Leadership Lessons From Ultramarathoners

ABOUT THIS COURSE

Running long distances teaches important lessons about leadership and this course will show the lessons that every one of us can learn from these ‘extreme athletes’. Corporate and other leaders have much more in common with marathon and ultramarathon runners than is commonly thought!

 

The objectives of this course are:

  1. To understand the connection between leadership and successful marathon and ultramarathon races
  2. To better understand the challenges and pitfalls faced by corporate leaders as they are compared to the problems and pitfalls faced by marathon and ultramarathon runners

 

At the end of the course, you will know how to:

  1. See leadership at a deeper level by using marathon running as a comparison
  2. Identify areas of improvement in leadership seen against preparation for marathons and ultramarathons
  3. Better understand the pitfalls and mistakes faced by corporate or organizational leaders

SESSIONS

  1. Ultramarathon Lessons
  2. Pitfalls Runners And Leaders Face
  3. The Importance Of Support Teams
  4. Heading To The Finish Line

4

Sessions

65

Minutes

Mr. Simon Lim

Centre Manager, St Luke’s ElderCare

Dr. Tan Poh Kiang

Former President, HCA Hospice Care

 

Mr. Simon Lim

Centre Manager, St Luke’s ElderCare

Mr Simon Lim is an avid marathon and ultramarathon runner. He has been the Executive Director, ILTC Sector since July 2021. He was Centre Manager of St Luke’s ElderCare before then.

 

Dr. Tan Poh Kiang

Former President, HCA Hospice Care

During the course of his five-year tenure as President of HCA, Dr. Tan famously ran marathons to raise funds for the charity. In 2019, he ran a grueling 200km in 45 hours, raising more than $440,000 for HCA, before stepping down as its president.

Dr. Tan now continues to serve the community as a GP in a clinic in Beo Crescent. He is also the chairman of the Medifund committee of Jurong Health (Ng Teng Fong General Hospital).

simon-lim

Chief Content Creator
Chief Passionary Officer, Meta Consulting

12

Sessions

206

Minutes

ABOUT THIS COURSE

Gallup polls have shown that DISENGAGEMENT is a worldwide phenomenon. Maybe you can recognize it at your workplace?

  • Passionless, distracted staff members who drag their feet to work.
  • You’re caught between top leadership and staff.
  • The team you work with are back-stabbing competitors instead of friends.
  • Good staff are resigning because of impossible deadlines and KPIs.
  • People are being sacrificed at the altar of profitability (maybe you?).
If this is you and your workplace, then this course is for you!

Restore Passion, Pride and Productivity at your workplace through Emotional Engagement as we:

  • Identify dysfunction at the workplace;
  • Explore contributing factors of disengagement;
  • Understand Engagement Quotient; and
  • Discover 10 ways you can be a Leader who engages and energizes your Team.

SESSIONS

  1. The Cost of Disengagement
  2. Why Are Employees Disengaged? I
  3. Why Are Employees Disengaged? II
  4. The Impact on Disengaged Workers
  5. YOU are the Key to Change
  6. Eeks! Feelings?
  7. We are DNAed for Relationships
  8. Hey! I’m All Grown Up! Really?
  9. We are Made for Relationships
  10. Leadership Makes the Difference
  11. Engage the Team
  12. Improve Your Engagement Quotient

ABOUT THE COURSE MASTER

Dr. John Ng
Chief Passionary Officer, Meta Consulting

Dr Ng is Chief Passionary Officer, Meta Consulting, specializing in leadership development and hospitality consultancy. His expertise includes leadership coaching, team effectiveness and change management. He has over 25 years of consultancy and training experience with top corporations, academic institutions and NPOs. He also founded Eagles Mediation & Counseling Centre.

(*Billed annually)