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Fueling Good

A Tale of Two Cities – Come and Say “Hi”

Reading Time: 2 minutes Over the next week, Emmaus will be out and about sharing about the two topics we are passionate about; Strategic Volunteer Partnerships and Mental Well-Being. We will be in covering these in 2 cities; Bangkok and Singapore. First, we will be at Halls 405 and 406 of the Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre from…
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Why the Burnout Talk in School?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Upon arriving on the Republic Polytechnic campus, we were greeted by a giant bear. Though the sight of it calmed my nerves a little, I was still somewhat nervous; this was to be my first talk about burnout to a younger crowd in an academic institution. I am accustomed to giving talks about stress and…
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Building a Caring Singapore, One VM at a time

Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s a wrap! We are indeed honoured to be able to witness the graduation of yet another generation of Volunteer Management professionals (VMs) last Friday. To date, the Circuit, part of the SG Cares movement, has trained and equipped close to 70 VMs across many Social Service Agencies (SSAs). Over 4 weeks in October 2019,…
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The Power of Meaningful Conversations

Reading Time: 2 minutes There’s power in meaningful conversations. Last Friday, we had the privilege of hosting the “In Conversation with” series at the Volunteer Management Circuit. We heard from Mr Nigel Lee, Manager of Lutheran Community Care Services, on the topic of designing volunteer roles for success. As part of our effort to help circuit participants learn relevant…
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“I Wished I Had this Kind of Training” ~ a Veteran Volunteer Manager

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Volunteer Management Circuit returned for its 3rd run. In the first 2 runs, we were privileged to help 47 social service agencies level up both their practitioners’ volunteer management capabilities and also their organizations’ volunteer programmes. On the 4 Oct 2019, we successfully kicked off Generation 3 of the circuit with another batch of…
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Recognizing the Many Faces of Burnout

Reading Time: 2 minutes I must say I am humbled yesterday, as I learned how little I still know about burnout at The Hidden Good’s Thankful Thursday. Though I was there to share about burnout and what one can do about it, I ended up learning more than I gave. I started this journey of struggling to overcome burnout…
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We Learned More About Burnout

Reading Time: < 1 minute We learned more about burnout as we dialogued about it. It’s a wrap for Thankful Thursday yesterday. We are indeed thankful for the meaningful partnership with The Hidden Good and their community. We talked about how burnout could be experienced in the various aspects of life, as well as what we can do about it.…
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Thrive & Bloom

Reading Time: < 1 minute We will be partnering Wild Olive Branch for a well-being collaboration. Catch us at Suntec for a talk about preventing burnout and also a simple floral arrangement workshop on 28 Sep. More details here. Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2019Some Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under these license terms: X License Type:Attribution, No derivative workLicense Abstract:You may copy this content and…
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Team-Up Thursday for Thankful Thursday

Reading Time: < 1 minute Look out for The Hidden Good’s Thankful Thursday on the topic of…. drum roll… burnout!. So glad to be able to meet with the good folks at The Hidden Good yesterday, as we work to put together next Thursday’s event. And we are really psyched up about it because we want to try to facilitate…
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Read Me… Like a Book

Reading Time: 2 minutes Yes, it is a first for me as a “human book”* and I will be sharing conversations about my experience with burnout and depression. Come and say “hi” to me if you are at the Resilience Collective booth at the upcoming IAD (International Accountants Day) Fiesta!. It will be on 6 Sep, 5pm – 8pm at the…
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