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Leadership Series - Virtual Instructor Led Training @ Middle East (MENA)


Leadership Series - Virtual Instructor Led Training @ Middle East (MENA)
Leadership Series - Virtual Instructor Led Training @ Middle East (MENA)
14 June 2021 - 17 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 Carrol's First Book, Purposeful          John Carroll's book, Leading for a Engaged Culture


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

Event 1: The Rhinoceros And The Purposeful Leader (14 June 2021)

Overview of Module 1

In this session, John will take you on a virtual ”Business Safari” using an African animal fable to illustrate the foundation and concept of “Purposeful Leadership”. On this journey, you’ll discover why good leadership is an attitude underpinned by a clear purpose. You will develop better awareness of what it is that drives you and how to use that understanding to lead others. You will also learn how to create a sense of shared purpose, vision and values within your team and how harnessing the critical link between leadership, brand, corporate culture, employee engagement, and productivity will drive better results for your team members and business

You will learn:

  • The power of a good leadership philosophy in the modern business world
  • Better self-awareness as a leader
  • How to use the power of purpose to lead others with confidence
  • How to use the “The Leadership Eco-System” to develop your team and produce better results

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Event 2: How To Lead Like A Meerkat (15 June 2021)

Overview of Module 2

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

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Event 3: Elephants And Engaged Employees (16 June 2021)

Overview of Module 3

In this session, John will take you on a virtual “Business Safari” using an African animal fable to show how to develop a workplace environment that engages employees and fosters a positive, productive culture. On this journey, you will discover the neuro-science that underpins our attitudes and behaviours in the workplace. You will learn how to use that science by implementing the 5 Principles of Positive Culture and the 5 Principles of Engaging Leadership to develop happier, more motivated, productive and committed employees. 

You will learn:

  • What corporate culture is, what it isn’t and how it links with employee engagement
  • The basic neuro-science that underpins our attitudes and behaviours
  • How to implement the 5 principles of positive culture
  • How to implement the 5 principles of engaging leadership
  • How a positive culture and engaged employees leads to a happier, more productive workplace and a better business

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Event 4: Leopards Can Change Their Spots (17 June 2021)

Overview of Module 4

In this session, John will take you on a virtual “Business Safari” using an African animal fable to show how change needs to be part of the culture of any organisation. On this journey, you will discover why change is the most critical aspect of any business today, how constant change has created negative attitudes, and how to shift the mindset about change. You will also understand why change should not be dealt with just at the project level, but as a vital aspect of good business leadership. Take the leap towards developing a culture that embraces change as a normal part of business for all employees and create a culture of employee-led change and learning. 

You will learn:

  • How business is about survival of the adaptable
  • Why change should be part of your culture – and how to make it so
  • The process of leading ongoing change
  • How to create an environment of employee-led change
  • How to use change to stimulate learning and growth 

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*******For more details, kindly download the brochure*******


Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT)