Adrian Chong has more than twenty-five years of experience in training, sales, general management and entrepreneurship. Specializing in team and organizational effectiveness, Adrian helps individuals, teams and organizations achieve bottom-line results and become measurably more vital.
Adrian is among a select few globally who has been personally trained by the world renowned “Godfather of Influence”, Dr Robert Cialdini, to conduct the Principles of Persuasion (POP) Workshop. He has extensive experience teaching critical skills to organizations ranging from government institutions to global corporations in the Philippines, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand, India, Indonesia, China and Japan.
Adrian is a dynamic speaker who consistently impresses his clients with his engaging facilitation skills and his passion for personal development. His experience coupled with his charismatic presentation and good sense of humor account for clients requesting his return again and again.
Some of the organizations he has worked with are Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, Citibank, AIA, DBS Bank, Roche,Oracle, Cisco Systems, IBM, SingTel, PUB, Singapore Prison Service, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, NUS, MINDEF, Ministry of Social and Family Development and the Ministry of Education.
Adrian received his Master of Industrial and Organizational Psychology and Management of Human Resources from Baruch College, City University of New York and was selected to the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society for his academic achievements. He also earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore and holds an Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment.
What Dr. Cialdini says about Adrian Chong:
“Adrian Chong is an impressive man. He has an intellect that is both quick and deep. In addition, he possesses a warm and welcoming personality that causes people to like him immediately. Finally, he is an excellent communicator of ideas. This combination of traits is perfect for a workshop leader. I am very glad to have him as a Cialdini Method Certified Trainer.”
–Dr. Robert Cialdini, Author, CEO, and President of INFLUENCE AT WORK
What others say about Adrian Chong:
“FUN, refreshing course regarding persuasion. Opens up your world towards ethical persuasion.”
–Eileen Tan, Health Promotions Board
“The course is very well structured and had very practical application for many situations and aspects of work and even life. I am glad to have attended this course.”
–Brendan Pang, Financial Consultant, NTUC Income
“The workshop is so engaging and the knowledge is super applicable to not just work but also to everyday life. Mr Adrian Chong has made the workshop very interesting with his coaching and facilitation skills.”
–Kristen Guo, Manager, Health Promotions Board
“The team appreciated the training very much and a lot has to do with your engaging style. You’re probably one of the best local trainer I have seen! I am especially impressed on how you handled questions. Always gets the question correctly, answers to the point and know when to defer the answer so as not to waste time. Excellent!”
–Ms Ho Siew Fay, Director, Professional Services, Asia Pacific at Cisco Systems
“Thank you Mr. Adrian for the wonderful and engaging workshop. Well done. You are excellent!”
“POP was an excellent mix of theory and practical real-life application. I would recommend it to anyone who wants to get people to say “yes””
—Calvin Foo, Head of Partnership Academy at AIA Group
“Fantastic programme and well paced. Adrian is very engaging and knowledgeable”
–Lim Kian Hong, Lead Biological Data Analytics, Asia Pacific at Syngenta Asia Pacific Pte Ltd