On 4th Sept, I was invited to serve as a committee member for the IUPT Asia-Pacific Centre, located in Kuala Lumpur. It certainly is a great honour and privilege for me to serve together with industry leaders such as KC See, Jonathan Low, Martin Mueller, Shirley Leong , Soo Hoo, Daphne Au, Ayappa Dass Kunnath, Dr Azeeza Jalaludee, and many more.
The International Union of Professional Trainers (#IUPT) is an independent international civil organization with noble goals serving the humanitarian community. It is specialized in representing international trainers by uniting their efforts and taking care of their affairs.
The Union has its headquarters in Nottingham, UK. It was established based on international laws and agreements and is officially registered in Britain with the number 13626306.
I like challenges, but don’t like competition. Does that make sense?
I notice I would get excited when I have a challenge to overcome but once there is a competitive element in it, I lose interest in the activity or task. I believe it’s because I just like to compete with myself.
If you are like me, know that this trait is helpful in negotiations. Yes, you read right. Good negotiators take a non-competitive strategy. They work for win-win so that all parties walk away satisfied with the results.
A collaborative method helps us work towards achieving common goals.
Whether you are naturally competitive or otherwise, you can learn these methods. These skills help you build and maintain important relationships, while achieving your long-term goals.