Engagement) under the “Community” category yesterday.   About Brands for Good Brands for Good is a movement to recognize Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) across Asia for being socially responsible; businesses that make a difference while also committing to be stewards…
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Going Public on Burnout

Reading Time: 2 minutes Over the last week, our Lead Thrive-Synergist & Founder, James, was out and about sharing about burnout and how you can start to prevent or overcome it. In response to an article on mental well-being at work, he called for upstream effort to proactively address mental well-being at work. He then appeared on a Spill…
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Go Upstream to Helping People & Organizations Truly Thrive

Reading Time: 3 minutes It is great reading about how organizations like the National University Health System (NUHS) are starting to enhance the mental well-being and resilience of its staff. I have had the privilege to contribute a letter to the Straits Times Forum and it was published both online and in the print edition (see right). Due to space…
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Burnout is a Life Thing, Not a Work Thing

Reading Time: < 1 minute We are glad to be featured in an article on the South China Morning Post on burnout. James has experienced burnout four times, including once while he was advocating against burnout. He attributes burnout to a mix of factors such as family, work and personal mental health struggles, so he believes burnout is not a…
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