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The Rhinoceros And The Purposeful Leader @ Middle East (MENA)


The Rhinoceros And The Purposeful Leader @ Middle East (MENA)
The Rhinoceros And The Purposeful Leader @ Middle East (MENA)
14 June 2021
Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) -
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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          John Carroll's Book, Leading for an 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

Course Outline

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

Module 1: The Philosophy of Leadership

  • What people expect of a leader today
  • Overview of the philosophy of “Purposeful Leadership”
  • Group Activity: Are there rhinos in your business? Discussion of the current leadership philosophy in the workplace

Module 2: Leading Yourself So You Can Lead Others

  • Understanding what drives and motivates you as an individual
  • Harnessing the power of purpose to inspire and lead your team
  • How to lead with purpose, vision and values
  • Activity: Are you a rhino? A series of short individual exercises to develop greater self-awareness and build self-confidence as a modern leader

Module 3: The Leadership Eco-System

  • Understanding the critical link between leadership, brand, corporate culture, employee engagement, productivity and business results
  • The systems and processes that will develop a strong link between your people, their performance and better business results
  • Case Study: How a changed leadership philosophy created a strong “Leadership Eco-System” and turned around a large, complex organisation

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

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Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT)