I smile each time I reminisce about my running journey. I still have vivid memories of the 1st CMS Health Run at Tunku Putra School back in 2012. I was in pain and had literally collapsed the minute I reached home! There and then, I decided to make health a priority (err, clearly I was in poor shape) and to do that I needed to make time for exercise.
So how did you spend your weekend?
Me? I spent it ‘running for a good cause’.
As businesses continue to evolve today, there is more emphasis being placed on ethics in the business communities. Hence, this year, Group Internal Audit took on the topic ‘Business Ethics’ for their workshop instead of the usual bread and butter topics like fraud, internal control and governance issues.
So what is Business Ethics? Continue to read more.
CMS annual management retreat was held this year from 23 to 25 October at Samalaju, Bintulu. This round’s participants were very privileged as this was the first time the management retreat was held outside of Kuching.
A total of 68 employees including the senior management team, secretaries, managers and senior executives from the various divisions participated in this year’s retreat.
During the retreat, we received valuable insights from our esteemed leaders and I would like to use this platform to share my personal experience about the retreat and some of these insights I gained, with the CMS family.
The 2018 Malaysian Budget was presented by our Prime Minister, YAB Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, who is also our Finance Minister, on 28 October 2017. The budget speech contained proposals that were subject to a Bill being gazetted after being tabled at the Dewan Rakyat (House of Representatives) and Dewan Negara (Senate).
Kuchingites and out-stationed runners in Betong, Sibu, Bintulu and Miri dusted off their running shoes and adorned fashionable tribal outfits to pace and dash the streets for the CMS Tribal Run 3.0, which took place on Sunday, 27 August 2017. Boasting an impressive 3,100 participants (2,639 in Kuching; 461 in Betong, Sibu, Bintulu and Miri), the sporting event ran with the tagline ‘Run for a Good Cause’, and theme ‘Go Tribal’ was organised by CMS.
The Tunku Putra School (TPS) and St. Augustine Primary School partnership focuses on supporting reading development at St. Augustine Primary School and to further develop St. Augustine Primary School’s ‘English Everywhere’ initiative.
And so I started my first run in 2017 with blasts of colours filling the air. Despite it being my fourth participation in this colourful run, it was a first with my mother and sister.
CHALLENGE ACCEPTED !
With the success of our very first CMS Tribal Run in 2015, I was even more excited to participate in the 2nd (CMS Tribal Run 2.0). I trained for my run (or short sprints followed by hops, skips and walks) months before last Sunday’s big run.