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Contributors SULYNN CHOONG is a positive change consultant/coach with Human Capital Perspectives and the Founder/ Chief Engagement Officer at the Asian Centre for Applied Positive Psychology (ACAPP). She works with organisations to energise their workforce for outstanding performance. Combining practical corporate experience with evidence-based research in positive psychology, she assists CEOs in evaluating their organisations’ existing and proposed change initiatives for coherence, congruence,relevance and positive impact. Before starting her private consulting practice in Denver, Colorado, USA, in 1994, SANDRA FORD WALSTON served for seven years as Vice President, Private Banking in California, where she developed, to her credit, over 35 million dollars in aggregate deposits. Her success as a banker was enhanced by her previous accomplishments in real estate, selling residential and income properties. Known as The Courage Expert and innovator of StuckThinking™, Sandra is the principal of a 20-year-old learning and organisational effectiveness consulting firm and a courage coach. 8 May 2015 RON THOMAS, Chief Executive Officer at Great Place to Work Gulf, has a global HR background that spans ma