Influence: Staging for the return of the workforce
One-third of the companies already have or are considering implementing a formal COVID-19 assessment programme for staff. From additional compensation for high-risk workers, to flexibility with the use of sick leave and temporary "pandemic leave". How are companies balancing business decisions and employee welfare as workers head back to the office? We look at a survey that included over 1900 companies globally to find out. Michelle Martin speaks to Alexander Krasavin, Partner for APAC and MEA, Human Capital Solutions at Aon.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
15 May 2020
Money and Me: Will revenge spending help REITS?
We take the pulse of the S-REIT index, identify sweet spots and dive into the area of valuing REITS at the critical moment when countries decide how best to reopen economies. Michelle Martin discusses this and more with Kenny Loh, REIT Specialist and Independent Financial Advisor. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
15 May 2020
Your Money: A REIT portfolio that can balance against volatility? A look inside a portfolio that tracks the iEdge S-Reit 20 Index
MAS-licensed digital wealth management firm Syfe announced its collaboration with Singapore Exchange to launch a portfolio that allows everyone to easily invest in and track the SGX’s iEdge S-REIT 20 Index. Why launch now? How can we invest and manage the risk of our investments? Michelle Martin speaks to Dhruv Arora, CEO and Founder of Syfe to discuss Syfe's new offering with the SGX, ETFs and steps investors can take to protect themselves.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
29 Apr 2020
Read: Neil Humphreys, 'Princess Incognito: Nightmare at the Museum'.
Michelle Martin speaks to Neil Humphreys, Author of 'Princess Incognito: Nightmare at the Museum'.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
21 Feb 2020
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YM ST Life Picks, 19 February 2020
Eunice Quek, food correspondent at The Straits Times Life and Ong Sor Fern, Senior Culture Correspondent for ST Life shares with us about Tiong Bahru Bakery Diner is a new all-day dining concept at Raffles City and Funan mall and a unique show at the Nanyang Academy Of Fine Arts called Roots Of Metalcraft: Tsubame-Sanjo, Niigata Japan.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
19 Feb 2020
Read: Do you have Mummy's guilt
Michelle Martin speaks to Eleanor Lin, Author of ‘Mummy’s Guilt?: The Challenges and Wonders of Working Mums’ about her book. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
18 Feb 2020
Money and Me: Does your Insurance cover the COVID 19 Coronavirus Disease 2019?
Pamela Chong, Associate Manager at GEN Financial Advisory weighs in on what you need to know about your insurance protection.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
14 Feb 2020
Read: Mark Powell and his cycle of Tinder dates
Mark Powell, Author of ‘16 Swipes No Breakfast’ takes us on a journey of discovery through a rinse cycle of Tinder dates, personal encounters, and struggles, as he navigates the sea of online profiles in search of his soulmate.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
14 Feb 2020
Read: The Power of Nunchi
It's the Korean concept that could change your interpersonal relationships. It lies at the heart of "saving face". Nunchi (pronounced Noon-chee) in Korean means "eye-measure". We all know people who can enter a room and "read" the people in it with a sweep of the eye. Euny Hong is the author of the book, 'The Power of Nunchi: The Korean Secret to Happiness and Success', and is a journalist who has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal. She tells Michelle Martin why Nunchi is the Korean 5,000 year old secret to doing well in life.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3 Feb 2020
Money and Me: How a real investor measures success and spots opportunities
You need to look beyond profit to measure your success as a trader. Examine how two forces - 'Greed' and 'Fear' - push or pull you. Have you started your demo account yet? Why is winning or losing on a demo account different and what can you learn from a trader who has been in the business for over 14 years? Terence Tan, Head of Education and Business Development at IG Asia offers his thoughts gleaned from over 14 years in the business of trading.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
24 Jan 2020
Influence: Winner of the 2010 Turing Award, Dr Leslie Valiant
One of the greatest pioneers in the area of computing shares his thoughts on how AI is poised to shape humanity's way forward.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
17 Jan 2020
Influence: foodpanda's new initiatives and how do they benefit consumers
