Maximizing Mental Agility

Productivity, Creativity & Critical Thinking

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5 Days

Introduction to the course

We all face obstacles, resistance, and doubts as we go through our personal and professional lives. Moreover, it also seems that the bigger the goal, the more hurdles crop up along the way. Some fold under pressure, but many others don’t; they thrive in difficult conditions, and develop the resolve to “soldier on” until they achieve their goals. They leverage their opportunities while overcoming risks, random setbacks, and active opposition. This training course provides essential tools and techniques to master your destiny, improve your resilience and motivation, and build mental toughness you need to achieve your goals.

This Maximizing Mental Agility training course will feature:

  • What Resilience Is, Why it’s important, and Why we all need it
  • How to Get Beyond Mere Coping and Survival, and Start Thriving
  • Creating a Purpose with Objectives and Plans to Achieve It
  • Specific Tools and Techniques to Identify and Manage Personal Risks and Opportunities
  • Identifying and Overcoming Obstacles and Resistance (yours and others)

Course details

By the end of this Maximizing Mental Agility training course, participants will be able to:

  • Develop their goals and the strategies with specific plans to achieve them
  • Identify and manage the risks and opportunities on their path to achievement, contentment, and satisfaction
  • Create a personal support and resource system and a network of allies
  • Find and promote the inner strength and resolve to overcome obstacles, setbacks, opposition, and resistance (theirs and others)
  • Identify and apply selected methods to thrive in the face of rapid change, risk and uncertainty to achieve their goals, whatever these may be

This Maximizing Mental Agility training course will use a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension, and retention of the information presented.

This includes:

  • Explanation of techniques, tools and concepts
  • Analysis and discussion of case studies
  • Scenarios and role-playing exercises between participants
  • Questionnaires, exercises, worksheets, tools and techniques using participants’ actual situations
  • Presentation, comparison and discussion of participants’ own personal and professional experiences

This Maximizing Mental Agility training course is suitable for a wide range of people who want to achieve anything, great or small, including but not limited to:

  • Executives and Managers in all types of organisations, functions, and levels
  • Leaders and influencers in all areas, including government and non-profits
  • Professionals in all fields of endeavor
  • Entrepreneurs and Business Owners
  • Artists, Writers, Trainers, Inventors, Scientists, and anyone else working as creators and innovators

Daily Agenda

The Big Picture
  • The Nature, History, and Philosophy of Resilience
  • Inner Strength: The Psychology of Resilience and Motivation
  • The Basic Toolkit: Resourcefulness and Inner Strength
  • Finding Purpose, Setting Goals, Creating Plans
  • Mitigating and Avoiding Threats and Risks: Managing Vulnerabilities, Random Setbacks, Obstacles, Resistance, and Opposition
  • Leveraging and Enhancing Opportunities: Strategy and Positioning, Strengths, Alliances, Supporters, and Multipliers
Life as Adventure
  • The Circle of Life: Understanding and Appreciating Life’s Cycles and Phases
  • The Hero’s Journey: Using Myth and Literature as Inspiration and Motivation
  • This Day in History: Enhancing Resilience through Historical Perspective and Understanding
  • Walk a Mile in Another Man’s Shoes: Seeing the World from Anothers Point of View
  • Where you are, and where you want to go?
  • How to be your own hero in your life’s adventure?

Frequently Asked Questions

There are no prerequisites. Our courses are open to students of all backgrounds who are 18 years of age and older. All courses are conducted in English. Video lectures include English subtitles and the option to slow-down, pause, or replay lectures for better retention. Discussion boards are a critical component of each of our courses; therefore, we suggest students have a conversational knowledge of English when pursuing a Certificate of Completion. For any of the art writing courses, students need to be 100% proficient in written English.

You should have an up-to-date web browser such as: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. For more detailed information, please see the guides for supported browsers and basic computer specifications. Our Online Courses can be accessed on a mobile or tablet device, although we strongly encourage you to have access to a desktop or laptop computer and reliable internet connection for certain course components. Former students have told us it is easiest to read discussion threads and complete written assignments on a laptop or desktop computer.

Registration is available on our website. Just follow these simple steps: Click the “Apply Now” button in the top right corner of your screen. Select “Online Courses.” Choose your course(s). You will be asked for basic contact information and your credit card payment. We require full payment at the time of registration and all tuition is billed in US dollars. Be sure to check with your bank or credit card company, as your financial institution may charge a foreign transaction fee.

Our classes are kept small, at no more than 30 students, to better facilitate and encourage personalized interaction with the instructor and fellow participants. Your classmates come from all over the globe and contribute their global perspectives and experience. Some are currently working within the arts while others are just beginning. All classmates share in their passion for the art world.

It is recommended that you begin your course promptly. If you do need to start the course a few days late, contact your instructor as soon as possible after the course has opened to discuss your options. Registration closes on the Friday after the course begins.

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Course customization available
Course customization available

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