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Color Brain Communication (Level 1)

Date: 21-22 Oct / 9-10 Dec 2015

Venue: Hotel Royal KL

Directive Communication Psychology

Directive Communication (DC) is a training & organizational development psychology developed by Arthur F. Carmazzi that affects how people act & react in teams & organizations. It is a foundational science to cultivate high performance cooperative work culture & leadership across any discipline within an organization. It incorporates the latest breakthroughs in motivational & genetic psychology & applies them in improving groups, corporate culture, team development & work enhancement.

Colored Brain Communications – How Your Brain Communicates?

By identifying the fundamental patterns in the way our brain genetically processes the world around us, we overcome misunderstanding, conflict, wastage of individual & group potential. Awareness of these “Brain Communication” processes gives us the means to maximize our capacity to act intelligently, to Turbo Charge our natural gifts & use them to maximize our ability to develop “software” for our brain to achieve greater competence across many disciplines. We are able to understand others at a deeper level & unleash greater potential for relationships at work, for easier learning & teaching, for greater harmony & cooperation with our environment & our teams.

Learning Outcomes Of This Training

  1. Apply the DC Colored Brain model to improve the effectiveness of teams, leadership & personal productivity
  2. Administer the Colored Brain Communication Inventory (CBCI), understand & interpret the scoring, genetic processing, mental flexibility & miscommunication insights
  3. Use the Colored Brain Cards & interpret what is said at the subconscious level of the mind
  4. Develop ability to identify people with different colored brains & how you can apply that for greater productivity at work & home
  5. Develop mechanism to transform people to bring out the best in each other & create a working environment of better cooperation & personal/organizational success
  6. Obtain a thorough understanding of Color Brain Communication
  7. Awareness of your core genius/talents & utilizing your strengths to succeed
  8. Awareness of other brain colors of team mates & their strengths
  9. Utilizing your knowledge of these to reduce conflicts/misunderstanding
  10. Learn to enhance your own natural talents & leverage on the strengths of team mates for greater organizational success
  11. To enhance leadership & communication skills in developing confidence, competence, motivation & creativity in others by allowing them to use their natural brain processing abilities

Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  1. Get a better understanding of how Color Brain can help you improve communications at work
  2. Learn to reduce conflicts at work by learning to see things from different perspectives
  3. Have fun creating NO LIZARDS & NO BLAMING zones
  4. Use Color Brain as a guide to foster closer relationships as a cohesive team
  5. Learn to utilize your strengths/talents to achieve corporate objectives
  6. Appreciate the weaknesses of others & help them fail intelligently
  7. Support others in utilizing their strengths to achieve corporate objectives

Who Should Attend

For all managers, executives, officers & non executives from ALL departments – HR, Planning, Corporate Communication, Sales, Purchasing, Technical, Administrative & Finance. For all employees & staff who wants to overcome all these problems they faced including misunderstanding, miscommunication, conflicts, blaming, finger pointing, self interest, low motivation, low initiative, poor cooperation/poor teamwork, not utilizing your strengths, wrong focus, poor/weak work performance, focusing on problems not solutions

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Communicate Your Way To Success!

28 participants from Petronas Penapisan, Petronas Chemicals, Petronas Carigali, Petroliam Nasional Berhad, EXIM Bank, Pelaburan Hartanah, Sarawak Shell gathered at Royal Hotel (in the heart of Bukit Binatng, KL) to attend the above course.

After an engaging & interactive ice breaker, participants have to reflect & write down their communication problems in the WORLD OF COMMUNICATION MAP (individually then as a group) in the following areas:

  • Meeting Arena
  • Customer Territory
  • Continent of Work
  • Team Land
  • Land of Solitude
  • Goal Achievement
  • Uncharted Waters

We proceeded to the first activity “FIRST IMPRESSIONS” using COLOR BRAIN CARDS. Participants had to pick 3 cards that best describe themselves & 3 cards or each person at their table that best suits their perception of them.

Questions & food for thought:

  • Did the cards people choose for you give a generally true picture?
  • Is there more to you than that?
  • Do you behave differently when you’re at home/office/with friends?

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What is Sweet Persuasion?

It is inducing someone to take action that will produce positive results for both of you.

