Midweek EMPOWER by Sharmila – Finding Your Purpose at Work

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Midweek EMPOWER by Sharmila – Finding Your Purpose at Work

 Sharmila Khandkar
 25 Jun 2018



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Date: 25 July 2018
Time: 7pm – 9pm


Do you have a sense of purpose?

For decades, psychologists have studied how long-term, meaningful goals develop over the span of our lives. The goals that foster a sense of purpose are ones that can potentially change the lives of other people, like launching an organization, researching disease, or teaching kids to read.

Indeed, a sense of purpose appears to have evolved in humans so that we can accomplish big things together—which may be why it’s linked to better physical and mental health. Purpose is adaptive, in an evolutionary sense. It helps both individuals and the species to survive.

Many seem to believe that purpose arises from your special gifts and sets you apart from other people—but that’s only part of the truth. It also grows from our connection to others, which is why a crisis of purpose is often a symptom of isolation. Once you find your path, you’ll almost certainly find others traveling along with you, hoping to reach the same destination—a community.

This course suggests effective ways of finding purpose in one’s life.

What’s in it for you?

  • Understand importance of purpose in one’s life
  • Why purpose is important
  • Effective ways in which to find what truly motivates you



About our speaker

Sharmila Khandkar

Group HR Director
Knorex Pte Ltd

Sharmila is a human resource professional and a psychologist. She has experience in workplace performance counselling, career planning and sports performance counselling. Sharmila has also worked with families and young children with school-related issues such a learning disability and parenting.

Besides family and work, Sharmila has been an athlete growing up and she believes that sports have helped her to learn many important life skills. She also believes that education plays a huge role in personal development.

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