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Making Calm Decisions — WED WEB CHAT

GOT an important decision to make?  But it’s not easy to make the best decisions with so many intrusive thoughts about other things fighting for attention. Mindfulness is the practice of...
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Hopeful That People Will Change For The Better

FROM poor social etiquette to staying inclusive and exploitation, the issues raised at the WED WEB CHAT — What Is Acceptable Behaviour Today? — explored society in a state...
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Have We Walked Into A Perfect Storm?

A perfect storm. Generational challenges. We are losing plasticity. These are some of the comments raised during this WED WEB CHAT — Office: The Return! Are You Ready? If you think...
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The Digital Tomorrow — WED WEB CHAT

THE digital transformation of society is well underway.  In a relatively short span of time, it has reshaped our world; the way we operate, the tools we use, our approach...
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Are We On The COVID-19 Road To Recovery?

THE state of recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic is asynchronous. While some countries have kept numbers low to zero, others are seeing fresh waves of cases. The number of cases...
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2022 – What Lies Ahead?

The last WED WEB CHAT for 2021 focused on the year thus far and looked ahead, to 2022. Panellists Jamus Lim, Associate Professor of Economics at ESSEC Business School, Asia-Pacific,...
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What Are We Watching?

IF you grew up in the 1960s you’d remember the kampong spirit that served as the glue to bond the migrant communities building their new homes in Singapore. It was...
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Esports — Playing To Win

ESPORTS events may have been halted by the pandemic, but the number of new people taking to gaming consoles has been on the rise. The US$1.5 bn (projected 2023) esports...
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Making Good Mindful Decisions

IT took Norman New 20 years to get into a habit of meditating regularly, and that's thanks to COVID-19 and the circuit breaker which stopped him from making excuses...
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WedWebChat — Time To Buy That House?

THE need to own your house and to transact properties as a means of amassing money has been a way of life here even before Singapore's independence. But ever quick...