Raise Your Game: Volunteerism And Community Involvement In Leadership Success

Nov 01, 2015 1 Min Read
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Is there more to volunteerism and community involvement than just to feel good about yourself? Studies have proven that people who volunteer have better mental health, are less depressed and they live longer.

Lily Cheah from Leaderonomics shares that volunteering is an excellent opportunity for anyone to upskill. These are some soft skills you may gain through volunteerism, and they may be what organisations are looking for these days in their talent pool:

  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Fundraising
  • Problem-solving and public speaking

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If you would like to get involved in doing good for the community, but don’t know how, email us at people@leaderonomics.com.

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Lily Cheah is a former head of Enterprise at Leaderonomics. Prior to that role, she was editor of www.leaderonomics.com (Ldotcom) and also was part of a special projects team in Leaderonomics. She believes that small details play a big part in huge successes, including always explaining “why”. She is a senior leader in HR today.

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