Understand how loneliness can cripple an organisation and be empowered to find greater

work engagement. 



7:30PM - 8:30PM




Work is where people spend most of their waking hours. It is said that 70 percent of workers do not feel emotionally attached to their job, colleagues, and organization. This phenomenon is called employee disengagement.

There are many reasons why people are disengaged at work. For example, repeated criticism that one is slow or that one is quiet, or that one is inexperienced can cause a person to feel discouraged. Or it can be personal circumstances at home, a divorce or death of a loved one. How can one be resilient when challenged by such circumstances?

Adversities, criticisms or unusual situations can cause some people to withdraw to themselves. They become lonely. Loneliness is when the person feels subjectively alone and disconnected from others. Loneliness at work is often overlooked because people do not talk about it. When people feel lonely, they disconnect themselves emotionally from their work, from their colleagues and their surroundings. It is normal to feel lonely now and then but staying this way long-term is not.

Being aware of one’s loneliness at work and knowing how to deal with loneliness is key to building workplace resilience, feeling engaged, and finding meaning in work. In this talk, learn specific actions that team leaders can take to overcome the loneliness obstacle in their organisation.

In this session, you will: 

  1. Understand why loneliness can cripple an organisation

  2. Learn the basic ideas behind regulating loneliness by inculcating meaningful workplace friendships, and fostering authentic conversations.

  3. Be empowered to find greater engagement at work.

Get certified and 

accelerate your growth

With an addition of just $15, you will be awarded with a Certificate of Participation at the end of the course. 

With a certificate, you can: 

  1. Enhance your professional credibility

  2. Reward yourself for your commitment

  3. Get more networking opportunities

  4. Become a better mentor


Meet your trainer

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Dr Jeremy Gwee retired from banking after a thirty-eight years career. He is a director at the Institute for Training and Occupational Learning responsible for Asia and Australia. His current work involves helping clients develop in-house consulting capabilities and the development and accreditation of training programs. He empowers individuals through his signature programs You Don't Need A Coach and 7+2 Habits in Positive Conversations.


Jeremy also teaches at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and Bakke Graduate University. He holds a doctorate in transformational leadership and a postgraduate qualification in positive psychology. He is also trained in Gallup's strength finder, builder profile, LEGO serious play and is ACTA certified. His research interests are developing a steward's conscience; incorporating positive psychology in the practice of spirituality at work and building positive organizations through positive conversations.

Corporate Leadership Trainer & Coach

Perks of online events

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Upgrade yourself in the comfort of your own home


Interact directly with trainers and participants


Small, limited class size for maximum engagement


Learn new skills adaptable to both home and work

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Live Q&A Session with the trainer after the session


FAQ for online events

What is a Virtual Classroom?

Engage Virtual Classroom was created for participants to receive quality training on Psychology and Positive Psychology at the comfort of their own home.

How do I log in to the Virtual Classroom?

The link to join the class will be emailed to you 2 to 3 business days before the class date. On the day of the class, log in using this link 5 to 10 minutes before the commencement of the session. You will need to enter your name and email address that you have registered with.

What are your fees?

The cost of each virtual classroom session is S$15. If you wish to obtain a certificate upon completion of the class, simply top up S$15. For short courses and workshops, prices will vary. Please refer to the specific course page for pricing information.

What is the duration for each session of the Virtual Class?

Our sessions range in duration from 1-hour to multiple hours over a few days. Please refer to the specific course page for more information.

How early should I log in to the session?

We would recommend you to access 5 to 10 minutes before the session begins. We will begin exactly at the top of the hour, so arrive early so you don't miss any of the content.

Do I need to mute myself during the session?

No - we'll take care of that for you. As an attendee, you are automatically muted.

How may I make suggestions for future topics?

Do send feedback and suggestions for future topics to engage@positivepsych.edu.sg

Will my attendance be counted towards Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours?

If you have selected the certificate option when enrolling for our 1-hour Virtual Class, you will receive a Certificate of Participation after class completion. All our short courses and workshops (longer than 1-hour duration) automatically include a certificate upon completion. Please verify with your relevant Continuing Professional Development (CPD) regulatory body on whether our certificates can be counted towards your CPD hours.

What will be indicated in my certificate?

Each certificate conferred by The School of Positive Psychology will indicate your preferred name, title of training, date, and duration (hours).