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Winning with Honour

In Relationships, Family, Organisations, Leadership, and Life

Winning with Honour by Siong Guan Lim
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Following the success of their first book "The Leader, The Teacher, & You", which won the Singapore Literature Book Prize in the Non-Fiction Category in 2014, Siong Guan and Joanne H Lim have collaborated again to produce their new book "Winning with Honour: In Relationships, Family, Organisations, Leadership, and Life". The book draws upon wisdom from history, geography, culture, religion, the wisdom of the ancients, as well as writings and examples from all over the world. The book posits that there is a universality in the message of Honour that can prove valuable to all who would care to reflect on how to sustain success in one's life, family, community, organisation and/or nation.

The purpose of this book is to invite you to think about what winning in life actually means, and seeks to raise consciousness about the virtue of Honour in our lives, particularly in the two dimensions of "Honouring Our Word" and "Honouring Each Other".

Segmented into 10 parts and drawing from a collection of wisdom literature, the book posits that Honour does not just explain Singapore's journey from Third World Economy to First World Economy in a generation, but is an essential virtue that undergirds purposefulness in life, happiness in family, stability in society, advantage in business, success in leadership, and security in the nation. Written in a unique format that is accessible to people from all walks of life, the book seeks to showcase what is possible if imagination and human enterprise are coupled with honour.


Contents:
  • Affirmations
  • Appreciation
  • Introduction
  • Part I: Honour:
    • Small Thought, Big Idea
  • Part II: Honour for a Satisfied Life:
    • Honouring Our Humanity
  • Part III: Honour for the Future:
    • Honouring Our Chances for Success
  • Part IV: Honour in Relationships:
    • Honouring the Building Blocks of Our Life
  • Part V: Honour in Individuals:
    • Honouring Our Identity
  • Part VI: Honour in Families:
    • Honouring Our First Relationships
  • Part VII: Honour in Communities:
    • Honouring Our Responsibility
  • Part VIII: Honour in Organisations:
    • Honouring Our Potential
  • Part IX: Honour in Leadership:
    • Honouring Our People
  • Part X: A Study of Singapore, A Study of Honour:
    • Small City, Small State
  • Closing Thoughts: Honour Honour:
    • Making Our Future

Readership: This book is for anyone who wants to live a happy and meaningful life. In a world powered by technology, and infiltrated by materialism and consumerism, we find ourselves living "full" but unfulfilling lives. The authors hope that readers will find insights and perspectives on how they can make the most out of their lives, and fulfil the calling that only they can fulfil for there will no one like them in this entire history of humanity.
Key Features:
  • Theme of Honour
  • Winning with Honour based upon values exemplified by the Singapore story over the past 50 years
  • Discusses what would make Singapore continue to succeed in the future
World Scientific Publishing Company; April 2016
472 pages; ISBN 9789813108660
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Title: Winning with Honour
Author: Siong Guan Lim; Joanne H Lim