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Breakthrough Influence

Skills and Strategies for Leaders

November 27, 2019 | 9 AM to 5 PM | Joy~Nostalg Hotel & Suites Ortigas Manila

Program Description

Go beyond inspirational. Be influential.

Influencing Skills and Strategies is a one-day workshop that teaches proven behavior change strategies through structured learning experience (SLE) activities. This program offers a powerful model for behavior change, whether you manage a team of ten or 10,000. Participants will be able to recognize their own influencing style and of others, develop an influencing strategy, use influencing strategies to inspire and persuade others, apply these strategies in the workplace, and adopt influencing styles in different situations. 

Course Outline

  • Manipulation vs. Inspiration (Price/Fear/Peer pressure)

  • Discipline of HOW & Consistency of WHAT

  • Three Degrees of Certainty

  • Discovering your Influencing Styles 

  • Discerning Tipping Points

  • Behavioral Change Models

  • The Golden Circle: Know WHY. Know HOW. Then WHAT?

Your Facilitator

BORIS JOAQUIN is one of the country's top-ranked corporate trainers on leadership and other people skills. 


Boris is the president and CEO of Breakthrough Leadership Management Consultancy, Inc., founder of the Project Purpose Team, Inc., and a registered Investors in People (UK) specialist.


A management and marketing professional, Boris was involved in various industries both local and international for more than two decades.


As corporate trainer, management consultant and executive coach, Boris has served organizations in the Philippines, Asia, and the Middle East, providing assessments and consulting services to help organizations improve their people management processes, learning events and workshops on strategic management and leadership, and executive coaching for executives and managers who want to grow in their organizational leadership and management.


Boris has been a contributing writer and columnist on career and leadership for Philippine Daily Inquirer, Philippine Star, Inquirer Libre, and has written regularly for He has served as anchor for the career and lifestyle section of Rappler Talk of, and Top Brass for He is currently the editor-in-chief of the People Manager magazine of the People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP). 


Boris has authored two well-received books, Practical Wisdom to be Happy at Work, and Project Purpose: Find Your Why to Find Your Way.


"Love the insights and how everything was presented by Boris.

Change is hard but needed. One must know his or her own influencing style and how to use it with the people we want to influence. We must practice being flexible to use it."


Mark Robe Lao Corpuz

Deutsche Knowledge Services Pte. Ltd

"The application of influencing style is helpful to different situations either at work or at home.

I want to be a successful influencer at the workplace."


Reny E. Martinez, Assistant Manager,

Tollways Management Corporation

Who Should Attend

  • Business and Executive Leaders, HR/OD heads

  • Managers, Supervisors, Officers and Team Leaders

  • Sales, Customer Service, Front-liners

  • Anybody who needs to influence the thoughts and actions of another individual

  • People who would like to help change the world 

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