Sweet Persuasion feels good. Successful salespeople now used Sweet Persuasion. It helps them to achieve their sales goals. It helps them enjoy what they are doing. Now successful managers can use Sweet Persuasion too.

What Do You Need To Become Successful?

You’ve got to believe

  • 100 % in yourself
  • 100% in your organization &
  • 100% in the product of your efforts

When You Go Out The Door In The Morning

  • Sell yourself
  • Sell your organization
  • Sell your ideas

You’ll never achieve greatness unless you are 100%

What Makes People Tick

Human nature is simple:
Most people spend the greater part of each day thinking about themselves
Most people want to get more of what they want or need

All people want more of these – recognition, money, love, satisfaction, security, health, beauty, peace of mind, joy, success, happiness etc

If you possess the ability to determine exactly what people want or need & are able to provide it they will give you what you want. You will achieve your goals. You will become a great manager.

You will achieve your goals when people perceive your vision & believe in your vision & it becomes their vision as well.

All of us have an invisible antennae. Every one is listening to the same radio station.

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Change – The Only Way To Move Forward

The Only Constant In This World Is Change

If what I am doing is not producing the results that I want, DO SOMETHING ELSE THAT WILL! Take the risk & courage to do something else. Get out of your habits or unconscious response. Change & be more flexible until the results you want come to you.

Luck is when opportunity & preparation meet. It is often disguised as hard work.

Don’t waste time trying to change people around you. Change yourself & keep changing until you get the results you desire. Focus on your strengths & eliminate your weaknesses.

Do not look behind unless you plan to go that way. Whatever happened in the past is already history. Learn from your past mistakes & move forward.


You change your beliefs

When you change your beliefs,

You change your expectations

When you change your expectations,

You change your attitude

When your change attitude,

You change your behavior

When you change your behavior

You change your performance

When you change your performance,


If my self-image determines my daily performance, Then I choose my self-image to be one of the GREATEST

You know that who you are today is the direct mirror-image of yourself you see inside your mind

Therefore, you continuously improve your self-image

If I Wish To Change, I must FOCUS on what kind of person I Wish To Be in the future, VERY CLEARLY in my Mind

I change my self-image to be one of what I want to be in the future. My performance will automatically begin to change to fit that new future self-image


  • Practice Mind Mastery
  • Reprogram the mind via affirmations & visualizations
  • Write & draw your vision & goals. Paste them everywhere where you can see them
  • Change mindset & attitude: adopt always the attitude, values & beliefs of a winner
  • Seek to continuously improve yourself – conferences, workshops, books, further education, computers
  • Use the knowledge acquired. It is not what you know or how much you know But what you do with what you know
  • Share your ideas & knowledge with the world. You succeed best by helping others to succeed
  • Be creative, innovative & proactive
  • Use the right brain – pictures, colors, Baroque music, feelings, imagination, peace of mind
  • Brainstorm with yourself. You are your own best mentor
  • DO IT NOW! Take action
  • Review your goals, mission statement, plans & strategies
  • Don’t lay blame, give excuses or quit
  • Get out of comfort zone & normal behavior pattern
  • Constantly check what is happening in the market place & environment. Keep yourself updated all the time
  • Break out of your self limiting beliefs & patterns – reward yourself for doing so


Dedicated & committed to assist our clients to

  • achieving targeted growth & improving profitability
  • retaining and developing quality people
  • achieve training effectiveness
  • motivating and maximizing potential within teams
  • optimizing resources, cutting costs and saving time
  • ensuring high performance and productivity in a competency based workplace
  • provide value-added follow-up and follow through training activities

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Emotional Quotient: Main Components

  • Self Awareness

Be constantly aware of know relationship between thoughts, feelings & actions as well as the relationship between the three. Set aside some days to consider why you are feeling a certain emotion. How can you better manage your feelings

  • Personal Decision Making

Understand that you are in control of your mind & hence your life. You always have a choice. No one can really force you to do something against your wish even at subconscious mind level. Understand how your thoughts & feelings are ruling the decision/s you are making or have made

  • Managing Feelings

We have 2 selves in us – positive & negative. We tend to gravitate towards the negative self. Learn to ‘catch’ yourself having negative thoughts or using negative words/language or having negative messages

  • Handling Stress

Learn stress relaxing methods & techniques. Listen to Baroque music, go for walks in the park or by the seaside, have a picnic at the waterfall. Learn to sing & dance. Take up yoga or tai chi or qigong. Have quiet moments at the end of each day for inner reflections

