YSPN Celebrates International Women’s Day 2020

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International Women’s Day, celebrated annually on 8 March, is an opportunity to promote gender parity across the globe and to recognise the achievements of women throughout history. For Sikhs across the world, International Women’s Day is a reminder of the legacy left by Guru Nanak Dev Ji who proclaimed the equality of men and women over 500 years ago. However, …

Some thoughts on YSPN’s Elevate 2020 Conference and the Sangat of the Future

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I was honoured to attend the YSPN Conference/Dinner in Melbourne on Saturday 22nd February. After seeing the professionalism and calibre of the youth who put the event together, it was heartwarming to note that our community’s future is in safe hands. You all should be very proud of yourselves. I certainly am. I have had certain passions in this lifetime, …

Legacy: 550 years of Guru Nanak Dev Ji

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Jasdeep Singh Chhabra, Preety Bains, Ramzy Kaur and Reshpaul Chahal were hosted by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) for an unforgettable trip to visit three Takhts: Sri Patna Sahib in Bihar, followed by Sri Harmandir Sahib in Amritsar and Sri Hazur Sahib in Maharashtra, and to learn of the importance of the Sikh culture to society in celebration …

YSPN Fundraising Dinner with Alex Bhathal

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On Monday 25th February, three members of the Young Sikh Professionals Network (YSPN), among other Sikh organisations, attended a fundraising dinner to support Alex Bhathal’s campaign for the Batman By-Election. In addition to Alex, the event hosted other key members of The Greens Political Party including, Richard Di Natale (Australian Senator and Leader of the Australian Greens) and Huong Truong …

YSPN Crowdfunding Campaign 2017

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YSPN are launching our 2017/18 crowdfunding campaign and we need your support to reach our $50K goal. You, our valued supporters helped us smash our $10k goal last year, and we want to go even further this year. With your help, in 2018 we aim to bring you: All-star cast of speakers and a digitised experience of our events Enhanced …

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YSPN Summit 2017 reflections by Sofia Kaur

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There is something incredibly enthralling about our human capacity to connect, to love and to put a piece of our minds and hearts into something that is not ourselves. Look at a mother’s love; a teacher’s commitment or a musician’s devotion to their art. On the weekend of the 16th/17th September, I spent the better part of 48 hours with …

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Creating the Society We Want to Live In with Sapreet Kaur

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It’s all too easy to feel helpless in today’s era of fake news; the rapid flow of news and even faster reactions makes it easy to feel overwhelmed. Sapreet Kaur, Executive Director of the Sikh Coalition showed that the smallest actions while seemingly insignificant, can snowball into large movements over time. Speaking at YSPN events in Brisbane, Melbourne, and Sydney, …

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Time Management

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As a managing partner in a multi-office law firm I’m often asked how I’m able to do so much. Whenever I’m asked this question I respond that the key is going back to basics. Without a fundamentally strong and sound set of systems and practices in place, it doesn’t matter how much willpower you have. So here are some of …

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Creativity in Business – Part 2

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Part 2: How to become a creative thinker In part one we discussed creativity as a concept and why it is vital for businesses to be creative. This time, we’ll explore the 5 elements of creativity and will give you 4 simple exercises that will allow you to think more creatively. How can you become more creative? Creativity can be broken down …