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Heart & Mind of Leadership

What if you could "live" a different life for three days and "experience" a different side of yourself?

Date: 7th to 11th October

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D.P. Raman, USAID

The program has provided me a wonderful opportunity to look into myself, feel other’s feelings to build relationships and connect myself with the other people. I believe with these in practice and giving a space in communications, I will be achieving more. The content is excellent. The approach of delivering and building skills is very practical and will remain with me. Finally I can feel a leader inside me who can serve for results.
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Rajesh Pathak
Business Consultant

Phone: 981 346 1049
Email : kabuleader@gmail.com

Training > Personal Competencies and Interpersonal Effectiveness
Training Programme for Professionals

Introduction and Objectives

Technical and functional skills as well as content knowledge are basic requirements but these alone are not sufficient to compete in today’s world of work. Increasingly, personal awareness and interpersonal communication skills are becoming essential for professional as well as personal effectiveness.

This training, on the personal development side, will provide you with insights to realize your optimum potential and equip you with the skills to actualize it. On the interpersonal side, it will make you understand which crucial role you play in creating the other’s response and it will help you in getting desired behaviours from others.

The objectives of the training course are:

  • To enhance your self-insight and make you aware of your strengths and weaknesses
  • To improve skills in communicating and interacting with others
  • To master the genuine influencing skills by understanding how we create the responses that we get from others
  • To enhance self-learning power and the ability to adapt to a fast-changing environment


  • Interactive presentations and lively lecture sessions
  • Brainstorming in subgroups and plenary
  • Group work followed by discussions
  • Individual reflection exercises
  • Exercises based on practical examples and experiences
  • Role-plays on the basis of real-life scenarios
  • Games to enhance energy and creativity
  • Action Planning


  • Theoretical background: Emotional Intelligence
  • Core Quadrants: on personal qualities, pitfalls, allergies and challenges
  • Basic communication skills: empathetic listening, assertive speaking, open questioning and profound silence
  • The art of feedback
  • Tension/conflict management: on the basis of Kilmann’s and Leary’s models
  • Self management and time management skills
  • Thinking and decision-making skills
  • Negotiation skills

Target Participants

Junior to mid-level professionals including administrative/finance staff.

Course Facilitators:

This program will be led by Miriam Lindwer from the Netherlands and co-facilitated by Rajendra Manandhar.

About the facilitators:

R. Manandhar is a professional trainer, executive life coach and psychological counselor. With two decades of leadership and managerial experience in international organizations under his belt, he has been helping people better develop their personal and professional excellence for the last seven years. His programs have touched the lives of hundreds of people, who claim to have been positively transformed following their participation.

While leading Kabule-the Wise Leader and NLP Nepal Catalyst for Transformation, he is the focal person in designing and delivering trainings particularly on leadership, management and team building exercises. He is also a certified NLP trainer from ICTA and Makani Academy (Denmark and Cyprus). He has received trainings on inspiring leadership, Gestalt, mindfulness and Positive Psychology from internationally reputed trainers.

He has also been a regular columnist in several magazines on leadership and personal development. He has contributed to Yubamunch monthly youth digest for two years; and at present he has been contributing to The Himalayan Times (Nepal’s No. 1 English daily) as a columnist of the ‘Leadership League’ since 2010.

Manandhar has been a Buddhist monk for five years studying and practicing Buddhism in Thailand. He is studying Eastern philosophy and practicing yoga and meditations.