Strengthening mental toughness for leaders
(The Philippine Star) - December 1, 2019 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines — To help leaders and managers achieve a winning mindset that leads, motivates and engages people, the Center for Global Best Practices is launching a pioneering program titled, “Strengthening Mental Toughness for Leaders and Managers:  Going Beyond Stress Management” on Dec. 5 and 6, 2019 at the Marriott Grand Ballroom, Resorts World Complex, Pasay City.

Whether you are a people manager, leader or someone who wants to simply increase individual peak performance, this program will teach you the great foundational principles of the psychology of success and transcendence of our human potential. Discussions will cover how one can successfully manage mental makeup, emotions, attitudes, paradigms, personal myths, relationships and spiritual aspects to live the ideal life you always wanted to have. This training will help you unleash your potentials and become a better person that is resilient to any stress, toxic relationships, and daily challenges in the workplace.

This two-day program is also in compliance with RA 11036 or Mental Health Act that took effect on July 5, 2018 and Department of Labor and Employment’s IRR on RA 11058 on occupational safety and health of employees that took effect on Jan. 24, 2019. Attendees will learn the secrets on how to develop the winning mindset and emotional strength that will help overcome any unconscious obstacles and to help you completely fulfill your business and life goals.

This special program will feature the only recognized trainer who runs this program in Asia, Robin Michael Velasco. He was the HR vice president for six years of Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC), the holding company of the Philippines’ largest power distribution company, 12 of the largest hospitals, the largest tollroad network and water distribution company. Prior to this, he was the HR director for Asia in Synovate, leading the HR function for 12 countries. He was also the HR director for talent management for Asia Pacific, for Johnson and Johnson from 2005 to 2007. Presently, he is an independent director and the interim CEO of Potato Corner – overseeing over 1,500 branches globally.

In this pioneering program, he will make use of principles that he has learned in his masters degree in existential, humanistic and transpersonal psychology at Saybrook University in the US, the best school which teaches this specialized discipline.

This program is highly recommended not only for aspiring leaders and managers, but also for those who would like to empower themselves mentally and emotionally at work. Registration is open to the general public. For inquiries, call landlines in Manila (+63 2) 8842-7148/ 59 and (+63 2) 8556-8968/ 69, in Baguio (+63 74) 423-2914, and in Cebu (+63 32) 512-3106 or 07. Check for a complete list of best practices programs including How to Build a Working Board, Inheritance and Disinheritance Law of the Philippines, Total Performance Management, New Year Tax Updates and more.

CGBP is an accredited training provider of the Civil Service Commission. Attendees from the government can earn points for their career advancement and are exempted from the P2,000-limit set by COA when attending training conducted by the private sector based on DBM Circular 563 dated April 22, 2016. Interested participants are encouraged to avail of the group discount for three or more attendees. Seats are limited and pre-registration is required.

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