  • Empathy

Put yourself in the shoes of others & learn to appreciate their feelings. Everyone has their own perception of things & life. Learn to see from another viewpoint

  • Self-Disclosure

The best way to build closer relationships is to share with others how you feel, your dreams & aspirations, about yourself. Be honest & open about yourself so that others will also be open towards you. Value openness & build trust

  • Insight

Identify emotional patterns

  • Communications

is not only about the words you use but also the tone of voice used & non verbal language. Often it is not what you say but HOW you say it. You communicate your feelings through body language – learn to talk & listen about feelings of others. Communication is not hearing the words said or understanding & hearing what was said, it is also about validating the feelings of others

  • Personal Responsibility

Take responsibility for the consequences of your own actions. Do not lay blame on others for whatever decisions or choices you have made. If you realize you have made a mistake/s learn from your mistake/s and move on. Do not get stuck in the past or look behind. Do not justify poor or non performance. Admit that you are not at your best & strive to do better.

  • Assertiveness

There are 3 categories of human behaviour – aggressive, passive & assertive. Learn to respond to others without anger or without giving in to irrational & illogical demands. Learn to say NO & to stand up to the bullying tactics of others without anger or self pity.

  • Self-Acceptance

Profile yourself, your personality & working style. Understand & accept your strengths & weaknesses. If you cannot eliminate your weaknesses, just focus on your strengths. Use your strengths to achieve your goals & forge ahead. If you can learn to minimize or eliminate your weaknesses

  • Group Dynamics

Know when to lead & when to follow. 10 heads are better than one. When a cohesive team is formed with a united vision or goal, MIRACLES can happen! Learn to share knowledge, information & expertise. Capitalize on the strengths of each team member

  • Self-Motivation

When you are feeling down & out you are able to take charge of your negative state & emotions. 2 ways to achieve this: change your physiology & change your inner representation or perception of life so that you can achieve peak performance again

  • Handling Relationships

No man is an island. In our daily lives we are communicating, interacting & relating to people all around us. Lean to live, work & interact harmoniously with others. Learn to give & take. Learn to make win/win decisions with others

  • Self Confidence & Self Esteem

You are very comfortable with who you are as a person. You have a purpose & a direction and know exactly what you want to achieve in your life. You are continuously acquiring new skills, latest techniques & knowledge so that you grow as an individual & can be an inspiration to others


Dedicated & committed to assist our clients to

  • achieving targeted growth & improving profitability
  • retaining and developing quality people
  • achieve training effectiveness
  • motivating and maximizing potential within teams
  • optimizing resources, cutting costs and saving time
  • ensuring high performance and productivity in a competency based workplace
  • provide value-added follow-up and follow through training activities

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Each Day Is A New Account

If you’d a bank that credited your account each morning with $86,400…

That carried over no balance from day to day…

Allowed you to keep no cash in your accounts…

And every evening cancelled whatever part of the amount you had failed to use during the day…

What would you do?

Draw out every cent every day, of course & use it to your advantage!

Well, you have such a bank & its name is ‘TIME’.

Every morning – it credits you with 86,400 seconds.

Every night, it writes off as lost whatever of this you have failed to invest in good purpose.

It carries over no balances.

It allows no overdrafts.

Each day, it opens a new account with you.

Each night, it burns the records of the day.

If you fail to use the day’s deposits, the loss is yours.

There is no going back.

There is no drawing against the ‘Tomorrow’.

It is up to each of us to invest this precious fund of hours, minutes & seconds in order to get from it the utmost in health, happiness & success.


Dedicated & committed to assist our clients to

  • achieving targeted growth & improving profitability
  • retaining and developing quality people
  • achieve training effectiveness
  • motivating and maximizing potential within teams
  • optimizing resources, cutting costs and saving time
  • ensuring high performance and productivity in a competency based workplace
  • provide value-added follow-up and follow through training activities

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What Is Time To You? To All Of Us?

Everyone knows that the time we have on this earth is limited & finite. Everyone understands that time is life & life is time. Yet most people tend to waste time, to live carelessly & to drift along aimlessly. This trend is even more obvious especially among the younger age groups.

There are so many clichés about time…

“Time flies! Oh mine….where did my time disappear to?”

