Sheila Singam has a passion for helping others unleash their potential to achieve success. Her mission is to help others discover and live out their purpose in life. She is an inspiring agent for change, having gone through some exciting career changes in her life, and believes that change brings growth and a strong sense of achievement.
Her forte is using her coaching, training and writing skills to help others achieve the changes that will take them to higher levels of achievement, both in their personal and professional lives. She works with individuals and corporations to achieve this through one-on-one coaching sessions, seminars and training programmes.
Sheila has an Honours degree in Mathematics and Chemistry and a Diploma in Education. She is a Trainer of Neuro Linguistic Programming certified by the American Board of Neuro Linguistic Programming and a Trainer of Time Line Therapy® certified by the Time Line Therapy Association. She has experience in the fields of sales, training, and communications. She has been at different times a teacher, sales professional, journalist and training and communications consultant during the course of her 30-year career.
She began working life as a Mathematics teacher. Wanting a change after more than a decade of teaching, she moved into the field of real estate sales with the Reapfield Group of Companies, where she was subsequently appointed Recruitment and Training Manager. Here, she developed the recruitment and sales training programme for real estate negotiators.
Sheila’s love for writing led her into the field of journalism. She worked in The Sun, The New Straits Times and The Edge over a 10-year period, and in the process, honed her communication skills, garnered knowledge on various industries and interviewed a number of well-known personalities, including former Prime Minister Tun Mahathir Mohamad.
She left the media to join the training arm of Scicom (MSC) Bhd, a prominent Malaysian public-listed business process outsourcing company where, as Senior Consultant, she developed a gamut of corporate training programmes incorporating NLP principles, which were readily accepted and embraced by the delegates she coached and trained.
She moved from Scicom to international professional development consultancy VIA Group, where she designed and conducted professional development programmes on leadership, coaching, communication, change management, motivation, media relations, team building and a host of other areas related to the corporate sector.
She subsequently set up her own professional development and communications vehicle, Human Equation Sdn Bhd, with the objective of imparting emotional and spiritual intelligence skills to corporations looking to maximise the potential of their workforce.
Sheila has trained a diverse portfolio of clients that include Allianz, AmBank, Amway, Bandar Raya Development Bhd, Bayer Schering Pharma, Bank Simpanan Nasional, Carrefour, Deloitte, DiGi, Dimension Data, E&O Bhd, Education Malaysia Global Services, FELDA, Grey Group, Land Transport Development Authority Malaysia, Lembaga Tabung Angkatan Tentera (LTAT), Malaysia Property Incorporated, Masterskill, MRCB, Nikko Hotel. Puspakom, QI Group, Securities Commission Malaysia, Siemens, Telekom Malaysia, Temenos, TMNet, The Victoria Government, Uni.Asia Life, UMW Toyota, Wilhelmsen Group.