Challenge Feature IdeaLab

How do you instill innovation into organisational culture? At Alexandra Health System’s Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, it comes down to an IdeaLab with innovation dojos and maker’s rooms – where staff can (are in fact encouraged) to tinker, trial and test. For the full story, read the 2017 August’s issue of Challenge [PDF].

CHALLENGE AUGUST 2017: A Cuppa With…

Challenge Cuppa Aug 2017

Sat down with PS of MEWR for an interesting chat on his perspectives on leadership, engagement and how it all links to behavioural change. For the full story, read the 2017 August’s issue of Challenge [PDF].

Unconventional (micro)credit

For Be an Idea Published December 2012 The Micro Credit Business Scheme (MCBS), launched last year, is the first of its kind in Singapore to grant loans to people with little or no income to start a business – giving them a rare chance to strike out on their own. How much does it cost… Read More

TODAY Newspaper: Sunday Special

Till death do us part Sunday Special

I got to know Pauline, Barry and their sons as well as the Phuas in 2009 when I worked on a Legacy Album project for the Lien Foundation. Their stories of love, courage, acceptance, even sorrow, stuck with me. I pitched this piece for a TODAY Newspaper Sunday Special hoping these stories of love beyond… Read More

TODAY Newspaper: Sunday Special

Jia Jia finally makes an appearance and shows off being both cute and impressively strong

How could I pass on the chance to see pandas? It was a treat to spend a few days observing these gentle giants go about their business – which was little more than eat, sleep, poo and look cute.