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How To Lead Like A Meerkat @ Asia


How To Lead Like A Meerkat @ Asia
How To Lead Like A Meerkat @ Asia
15 June 2021
Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) -
Leadership , Corporate Training , In House Training , Customer Service , Finance , Human Resource , Information Technology , Legal , Logistics Procurement and Supply Chain , Plant and Engineers , Sales and Marketing , Management



4 Part Leadership Series:

Immersive Journey through the Business & Mind Safari with

International Keynote Speaker and Master Storyteller

The Master Storyteller, John Carroll

John Carroll

Founder & CEO of John Carroll's Business Safaris
Clients include BMW, Johnson & Johnson, & Reckitt Benckiser

John is a hands-on entrepreneur and business leader for over 30 years, who specialises in developing engaged, productive employees and great corporate cultures that truly live the brand. His career in brand marketing, advertising, business strategy, generalist HR, and general management has spanned across Australia, Southern Africa and the U.K.

He is the author of "Purposeful – A Guide to Finding Clear Direction in a Chaotic World", which was rated 4.8/5.0 on Goodreads. Recently, he has published his second book, "Leading for an Engaged Culture - How the Meerkats Formed a Family and Other Stories", focusing on corporate culture and employee engagement. Aside from contributing to various magazines and journals, he has also appeared on national television and radio. 

As an internationally recognised speaker, John masterfully weaves his business experience, love of wildlife, extraordinary life journey through an upbringing and military service in war-torn Zimbabwe, personal tragedy, and chronic illness into enthralling African animal fables that underpin and illustrate his captivating keynote presentations and highly practical yet entertaining workshops.


A Sneak Peak Into John Carroll's Business & Mind Safari


John Carroll's First Book, Purposeful          


Brilliant speaker! John shared a lot of informative tips, relevant case studies and examples in corporate world. Excellent presentation approach with interactive sessions among the participants. Well done! I'm looking forward to more engaging sessions with John or other great speakers!"
Ema Fadilah Ahmad - Assistant Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (KWAP)

John was really informative, he uses good real life examples that we can easily relate and apply. Not just theories but he structured the course in a way that we are able to develop actual action plans.”
Fitriyah Rahim - Senior Executive Officer, Syarikat Takaful Brunei Darussalam

I find the African animal fable engaging and fascinating. Reminds me of George Orwell's Animal Farm. John has made all the 4 series an interesting one, linking with real-life case studies, easy to understand explanation and crystal clear presentation.
Adam Bin Abu Hanipah - General Manager, Railway Assets Corporation

It’s a very good introduction to the leadership roles and provides useful tools on change leadership.
Rizal Repin - Trading Manager, Integra Petrochemicals

Overall excellent speaker, able to deliver the ideas flawlessly. Easy to understand, soothing voice. Very helpful, most importantly has answers to any questions. Respect.
Nicholas Tan - Accounts Manager, Well Master Marketing 

Past Clients

  • ANZ Bank
  • BMW
  • Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam
  • Great Eastern Life Indonesia
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • National Heritage Board
  • Reckitt Benckiser
  • Alvimedica Singapore
  • Caterpillar
  • Darussalam Assets

Why Choose Kexxel's VILT Courses

NOT a Webinar!
Join our live, virtual courses enriched with a diverse range of interactive activities, such as action plans, group discussions, breakout sessions, exercises, case studies, and more.

Course Materials
An advantageous combination of presentation slides and downloadable workbooks are provided to participants prior to classes for a more holistic learning experience.

Pre-Course Questionnaires
Our instructors will understand the specific needs and requirements of each individual participant, by allowing attendees to review and highlight topics of importance prior to the course.

Private, In-house Sessions
Upon request for organizations seeking a more customised learning for their employees.

Secure Online Platform 
Cisco Webex is the online training platform of choice for our VILT courses. Cisco Webex respects your data privacy, is highly secure by default, and has governance and transparency

Course Outline

In this session, John will take you on a virtual “Business Safari” using an African animal fable to teach the key principles of Purposeful Leadership. On this journey, you will discover how leadership has changed in modern times, how leadership and management are different concepts, and why both are important. You will also understand what people want and the key principles for developing individuals. Learn how to use the power of strengths-based leadership and how to develop a strong corporate brand that nurtures dedicated employees, cultivates loyal customers and creates a more sustainable business. 

You Will Learn

  • When to lead and when to manage
  • What people want in the modern workplace and how to deliver it through good leadership
  • How to harness the power of strengths-based leadership to develop better teams and a better business
  • How to build a strong corporate brand that nurtures dedicated people and loyal customers

Module 1: Leading and Managing

  • When to lead and when to manage
  • Understanding what people want in the modern workplace
  • Setting, monitoring and modifying clear expectations
  • Developing the critical link between good leadership and a good corporate brand
  • Group Activity: Applying ‘meerkat practices’ to human situations. Assessing a series of common situations to determine when to lead and when to manage 

Module 2: Coaching, Mentoring and Guiding

  • The separate roles of a leader as a Coach, a Mentor, and a Guide
  • Knowing when to use each role
  • Case Study: Dealing with a poor performing employee to improve their productivity and results

Module 3: Leading Through Strengths

  • Understanding the principles of strengths-based leadership
  • The power of developing strengths instead of trying to fix weaknesses
  • Putting diverse strengths to work in a team environment
  • Activity: Identifying your own strengths and how to use them

Module 4: Building the Corporate Brand

  • Using the principles of Purposeful Leadership to build the public brand
  • How to ‘brand’ the customer journey through good business leadership
  • How a strong corporate brand is the key to a sustainable business
  • Group Activity: Identifying customer touch points and how to ‘brand’ them as a leader

Click here to view the full list of events under our Leadership Series

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Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT)