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Overcoming Ennui in The Pandemic

Overcoming Ennui in The Pandemic

May 31, 2021

Much of life in the pandemic has felt like a rollercoaster ride, with huge ups and downs to deal with. However, as the world has had a year to contend with the ever-changing situation, a new issue has emerged; many are now suffering from a sense of ennui, otherwise known as listlessness or dissatisfaction.

How can one combat ennui not just at the workplace, but in the new normal life in general? Sheila Singam, founder of Human Equation, discusses how she’s handled ennui over the past year and how you can identify and overcome it yourself.

Developing Leaders for Healthy Organisations

Developing Leaders for Healthy Organisations

April 27, 2021

Are leaders born or made? While some people do appear to have come into this world with a natural capacity to lead, they are not the norm.  However, does this make the ones who learn to lead mediocre leaders? Not at all. Human Equation founder Sheila Singam discusses the role of leadership development in building robust, healthy organisations with satisfied employees on BFM89.9.

Enabling Women for Leadership

Enabling Women for Leadership

March 29, 2021

Women are still fighting the battle for equal treatment, equal wages, and a place at the top. Has Covid-19 made any difference in terms of improving opportunities for women to achieve leadership positions? What, in the first place, has prevented more women from achieving leadership positions all this while? And why the push for women to play a bigger role in leadership – is it just to satisfy a need to be competitive, or is there a more profound reason? Human Equation founder Sheila Singam discusses these questions and more.

Virtual Communication

Virtual Communication

March 29, 2021

Sheila Singam takes us through the dos and don’ts of virtual communication with Freda Liu, sharing her thoughts on online etiquette and captivating your digital audience

Meeting Changing Business Expectations

Meeting Changing Business Expectations

January 29, 2021

Sheila Singam joins us for the last Monday of the month to discuss how business expectations in 2021 have changed dramatically, and how you can adapt and pivot accordingly to find success in the new year.

Developing the Facets of You

Developing the Facets of You

December 3, 2020

Many people have had to discover new ways to entertain themselves during the pandemic: culinary innovations, artistic inclinations, or even business inspirations, for example. It turns out that those who found new paths and facets over this time may have more confidence, but do these new skills actually contribute to your life in a practical way? Sheila Singam of Human Equation joins us to discuss developing the facets of you. 

CREATING FOR THE FUTURE, FORGETTING THE PAST

CREATING FOR THE FUTURE, FORGETTING THE PAST

November 9, 2020

There are people and organisations that have held on fast to the ways that are  familiar to them, frozen in time, thinking that if they can just wait out this episode in the world’s history, they can go back to the usual way of doing things. But can they survive the biggest digital, economic and social upheaval of our times by staying the same?

 

Sheila Singam joins us for the last Monday of the month to share some valuable developmental insights on how organisations can forget the past and create for the future.

SECURING YOUR MENTAL REAL ESTATE

SECURING YOUR MENTAL REAL ESTATE

October 6, 2020

Most of us take great pains to protect our work and home from strangers, but we don’t do that with our mental real estate. Sheila Singam joins us for the last Monday of the month to discuss the value of our mental real estate and protecting it from toxic influences.

Stand Out With Your Story

Stand Out With Your Story

August 6, 2020

As businesses have been digitising, more are turning to the wonders of social media marketing; but without a clear narrative, companies may struggle to make potential clients scrolling through Instagram, Facebook, or YouTube choose their product or service. For the last Monday of the month, Human Equation founder Sheila Singam returns to BFM to speak about how to draw in and influence people with your story, and how a compelling story can connect, engage with, and inspire your audience.

 

Produced by: Christine Wong

Presented by: Freda Liu

Finding the Silver Lining

Finding the Silver Lining

July 13, 2020

Half the year has gone, a quarter of it was spent under lockdown, and we’re still not quite out of the woods yet. Many are saying that 2020 is a wasted year and a nightmare year, but on the flip side, others are calling it the year that saved the planet, the “reboot year” and the year of self-realisation and innovation. For the final Monday of the month, Human Equation founder Sheila Singam is back after a hiatus to look at finding the silver lining and what we can take away from the past six months as we move forward into the next half-year.

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