“I need more time. I do not have enough hours in a day!”

“I seems to get busier & busier yet I still cannot finish my work?”

“Just give me more time…I just a few more hours…that’s all”

“If only I could turn back the clock! I wish…I wish…”

“There are so many things I want to do but I just don’t have enough time!”

“Yes, yes. I want to join you all…I want to go…but maybe another day”

And the favorite or ‘mother’ of all time management phrase…

“Busy! Very busy! Just so busy! I can’t even answer you, I am just so busy!”.

Sounds familiar? At one time or another, we would have utter any of the above phrase whether consciously or unconsciously.

Yet all of us whether a billionaire, a Prime Minister, Chairman of a multinational corporation, a top notch actor in a blockbuster film, a housewife, an engineer, a factory worker, a road sweeper or a beggar down the road – all of us are given 24 hours a day every day.

What do we do with these 24 hours a day?? How do we want to spend them? How should we use the time given to us so that there are no regrets at the end of life’s journey? Where do we even start? How do we even begin to plan using our time to achieve our goals & to live the life we desire to?

If you want to tame, master & manage time, download complete article here.

In future articles we will give you the A – Z of time management in a nutshell so stay posted with us.

How To Be More Creative

  1. Never give up by saying “We tried that before”. Examine how you can do the same thing but differently. You’ll be amazed what comes out
  2. Do not pass over an idea because you’ve never done it before. Often than not, that’s the idea you’re looking for
  3. Keep an open & flexible mind. No idea is closed to one
  4. Watch out for yourself saying “It works now, so why change?”. Change brings about growth & growth makes more things work
  5. Ask questions. Ask lots of right probing questions to obtain the right outcomes. Ask “Why not?” & “What if …?”. That way, you won’t be among your competitors who will be “outgoing”
  6. Seize every opportunity to try out a new idea. Never mind if you fail. Learn to fail. In fact fail faster so that success will come sooner!
  7. Listen, look & observe things, people, sound, smells, taste around you. Pay attention to details & apparently trivia things
  8. Listen to the sound of music & imagine you’re Julie Andrews. Let your heels come alive! Learn tap dancing, jazz, hip hop. Feel great & alive
  9. Rewind your mind to a time when you had to go through a change. Play it forward & see what caused that change & how you felt. Record particularly all the little successes
  10. Smell the flowers on your way to work or on holidays
  11. Taste something you’ve not eaten before
  12. Feel the texture of a fruit like strawberry & then bite into it. Fall in love with it at first bite
  13. Catch a stand up comedy. Stand up & laugh like you’ve never laughed before. Come out with witty jokes
  14. Join a laughter club. Laughter is the best medicine. When you laugh your body releases a hormone called endorphins which make you feel real goooood
  15. Imagine yourself in someone else shoes. Indulge in your favorite fantasies – imagine you are a pop star or a famous magician or an astronaut or an explorer. How about being a trapeze artist?
  16. Look at old problems with new eyes. Put on brand new “glasses”
  17. Talk to someone who is not related to your line of work for a “fresh eye” or new & different perspective
  18. Rearrange the furniture. Redecorate your home. Make connections between ideas, things, people etc
  19. Get out of your comfort zone. Do something that you normally will not do. Reverse the order of things you normally do eg instead of watching TV at 6 pm do something else. Instead of playing sports, try dancing. Take a different route to work. Try rock climbing or bungee jumping. Join a creative club. What about learning to juggle?
  20. Turn the tables on the mundane. Look for different activities in your life eg change the design or arrangement in your bedroom, sitting room or kitchen. Take up a cooking or baking course. Paint your home in unusual or bright cheerful colors
  21. Let the child in you come out. Be a child again – walk in the rain, build sand castles on the beach, paint, draw anything you like, go for fun tours, play with your pet, take a walk in nature
  22. Paint your dream in bright vivid colors. Add your favorite music. Picture your loved ones there with you. Collect & cut out pictures that represent your goals & create a vision board
  23. Close eyes & imagine. Let your imagination soar. Put wings to elephants, scales to birds, legs to trees & cars with square wheels
  24. Have your quiet time where you can reflect & be at peace with yourself. Listen to baroque music, go for walks in the park or by the seaside, picnic by the waterfall, meditate. Try yoga, taichi or qigong