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May 16,

Think and Speak like a Leader 1.0

Don't just lead. Lead with inspired confidence.

Facilitated by Delapro

Scheduled as T&S (1.0)


Date and Time

Wed, May 16 2018 02:00 -
Wed, May 16 2018 04:30

Who is it for

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  1. 11 Eunos Road 8, #07-04 Lifelong Learning Institute, Level 6 Experiment, Singapore, , Singapore View Map

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Learning partners

Lifelong Learning Council

This is project supported by the LearnSG Seed Fund. "Every Day, A Learning Day"

LearnSG Seed Fund

LearnSG Seed Fund – a $3 million fund set aside for 1 year – aims to grow community-led learning initiatives. We are looking for ideas that:
Build and promote lifelong learning culture
Impart and encourage work and life skills learning
Benefit the community and Singapore

No idea is too big or too small. Get funding for up to 90% of project costs, capped at $50,000 (whichever is lower).

So, get together with your friends, neighbours or community and bring your learning ideas to life.

Lifelong Learning Council

The Lifelong Learning Council aims to help people of all ages develop a habit of continual learning for a more purposeful and productive life. We hope to inspire a society that embraces lifelong learning as a way of life.

Institute of Adult Learning

The Institute for Adult Learning (IAL) is at the forefont of building capabilities and continuing professional development for an effective, innovative and responsive Continuing Education and Training (CET) sector. We work closely and support adult educators, businesses, human resource developers and policy makers through our comprehensive suite of programmes and services on raising capabilities and catalysing innovations in CET.



Everyone aspires to be a leader in some capacity during their career. Have you wondered why some people seem to have better leadership qualities than others? The fact is that such skills can be learned. And everything starts from the thinking. Even if it isn't a career, good decisions require good decision makers and the best ones come from those who think and speak like a leader.


Good leaders make good decisions. It is a skill that comes with experience and wisdom. There are certain habits that effective leaders adopt that make them maintain their credentials. In this workshop, you will learn how to formulate your thought process like an effective leader. Moreover, you will also learn how to address a difficult situation when you do not know the answer to. This workshop also teaches you how to speak like a leader that commands respect.

Key Learnings

  • Understand how a leader approaches communication

  • Understand what the key considerations are when making a decision

  • Communicate in a way that influences decisions and meets the intended objective(s)

  • Adopt leadership competencies, through effective communication enhances your leadership credentials


1. Bring yourlaptop (best view platform) and audio experience
2. Ensure your laptop is fully charges and can last for at least 2.5 hours
3. Class will start in time and appreciate if you can come 10-15 minutes earlier to set up your wifi network access and laptop



Learning stakeholder


Assimilate and apply the skills of thinking, planning and delivering how a leader approaches communication. Go to the digital platform to discuss and formulate the actions needed to address the two scenarios prepared for post-learning.

Topics and agenda

  • 1. A Warm Welcome (sample)

    Digital On boarding | 15 Minutes
    By Joseph Wong, Principal Consultant, Delapro

    Get all participants on board and do a bit of practice

    To achieve a sense of comfort in our digitally-blended learning environment

  • 2. The 10 Top Leadership Competencies

    Workshop | 20 Minutes
    By Joseph Wong, Principal Consultant, Delapro

    Introduce the 10 leadership competencies as agreed by 195 global leaders.

    Outline what the top global leaders regard as essential qualities a leader must possess.

  • 3. Modes of Persuasion - Ethos, Pathos, Logos

    Workshop | 10 Minutes
    By Joseph Wong, Principal Consultant, Delapro

    Introduce Aritotle's principles of Ethos, Pathos and Logos and map the 10 leadership competencies onto these principles.

    Condense the top ten leadership competencies into three categories - ethics, emotion and logic. Allow participants to have a relatable theory to use for learning how leaders communicate.

  • 4. The Golden Rule of Communication - Understand your Audience

    Workshop | 15 Minutes
    By Joseph Wong, Principal Consultant, Delapro

    Get all participants to share their views and agree that understanding the audience is key to effective communication.

    Participants will understand that for any communication to be effective, it must address what the audience is looking for. They will suggest ways on how understanding the audience would help the lea

  • 5. Scenarios 1 and 2

    Case Study | 30 Minutes
    By Joseph Wong, Principal Consultant, Delapro

    Give two case study scenarios for participants to use Ethos, Pathos and Logos to plan a communication that befits a leader.

    Participants will give ideas on how to communicate the two (separate) scenarios as a leader using Ethos, Pathos or Logos guiding principles or ALL of them. Each group (by table) will present their id

  • 6. What makes an effective presenter?

    Sharing and Discussion | 20 Minutes
    By Joseph Wong, Principal Consultant, Delapro

    Participants get into the physical delivery techniques that make them effective communicators.
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    Participants share personal experiences of a presenter they encountered. They watch a video by Brian Tracy on how powerful the voice is in conveying emotion and influence.

    1 poll,

  • 7. How to tell a story

    Case Study | 25 Minutes
    By Joseph Wong, Principal Consultant, Delapro

    Using two videos of different delivery style, the participants debate on the good and bad qualities of presenters. Use these qualities to reshape their own presentation style.

    Participants share personal experiences of a presenter they encountered. They watch a video by Brian Tracy on how powerful the voice is in conveying emotion and influence

  • 8. The importance of believability when speaking

    EXploring, discussion and vocal practice | 20 Minutes
    By Joseph Wong, Principal Consultant, Delapro

    Participants are given practical tips to overcome fear of acting and using body language when speaking. They are then tested on these in a class exercise that hopefully everyone can take part.

    Participants watch the different speaking styles of two leaders (video) and comment on each style, especially what made each effective and ineffective. They also learn how to overcome these if they a

    1 questions,


Joseph Wong
Principal Consultant, Delapro

Joseph spent 36 years with Standard Chartered Bank in various roles, local and global, most notably in Sales Proposal management, Digital Learning, Communications Training, Marketing, Cash Management, Trade Services, Securities Services, SWIFT communications, Service Quality including ISO9001 certification, Productivity management and branch operations.

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