Humanizing Learning
How To Learn Better? Play Better!

How To Learn Better? Play Better!

February 17, 2020

This week, we sit down with Sumitra Pasupathy, co-founder of Playeum, an award-winning social impact organization centered on using Play to improve agency in children. She also has a leadership role in Ashoka, an international organization focused on driving social change.

In this episode, Sumitra talks about how play is not just for children, and can even help adults solve problems in an increasingly tech-focused world.

Building A More Inclusive Workforce Through Learning

Building A More Inclusive Workforce Through Learning

February 4, 2020

Carolyn Chin-Parry is PwC's Digital Accelerator Leader and the winner of Women In Tech Asia's "Woman of the Year" 2019. In this episode, she talks to us about her passion in humanising technology and digital upskilling to create a more inclusive workforce, how leaders can make learning more about the employees and less about the company, and her one simple tip to becoming more committed towards learning.

Behind The Scenes at SmartUp ft. Mark Lim

Behind The Scenes at SmartUp ft. Mark Lim

January 21, 2020

Every few episodes, we interview a member of the SmartUp team so you can get a better idea of the people powering the platform. This week, we put content producer Mark Lim in the hot-seat and learn more about how his degree in Psychology has come in useful for his work at SmartUp.

Clarify Your Goals and Unlock Your Potential with Coaching

Clarify Your Goals and Unlock Your Potential with Coaching

January 6, 2020

Karina Cuello, a professional and personal coach, explains in this episode what coaches do, what coaching is all about, and why you might want to enlist the help of a coach to help you achieve some breakthroughs at work and in life.

How Do You Learn To Learn?

How Do You Learn To Learn?

December 18, 2019

We all know that continually learning is important, but how do we improve our ability to learn?

In this week's Humanizing Learning, we are joined by Vanda North, who is the CEO of The Change Maker Group. In this episode, Vanda shares her thoughts on the importance of lifelong learning, and also shares some useful tips on How to learn.

Give Me The Quick & Dirty On … FinTech

Give Me The Quick & Dirty On … FinTech

December 11, 2019

Starting this month, "Humanizing Learning" will be accepting requests from our listeners who want to learn something, ANYTHING, from an expert in their field. To get things going, we will start with Dr. Paul Condylis, CTO of Jewel PaymentTech, explaining what FinTech is all about and why the fuss about it in recent years. Got a topic you want a speedy intro to? Drop us a note at hello@smartup.io today.

The Hottest Skills In Demand By Startups Today

The Hottest Skills In Demand By Startups Today

December 4, 2019

Elena Chow is the founder of ConnectOne, a talent solutions company specializing in partnering high-growth tech startups in building and developing teams. In this episode of Humanizing Learning, Elena sheds some insights on how startups hire, on the right questions to ask candidates, and the hottest skills - both hard and soft - that are in demand right now.

Companies Expect Their Leaders To Be Always Learning

Companies Expect Their Leaders To Be Always Learning

November 26, 2019

Stephen Bailey, founder and CEO of ExecOnline, joins us in this episode of Humanizing Learning and talks to us about how leaders are developed, why companies expect their leaders to be always learning, and why data and resilience are some of the key factors to making a great leader.

Behind The Scenes at SmartUp ft. Alexandra Baranova

Behind The Scenes at SmartUp ft. Alexandra Baranova

November 18, 2019

Every few episodes, we interview a member of the SmartUp team so you can get a better idea of the people powering the platform. This week, we put junior frontend developer Alexandra Baranova in the hot-seat and learn more about her career change from public relations to tech.

How Human Capital Management Can Drive The Learning Experience

How Human Capital Management Can Drive The Learning Experience

November 11, 2019

The second season of our series starts with Michael Jenkins, CEO of The Human Capital Leadership Institute. Here, Jenkins talks about how organizations can promote learning and development as an experience, and in what ways some companies are still making it so difficult for their people to embrace learning.