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Our Competence comes from partnering with top international experts in the field and using only techniques validated by international research and evidence-based practice. We are Asia’s Master Trainer and Accreditor for The Extraordinary Leader by Zenger Folkman and DISC & PeopleKeys by the Institute for Motivational Living. We are also a global training partner and certified facilitator for The Leadership Challenge by Kouzes & Posner. We are also a Certified Trust Practitioner of the Reina Team Trust Scale by Reina, A Trust Building® Consultancy.
“Many SME owners can relate that running a business isn’t easy. Besides taking care of operations, cash flow, and looking out for new opportunities, we still need to look after our teams – ensuring that they are motivated and productive. That’s A LOT of work! Thanks to the wonderful trainers at Lifeskills, we’re on to a great start to building a strong culture. No regrets attending the course. In fact, if you’re looking to scale your team, this course is a MUST-GO, else you may be making a grave mistake!”
“Lee Fong is a key trainer for Leadership Challenge for Bank of Singapore, a flagship program for leaders within the Bank and is personally helmed by the CEO of our organization. She is well-versed with the leadership challenge principles as she is able to articulate the concepts and share the principles with the participants in a clear as well as easy to understand manner. She strives to provide us with good research resources to substantiate the leadership principal and is a dedicated trainer. These additional materials draw parallels to the ethos of the 10 behavioural statements and help to bring to life how these principles are applicable to our day to day leadership actions. A fun and engaging settings where participants connect with one another in a safe learning environment.”
"After going through the CBC course, I've discovered numerous ways to improve many parts of my business. For example, I've learnt how to hire more suitable people based on their personality type and job description. Many at times, we hire based eligibility (work experience, etc.), but the ONE THING that we tend to overlook is the SUITABILITY of the individual. Thanks to the wonderful trainers at Lifeskills, we're on to a great start to building a strong culture. No regrets attending the course. In fact, if you're looking to scale your team, this course is a MUST-GO, else you may be making a grave mistake!"
“The explanations of trainers were most helpful and insight. Their knowledge in counselling added width and insight to the topic. Their experiences and stories were most interesting too! The logistics (Who Am I Cards, post its) were most helpful for my own learning too. Trainers provided suggestions as to how we can post some questions to help analyse the graphs with our clients. “
“The practical application of skills learnt Interactive activities/games make the programme fun. Small class size allows for closer interaction among participants and with facilitators.”
“I came with little knowledge of DISC. Initially when the lesson started off by asking about guessing who is DISC or linked to certain situation/character to DISC, I was lost. Only after the explanation, I could relate better. All the trainers were awesome. I was engaged throughout great sharing as I really learnt a lot. Thank you for the hard work.”
“On behalf of our team at Amazing Borneo Tours, we would like to thank Ian and Lifeskills conduct The Leadership Challenge workshop for our higher management staffs. Our people have enjoyed and benefitted from your training and experience. Your structured and inspiring workshop definitely empower us with the determination to want to improve in our leadership journey. The skills and practices taught will equip our people with the necessary tools to enhance and transform themselves from merely managers to leaders. The workshop itself has also helped to increase our self-awareness, adding value to ourselves and space for more personal growth and development. The personalized life experiences that you have shared with us were beneficial to our learning and has created an atmosphere of trust. Equally important are the exceptional games that brought life to the topics discussed and has assisted in the understanding of the leadership practices concept. Overall, it was an excellent training workshop. Thank you once again for your passionate facilitation of this workshop. We look forward to have another exciting workshop session in the very near future!”
“I would like to say 'Thank you' for the great sharing of your expertise in the class. It's one of the most wonderful and engaging events that I have attended and I have benefited lots from the class."
"Excellent topics! Excellent Seminar! I wish all Singaporeans in our country can learn about this tool – then there will be no mismatch of jobs to maximise resources – for our younger generation to alleviate frustration during their growing up years. Young adults can also excel in our country with purpose.”
"Dear Ian and Lee Fong, Thank you very much for sharing your expertise and facilitating 2 great workshops that have no doubt enhanced the collaboration between the team. It has taught us to embrace our differences and in fact, showed how differences are important so that we are more well balanced and well rounded as a team. Unity in diversity. Looking forward to stronger teamwork and looking forward to when our paths will cross again. With deep and sincere gratitude"
“The mission statement of Lifeskills Institute is “Empowering people to lead their organisations and communities with impact by fanning into flame the gifts in them.” In the 2 days CBC training I recently had, I personally felt I was empowered. The trainers were able to meet me where I was at and even though my background & training is not in the corporate world, they could “speak” my language & make the training very practical & applicable to what I do & where I work. They made the training a fun learning experience & created a safe place & space for learning & vulnerability. I highly recommend Life Skills Institute: no matter whether you are in the corporate world, NGO or in non- profits.
“Trainers facilitated well and engaged the audience with their authenticity, openness and desire to share knowledge. They went beyond their extra mile to ensure learning is not only effective but meaningful. They also contextualised learning very well to the participants, resonating and connecting effectively to let us discover many AHH! moments. They truly reflect the value that "we do not teach content, we teach people!! "Thank you, Ian & Lee Fong, it was hours well spent. Learning from your experiences and expertise.”