Achieving Personal and Professional Success


Course introduction

This will be a facilitated learning session to equip participants with skills to enhance their personal effectiveness, transforming mindset to change perspectives and attitudes, and generating motivation for continued personal development.
Participants will learn the power of transforming their perspective and attitude and be equipped with a practical approach, with tools, ideas, examples and proven research to get the best out of themselves, make the most of their time and capabilities, and realize the wonderful potential they can have at work and in life.

Course Benefits

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to;

  • Manage own attitude for greater personal and organizational effectiveness 
  • Take initiative, ownership and personal responsibility at work 
  • Apply techniques to manage time effectively 
  • Develop critical thinking skills for decision making
  • Leverage on creative collaboration 
  • Enhance effectiveness in adding value to work for team & organisation
  • Balance key priorities to achieve personal, team and organisational goals

Target Audience

  • Management;
  • Executive; and
  • Non-executive Staff.

Course Outline

Module 1: Art of Capacity Building

  • Maintaining SAFE Margins
Module 2: Four Essentials to Excel at Work
  • Power of Perspective
  • Master Motivation
  • Skills to Succeed
  • Harmonize Tasks
Module 3: Think Smart Work Smart
  • 6 Key Brain Principles
  • Workplace Applications
Module 4: Critical Thinking Skills
  • 7 Essential Thinking Skills
  • Developing Intentional Thinking
Module 5: Decision Making & Problem Solving
  • Process of Decision Making
  • Approaches to Problem Solving
Module 6: Habits of Mind
  • 16 Intelligent Habits of Mind
  • Cultivating 7 Habits for Personal Effectiveness
  • Essential Attitudes to Leverage Potential
Module 7: Self- Management
  • S.M.A.R.T. Goal Setting
  • Time Management Plan
  • P.O.W.E.R. Road Map

Available Course Sessions

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Trainer Profile

Dr Tan

Dr Tan is the Principal Trainer and Managing Director at Tony Buzan Learning Centre as well as Mind Map Training Centre.

He graduated from the National University of Singapore with direct honours in Accountancy in 1984 and subsequently a Masters in Business Administration. He also has a Doctorate in Business Administration and an advanced Postgraduate diploma in consultancy from the Henley Management College in the UK. His research interests include strategic planning, strategic marketing, management leadership, emotional intelligence and mental literacy.

Dr Tan has extensive corporate experience and was previously a Senior Business Manager with the Standard Chartered Bank, Chief Executive of Europa Holdings Pte Ltd, Vice Chairman of China United Pure Water Company and Chairman of The Beverage Company of Asia in China.

He is also the pioneer of the Buzan 5-Step Learning Plan® for nurturing life-long learners. He published a research paper with the Henley Management College UK in early 2006 on developing intelligences and presented this paper as a Conference Speaker in the ASCD 2007 Conference in Anaheim, LA United States.

A Buzan Instructor, DISC Facilitator, ACTA, 6-Seconds® EQ Trainer and IAL Associate Adult Educator, Dr Tan has conducted numerous executive workshops and programmes for various corporates, schools and government institutions in Singapore.