THINK F.A.S.T. ™ – Making effective decision for dramatic impact
“Our brains can often decide well in seconds or minutes, depending on the time frame we set as appropriate for the goal we want to achieve.” Antonio Damasio
Today’s businesses are driven by a result-orient and knowledge-intense environment, that is time-bound. Your ability to think swiftly and become aware of the situation you are in will allow you to come up with workable solutions that help resolve the issue or problem at hand. Many of the problems that we face requires a swift solution so as not to escalate the situation. In this workshop you will learn how you can train yourself to think swiftly and accelerate the pace of your solution finding skills. By becoming a swift thinker you could come up with a new range of ideas or solutions and make quicker decisions. Swift thinking shows you how you can create a pragmatic and practical thinking system that will enable your team and you to perform productively and achieve your intended result within the deadline given. When you generate the process of swift thinking you are able to shave of the unnecessary information and noises that clutters your clarity and create powerful new ideas, make better decisions faster and solve problems in just a few minutes instead of mulling through for hours.
Swift thinking engages the principle established in the acronym F.A.S.T. This means – Focus on the Big Picture; Assess the Situation you are in; Source for the solution and Trust your instincts. In this workshop you will be trained to use the F.A.S.T method to become an effective Decision Making.
By the end of the workshop you will be able to:
- Understand the theory and structure of Swift Thinking
- Hone your skills of Situational Awareness
- Understand the Four step swift thinking cycle
- Nine ways to speed up you thinking process and act swiftly
- How to beat procrastination that stifles your thinking process
- Neutralizing barriers to your thinking process
- Learning to use F.A.S.T to generate ideas and solutions
What you will cover in this action oriented one day workshop
- Identify and appreciate the various components of Swift Thinking
- How to become more situationally aware
- Reframing problems swiftly
- Improving your swift thinking by asking the right questions
- Understanding the objective of F.A.S.T
- How to use F.A.S.T to generate ideas and solutions
This is a high-impact result oriented workshop consisting of very short concept sharing followed by group discussion, individual reflection, and focusing attention to specific problem solving puzzles that the trainer will challenge you throughout the workshop. There will also be short video presentation to demonstrate critical thinking throughout the ages.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This course is suitable for Supervisors, Managers and General Staff who seeks to make a difference in their contribution to their organisation.
“Daniel has presented well and kept a diverse group focused on task and time. I thoroughly enjoyed this workshop and feel that I am leaving with many insights and applications.”
– Manager, Jurong Town Council
“Daniel was a committed and passionate instructor. Our skills will improve thanks to your strategies.”
-Senior Executive, HP Services
“Extremely eye-opening and amazing course! Thank you Daniel!”
–Senior Manager, Alexandra Hospital
“I feel highly motivated after attended Daniel’s class. I feel that the THINK F.A.S.T.™ concept is very effective and I am energize to contribute more to the organisation after attending the course”
ABOUT THE TRAINER
Daniel Theyagu has been a corporate trainer and performance evaluator since 1989 and has conducted training for more than 500 organizations with his participants coming from more than 100 countries.
In his line of work, Daniel has specifically designed and delivery training programs for large MNCs, statutory boards, civil service and various non-profit organizations. His clients include – SPF, HDB, LTA, MOM, MHA, MINDEF, AVA, CPF, SAF, RSAF, RSN, DSTA, DSO, Singapore Supreme Court, The Law Society, SGH, Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Gleneagle Hospital and many more. At an international level, Daniel has trained people from more than 30 countries including – Mauritius, Malaysia, Indonesia, Maldives, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Kazakhstan, Russia, Estonia, Sweden, Finland, Holland, Norway, UK, USA, France, Germany, India, Pakistan, Nigeria, Kenya, Gabon, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Bangladesh, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Laos, Mongolia and Thailand.
Daniel designed and delivered customize training program in areas of leadership, conflict resolution, negotiation skills, emotional intelligence, creative thinking, critical thinking, systems thinking, speed reading and memory enhancement. As a keynote speaker in conferences and seminars, Daniel is well known for his light-hearted and humorous approach to training by using metaphors and parables and engaging his participants actively throughout his training program.
Daniel Theyagu is the author of five books which includes ‘Making Memory Work for You’, Guide to Success in Studies without Tears or Fears’, ‘Developing True Leadership Potential’ etc and has written more than 300 articles that have been published in Straits Times and other magazines and journals. Daniel also regularly conduct radio talk shows with 938 Live [Singapore] and his workshops are featured regularly in the newspapers that attracts wide variety of participants.
As a keynote speaker in conferences and seminars, Daniel is well known for his light-hearted and humorous approach to training by using metaphors and parables and engaging his participants actively throughout his training program. He is also the adjunct lecturer with Singapore Institute of Technology and Nanyang Technological University. He is also the course chair for Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility for SIM University.