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Fueling Good

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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James on Spill the Tea with THG

Preparing to Spill the Tea

Reading Time: < 1 minute It’s coming! The great joy of sharing about burnout and the way out of it. Stay tuned for the upcoming Spill the Tea with THG​ podcast episode on Burnout. Look out for Thankful Thursday at The Hidden Good happening on 19 Sep 7.30pm-9.30pm. Check Spill the Tea with THG for more information. Thanks once again…
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We Spilled the Tea and the Beans…

Reading Time: < 1 minute A big shoutout and thanks to The Hidden Good for hosting us yesterday. Thanks to Genevieve and XY for the amazing time talking about burnout over tea. Basically, I spilled the beans on burnout but managed to not spill any tea (albeit spilling some water in the process of the podcast). Look out for Episode 5…
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We are on SG Cares!

Reading Time: < 1 minute We are on the SG Cares app! Check out our articles published on the SG Cares app. We are indeed excited because the spirit behind why we do what we do in Emmaus is so that people and organizations can thrive; we want to “fuel good”! And so, we are really jumping for joy now…
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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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Collaborating for Collective Good – The Winning or Whining Formula

Reading Time: < 1 minute   James Lim, our Lead Strategy Consultant, sharing on “Collaborating for Collective Good – Winning or Whining Formula” at the Singapore Service-Learning Symposium 2018 yesterday. Thanks, Puar Si Liang for the insights into the trends of volunteerism and how to fuel volunteerism in youth rather than making them feel “oppressed”. Thanks to Erlinda Heng for the sharing…
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A Mountain-Top Experience @ Basecamp

Reading Time: 4 minutes Thank you to the organizers of Groundup ConneXion for the opportunity to be part of your networking event. I believe I have gained more than I have given as I get to share my heartbeat for volunteer management and how we can build impact and humanity with volunteers as well as meet and be inspired…
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