foodpanda - one of the longest serving food delivery providers in Singapore - has launched several new initiatives, such as expanding its services to include groceries and household essentials to better serve its customers as a one-stop shop. How do these new initiatives benefit customers? Luc Andreani, Managing Director of foodpanda Singapore shares more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8 Jan 2020
Money and Me: Investment Outlook 2020
What caused the biggest financial headwinds in 2019 and what can we expect in terms of investment outlook for 2020? From signals of inflation, to the clash of superpowers, here is a seasoned investors outlook for 2020 set within the context of the most important business stories of 2019. Arun Pai, Chief Crystals Officer at Krystal.AI weighs in.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
19 Dec 2019
Influence: CEO of ExecOnline Stephen Bailey
Yale or Wharton? A seat an elite school could be within reach for you. We get to know the CEO and Founder of ExecOnline, Stephen Bailey. ExecOnline collaborates with top business schools, including Berkeley-Haas, Chicago Booth, Columbia, IMD, MIT-Sloan, Stanford GSB, Wharton, and Yale, to rapidly deliver online leadership development programs that generate lasting organizational impact. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
14 Nov 2019
Money and Me : How to negotiate so that you get that airline upgrade and pay raise
We may think it's all about what you say, but sometimes you need to stop talking to make what you want happen. Tim Castle, author of 'The Art of Negotiation' shares how you can position yourself for more possibilities in life.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12 Nov 2019
Read: Literary Pioneer Rex Shelley through his children's eyes
This year, the Singapore Writers Festival honours the work of Rex Shelley as the Literary Pioneer for 2019, who is best known for his novels centered around the lives of Eurasians in Singapore and Malaysia. We get to know the author Rex Shelley through the eyes of his children - Michael, Linda and Martine Shelley.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6 Nov 2019
Money and Me: Personal Finance 101 for Millennials
Join Michelle Martin, as she speaks to Kenneth Lou, CEO & Co-Founder, Seedly and Chew Tee Ming, CTO & Co-Founder, Seedly about Personal Finance 101 for working millennials. Maybe you’re worried you’re not saving enough to buy that dream house? Or you’re concerned that you won’t make enough to save for a comfortable retirement? Well, then all the more reason to download, as these uncertainties are put to rest.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
18 Sep 2019
Is eating 100% fully organic necessary? No, but avoid these 'Dirty Dozen' fruits and vegetables.
Why is eating 100% fully organic actually not necessary? Dr Vincent Candrawinata - entrepreneur, nutrition researcher and founder of Renovatio - shares which fruits and vegetables you want to eat organic as they have the most pesticide residue. He also shares his mother's personal self-made washing solution that is cheaper than the vegetable wash solutions you buy in the market used to wash the residual pesticides on fruits and vegetables while giving them a longer shelf life.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
31 Jul 2019
How can you flip the power dynamic at the workplace to your favour? Make your boss need you.
Do you have an abusive boss who makes your life difficult or miserable in the workplace? When it comes to confronting an abusive boss or supervisor, most of us tend to assume that we only have two choices - confrontation or avoidance. But, according to a research done by Elijah Wee, Assistant Professor of Management at Foster School of Business, University of Washington and his team, there is a third option. Victims of workplace abuse can shift the power balance to work in their favour by making their bosses or supervisors need them.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
22 Jul 2019
How Deliveroo is Helping Restaurants Create Virtual Brands for Growth
Deliveroo is working with restaurants to create additional ‘virtual restaurants’. These virtual brands appear on Deliveroo with a new identity and menu offering, and Deliveroo collaborates closely with its restaurant partners to streamline and market test menus. Virtual brands allow restaurant partners to reach out to audiences who might have never heard of them before with new concepts. We chat with General Manager of Deliveroo Singapore Siddarth Shanker and Gigi Tsakiris, Co-Founder of VIOS, which has seen a revenue increase of 1,200% driven by the launch of two virtual brands which specialise in different types of Greek cuisine.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
16 May 2019