Testimonials

Here’s what some of our satisfied clients have to say:

“Thank you for the Future leadership Session that you’d delivered to us. Basically the participants were very happy on the informative session and you’re an experience person indeed”

-  Loke Hai Yuan, SKM Malaysia

“Hope you arrived back safely and well rested now. I enjoyed your course very much.Need to practice the goodies we learnt.”

- M. Suffian Abdullah, Petronas

“Excellent Instructor and Competency-Based Interview Program”

- Choosak, Dell Thailand

‘He is an experienced course leader in this field and have shared actual examples related to the work”

-  Dell Cyberjaya Participant

“Excellent speaker and trainer”

- Participant, Intel

“Dr Khoo is very knowledgable & can hold the participants interest with his anecdotes & jokes.”

– Participant, Public Program

“The course leader been very helpful and supportive. He promotes critical thinking to myself and allow me tothink new scope in my life. TQ.”

– Participant, TDM

“This training was really an eye-opener for me. I had zero knowledge about critical thinking before I went for this training and I really learnt a lot during the 2-days training. The Facilitator was really knowledgeable in the subject matter and was able to deliver the training material effectively and in a fun manner and made the concepts easy to understand. From this training, I was able to see where my strength and weaknesses were in my thinking. I will apply the concepts taught during this training to improve the areas of thinking which I am weak at so that I can apply them at work and to my daily life.”

– Song Shueh Leigh, Senior Materials Engineer, Keysight Technologies

"Mr. CK Khoo has deep knowledge of “Achieving Results Through Influence” and very responsive to questions asked."

– Participant, Andre M.

"Thanks Mr Khoo for delivering ‘The Heart of Coaching’ to us. You are a very knowledgeable and experienced facilitiator. We have learned a lot from what you have shared with us and we will definitely be a better coach after practising what we have gained from this course. You are a great facilitiator and we hope to attend more of your courses in the near future."

– Participant, Ong

"Thank you for facilitating the first two phases of the CCMP. You had demonstrated your vast experiences and delivered such excellent sessions. I am looking forward to see you soon."

– Participant, Witoon C.

"Many thanks Dr Khoo for your inspiring and resuscitating talk on emotional intelligence and leadership. I felt good to be able to access this blog as well. God bless you and the work of your hands"

– Participant, John Nayopa

"Thank you Dr Khoo for bringing the powerful 6 principals of persuasion and influence techniques to Honeywell Penang."

– Participant, Adrian Lean

January 24, 2013

Here is another story to read and a lesson to learn from:

When it comes to giving recognition and encouragement to others, silence is rarely golden.

A story is told of a man who sat at a metro station in Washington DC and started to play the violin on a cold January morning. He played six Bach pieces for about 45 minutes. It was during the rush hour and tho...

January 21, 2013

January 21, 2013

A well known naturalist by the name of Jean Henri Fabre studied a type of caterpillars called the processionary caterpillars. These furry creatures possess the instinct to follow in lock step the caterpillar in front of it. This behavior gives the caterpillar its name, but a deadly characteristic too.

In a simple experiment, Fabre took a fl...

January 17, 2013

Below is a story to be learned about PRIDE. As coaches we have to resist the temptation to show the coachee that we have the answers. Coaches have to be humble to learn even from the coachees and not be condescending and arrogant.

Two geese and turtle were very close friends. As the nights became shorter and cooler, the two geese decided to fly south for t...

January 14, 2013

Here is another story to start a new week and the lesson to be learned:

A couple just got married and they returned from their wonderful honeymoon to set up their new home. In the past, the new wife had not done much cooking in her life. Being excited as a new wife, she wanted to give her husband a special treat and so she got up early in the morning to pr...

January 11, 2013

The story below shows creativity as a competence to look for in a job interview:

There was one company which manufactured combs and it intended to expand its business. The management decided to employ a new Sales Manager.

The company advertised the vacancy in the newspaper. They were so many applicants who turned up for the interview everyday in just a few...

January 9, 2013

Here is another story which is a lesson for all of us – the ability to see the big picture before making any judgement:

There was a man who had four sons. He wanted his sons to learn not to judge things too quickly. So he sent them each on a quest, in turn, to go and look at a pear tree that was a distance away.

The first son went in the winter, the second...

January 8, 2013

This is Part 2 of a series of reading articles on Competency Based Behavioural Interview (CBBI).

Part 1 had been posted last week. You can access this blog if you missed it.

Part 2: The Solution to Job Interviews

Behavioural interview is becoming more popular as it is a more accurate predictor of the right candidate compared to the traditional interview appr...

January 7, 2013

Below is a short story about innovative thinking at work.

The story goes to show that sometimes an innovative way of doing things is  much cheaper and yet more effective.

A Japanese soap manufacturing company received a complaint that a consumer had bought a box of soap that was empty. Management asked its engineers to solve the problem permanently to avoid...

January 1, 2013

A Happy and Blessed New Year to ALL.

As the new year unfolds, there are 3 challenges we have to face:

1. Complexity

2. Competition

3. Change

These 3 C’s involve our stakeholders within and outside the organization. To meeth these 3 challenges, we have to master the proven science of persuasion, researched by Dr. Robert Cialdini.

Here is the opportunity you cann...

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