6 thinking tools discussed

- BUSINESSLINE () - March 23, 2009 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines - The Center for Global Best Practices is introducing a cutting edge thinking method that has changed the way the world’s successful business leaders think. It will launch a two-day pioneering seminar entitled, “Six Thinking Hats®” – a powerful thinking method that puts a systematic structure to one’s thinking. This program is from a book written by Dr. Edward de Bono, who is the world’s foremost and recognized authority in thinking. The event will be held April 2 and 3 at the EDSA Shangri-La Hotel, Mandaluyong City. The event will feature Rene C. de Jesus, the first Filipino certified instructor in the Philippines in the three world class Edward de Bono Thinking Methods (Six Thinking Hats®, Direct Attention Thinking ToolsTM [DATTTM], and Lateral Thinking®. He is the president of ThinkTools Training and Consulting and spent 11 years as an expatriate executive in Jakarta and Manila, organizing or managing marketing operations of joint-venture life insurance companies. Rene, the “1997 Toastmasters International’s Runner up Winner’ at the Toastmasters International Speech Contest held in New Orleans, USA, makes the Six Thinking Hats® an enjoyable and inspiring learning experience with humor and enthusiasm. This one-time event offers early bird discounts for those who will register early and group discounts for attendees of three or more. Pre-registration is required in this limited-seats-only event. For details, you may log on to www.cgbp.org. Email jessica@cgbp.org or call (02) 842-7148 or 59.

How to make fashion jewelry

The Golden Treasure Skills Development Program will conduct a one-day seminar on fashion jewelry and bead making on March 28, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the College of Social Work and Community Development at Magsaysay Ave. cor. Ylanan St., University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City. Topics to be discussed are sourcing of materials, costing and a lecture on entrepreneurship on how to start and maintain a business will also be discussed. There will be a hands-on experience and participants will be taught the easy way to string up beads and tying up colorful crystals and stones to transform them into bracelets, earrings, necklaces, anklets, and other accessories using indigenous materials. Lunch and snack will be served while all the materials will be provided. A certificate of completion will be handed to participant after the seminar. For questions, call 436-78-26, 421-15-77, 433-76-01 and 913-65-51 or visit our website at www.GoldenTreasureSkills.com

Big trade fair ongoing at Greenhills

A big trade fair to showcase world-class furniture dubbed the 16th National Furniture, Furnishing & Fashion Festival is ongoing until April 6 at the Greenhills Shopping Complex. More than 1,500 exhibitors are showcasing lights and fixtures, antique and modern furniture and furnishing, arts and crafts, foods and delicacies, RTW, novelty items, home appliances, sporting goods, leather goods and bags, fashion accessories, loose gemstones and pearls, precious and semi-precious stones, ornamental plants, shoes, cell phones and accessories. Organizer of the 24-day trade fair is Prime Asia Trade Planners and Convention Organizers (PATEPCO).

Laundry business seminar set

Whirlpool will hold a laundry seminar on March 27 and 28, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The seminar will showcase how easily the laundry business can be operational with so little supervision. Speakers in the seminar will explain how to plan and manage the business, choose the best equipment, and even introduce the participants to various suppliers needed to start the business. Since 2002, Whirlpool has assisted hundreds of entrepreneurs with laundry business plans. No specific business experience is required for the seminar. The seminar offers a very helpful training guide that will equip participants with a program custom tailored to meet their needs during start-up. Registration fee is P1,800 inclusive of lunch, snacks and handouts. Seminar will be held at #56 Cordillera St., cor E. Rodriguez Ave. Quezon City. For inquiries, call 712-0535 local 108 and look for Lenny dela Pisa.

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