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Book Launch: Making Kindness Our Business

Featuring Author Dr William Wan

Join Dr William Wan in the exclusive launch of his book, ‘Making Kindness Our Business’, which brings together 20 essays on the practice of kindness in the workplace and its benefits not only to the well-being of the individuals involved, but to the health of the business as a whole.

Wednesday, November 23, 2022
7:00 p.m. – 9:00p.m.
Thinkspace Library

About Dr William Wan
Dr William Wan is General Secretary of the Singapore Kindness Movement (SKM), a non-government, non-profit organization, a registered charity and an Institution of Public Character that executes public education programs aimed at cultivating kindness and graciousness in Singaporean society. William is an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore, a Justice of the Peace, and a certified mediator.

About Making Kindness Our Business
In today’s fast-paced and highly competitive business landscape, kindness appears to be irrelevant. It can almost be seen as a hindrance that slows us down and dulls our competitive edge. That is what some may think. But Dr Wan would like to suggest that kindness is good for business and is more relevant than we think.

Many behavioral studies have shown that practicing acts of kindness has a positive effect on a person’s happiness, satisfaction in relationships, and even one’s physical and mental health.

Here’s the science. When we are kind to others, our brains “reward” us by releasing a mixture of chemicals, including dopamine, oxytocin, and serotonin, which makes us feel good. In fact, it has been found that doing a kind act not only bestows a sense of satisfaction on the receiver, but also on the one who performed the act, and all those who witnessed it.

But what does that have to do with achieving business objectives? What is the benefit to us as employers and employees who practice kindness and graciousness in the workplace? Is it simply something that is “good to have” but not essential, or deemed unimportant, compared to the need to scale up our performance and increase the bottom-line?

Terms & Conditions
• Register by Tuesday, November 22, 2022
• Guests will have to be accompanied by Members to access this event

Register here.

For more information, please drop by the Concierge, call 6737-3411, or email concierge@amclub.org.sg

Event Date

November 23, 2022

Event Location

Thinkspace Library
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