Colors of Behavior – Psychology of Interpersonal Relations

What truly, truly drive people’s behavior and performance?

Tap into the Power of Colors of Behavior for Brilliant Communication and the Avoidance of Conflict

Success in life and at work is not always about how good you are with your work. Oftentimes, it is about how good you are with people. In short, success has a lot to do with people skills such as inspiring people, motivating others, building strong relationships and cohesive teams, managing conflicts, and more. That’s what study after study has found.

The most successful leaders are generally those who are extremely good with people and relationships. This is true not just of businessmen and social-political leaders but also conmen and gangsters!

In this course, you will learn about the factors that truly drive human behavior (the answers will surprise you!). Hence, you will also learn about what you can (vs. cannot) do in order to be really good at dealing with people.

Learning Objectives

Gain new and provocative science-based insights for the following objectives:

  1. Understand why people really think, feel, and behave the way they do
  2. Learn how to get along with people in much better terms
  3. Learn how to influence and inspire people, build relationships, and manage conflicts and differences
  4. Make the workplace a more meaningful and exciting place for you and everyone else
Course Outline
  1. Overview: What really drives and shapes human behaviour ?
  2. Overview: Why makes people think, feel, and behave the way they do?
  3. Why do so many people often seem so wrong to us?!
  4. Why conflicts often happen, and what we can do about it
  5. 2 common illusions: Illusion of consensus vs. illusion of uniqueness
  6. The way we reason: How rationality can help vs. harm us
  7. Personality: What most people still do not know about personality?
  8. Compare: Personality vs. character vs. attitude
  9. How are personality and character related to each other?
  10. Timeless rules of behavior: How people naturally react and respond?
  11. Improving relationships with customers, peers, subordinates, and superiors
  12. Human behavior: New perspectives from psychology and neuroscience
Who Should Attend
  • Leaders who want to learn how to build a more “psych-smart” culture at work
  • Leaders who want to know how to motivate people and build cohesive teams
  • Leaders who want to know how to optimize behavior and improve performance
  • Anyone who is keen to know why people think, feel, and behave the way they do

Lim How is a fascinating speaker with full of unique ideas and unusual experiences. He is such a captivating and inspiring instructor! ―Director of sales and marketing, Citibank Singapore

One of the most dynamic and experienced speakers I’ve seen. Lim How’s classes are so filled with new ideas that are both powerful and practical. ―Department manager and project head, IBM Singapore

If you want to learn any new and interesting ideas from psychology that can help you to be a better leader, thinker, or decision maker, you will find Lim How’s classes extremely beneficial. ―Director and mathematical engineer, Toyota Malaysia

I didn’t know there is so much more than one can learn from psychology to be a more effective leader. Lim How has proven me wrong.  ―CEO, Kellogg Malaysia

I never expected to learn so much from a two-day workshop until I attended two of Lim How’s classes! Amazing job and well done, Lim How!  ―Colonel, RSAF pilot

I enjoyed his classes thoroughly! Lim How is a very dynamic and knowledgeable speaker. ―Colonel, Singapore Armed Forces

What I like most about Lim How’s classes is that he doesn’t make things up. Almost every concept he presents is backed by science and research. And everything he teaches is so practical and applicable. Thanks, Lim How!  ―Senior scientist at A*STAR


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Lim How is a corporate trainer-consultant based in Singapore. He is a recognized expert in the broad fields of thinking skills, and human relations. A psychology graduate from Yale University, he has served various Fortune 500 companies such as Citibank, IBM, Kellogg’s, Toyota, and UBS, and has been frequently invited to share his expertise with business leaders in different parts of the world. While at Yale, he developed two executive programs that have been used by various MNCs to train their management teams and senior executives.

Lim How is an acclaimed author of three psychology books and an accomplished speaker. Lim How is also the author of three acclaimed personal and professional development books that can be used as platforms for corporate training. They are: (1) Psych Talk, (2) The Salience Effect, and (3) The Two Colors of Truth. Together, the three books have received strong endorsements from experts from Cambridge, Harvard, MIT, NYU, UCLA, and Yale.

His books have received strong endorsement from distinguished professors from top universities including Ellen Langer (Harvard), Edgar Schein (MIT), Emily Balcetis (NYU), and John Bargh (Yale). Witty and informative, Lim How’s books cleverly bring to life many important psychological insights based on fascinating psychological studies that make them a must-read for anyone who wants to understand why humans think, feel, and behave the way they do, and who wants to know how best to connect with or influence people.

A versatile and interactive speaker with the gift of provoking his audience both to think differently and to rethink their assumptions, Above all, he is best known for his usually lively, witty, and highly informative seminars and workshops. To date, he has conducted countless seminars and workshops to business audiences and the general public in various parts of the world, including Singapore, different parts of Asia, and USA.

Holiday Inn Atrium/ Holiday Inn Orchard/ Furama City Centre
30 Jul 2024


  9:00 am - 5:00 pm


1 Day


  S$ 500 (Nett)

Holiday Inn Atrium/ Holiday Inn Orchard/ Furama City Centre

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