Influence @ Work

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Your power to influence can change your fortune in the workplace in these challenging times.

Yet most people fail to identify or exert a level of influence needed to win business, win over people or win that important pitch.

Begin the journey of discovering your unique influencing power and put it to work immediately. It’s how new-age leaders are shining in the workplace and making a difference to their organisations, their teams and their future.

Outline:

  • Learn your preferred influencing style and what it says about you.
  • Understand your “derailers” and stop them in their tracks …. fast.
  • Identify how your greatest strengths can become your biggest downfall.
  • Learn how to exert your power of influence respectfully and skillfully in different situations in the workplace.
  • Learn the unspoken rules of influence in the office that will win over your clients and bosses and improve your reputation.

Date: 30th Oct 10:00AM – 12:00PM MYT

Trainer’s Profile

Gracie Veronica Geikie
Director / Principal Consultant – Place Borneo Sdn Bhd

Gracie has more than 40 years’ work and executive experience in the hospitality, tourism, marketing, hotel and event management industry allowing her to bring forth valuable input and advice in entrepreneurial business management concepts, operational restructures as well as research and survey analysis for the related fields of hospitality, tourism and marketing. She holds an MBA major in Tourism & Hospitality Management as well as a Master in Business Administration.

Gracie is a certified PSMB Trainer as well as a certified Professional Conference Management trainer for MACEOS. As a Tourism and Event Management Consultant and Trainer, her main areas cover bid documentations and workshop trainings, bid presentations, tourism related research, PCO management & operations and events management.

Her business experience and career from 1975 till date have covered airline stewarding, hotel operations and pre-openings, travel and event operations, entrepreneurial set ups in education, tourism and hospitality. Gracie served in the Sarawak Government with the Sarawak Tourism
Board as CEO (2005 to 2009) and Associate Dean of UCSI University Sarawak (2009 to 2014). Gracie ran and owned her inbound and dive tour operations from 1998 till 2014 before selling her business to the Aiman Group where she was retained as Director and Principal Consultant till 2016.

She is currently Adjunct Fellow with the Berjaya University College of Hospitality, Sarawak Chairperson for Malaysian Association of Conventions and Exhibitions Suppliers and Organisers (MACEOS), Head of Education of Sarawak Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) and Deputy Secretary General of Sarawak Business Federation (SBF). She is advisor, co-author and author of three books “Rainforest World Music Festival – Sarawak’s Success Story”, “Parks and Art Sarawak” and “Rainforest World Music Festival – 20 Years of Song and Rhythm in Sarawak”.

She received her award ‘Darjah Utama Yang Amat Mulia Pegawai Bintang Kenyalang Sarawak’ (PBK) from the State in October 2014 and the ‘Darjah Utama Yang Amat Mulia Johan Bintang Kenyalang’ in September 2018 for her contributions to Sarawak tourism.