TESTIMONIALS FROM PARTICIPANTS

It’s always great to hear that YOU enjoy our workshops.
Here is some of the feedback we’ve received from previous participants:

Feedback on STTS

“The feedback has been collectively positive. Participants felt that their time was exceptionally well spent and that the learnings in regards to integrating both head and heart in our daily working lives were important.

We will certainly join our voices to those of the participants in highlighting to colleagues throughout the business community the value of the STTS training to our business operations and planning.”

Hasnorimah Basari, Corporate Events Manager, The American Chamber of Commerce
“The workshop is very engaging. I have learnt a lot and will definitely apply what I’ve learnt at work, and even at home! The workshop is awesome!”
Linda Ong, PA to Senior Director, Ministry of Communications and Information
“I enjoy the courses conducted by STTS, as I feel inspired, motivated, revived and recharged. They will definitely enhance my success at work. Shirley Taylor and the trainers are full of energy and drive.”
Ivy Ng Chua Kim Choo, PA to Divisional Director, Ministry of Manpower
“I had so much fun at the training workshop. I’m really happy that I came to STTS. The right choice.”
Christina Low, Assistant Manager, Sembcorp Parks Management
“I had so much fun learning. STTS are THE BEST!”
Latha d/o Munigayyan, Executive Assistant, DSTA

Feedback on Shirley Taylor

“Thank you for your delivering your one-hour keynote ‘Rock Your Role In The Digital Workplace’ for our quarterly event. I’m very happy that your session went really well! Your humour and liveliness appealed to many and it was a joy to have you speak. With our tagline including ‘Human Touch’, it’s so great that you stress the importance of the human touch in all your workshops and keynotes. We must have you back again soon.”

Eileen Lee, Senior Administrator, Sales & Marketing and Assistance Services, Asia, International SOS

“Shirley, your keynote ‘Rock Your Role – How to Make a Difference at Work’ was well received with positive feedback. You were of high energy and engaging as always. The connecting the dots segment made everyone self-reflect and the video was inspiring. Of course, the best part was your customised EZ-Link rap, and our colleagues are asking if you can give us a copy so that they can refer to when they need an energy booster. Thanks very much again for the excellent session. We look forward to our continual partnership with you in the future.”

Georgina Chung, Human Resources, EZ-Link Pte Ltd, Singapore
“Shirley was engaging and full of energy throughout the entire session! There was a good balance of learning and laughter and she gave good examples to bring across her points. Shirley knows how to keep her audience engaged by making them participate in her session. Everyone who attended gave positive feedback.”
Muhammad Fareez, Assistant Manager, Health Science Authority
“motion organised a leadership conference and invited Shirley Taylor to give a keynote speech that was meant to inspire and motivate the delegates. What Shirley did was beyond expectations. She delivered a presentation that hit all the right notes with memorable takeaways that left an impact. We received praises from delegates who really enjoyed the session.”
Hajar Manaf, Creative Director at motion - the creative influence
“Shirley Taylor has very high quality standards for all her events. Her easy going and lively personality makes working with her easy and fun. I have great confidence in her organisational as well as people skills. She is magnanimous, and her generosity can be seen easily during any of her events. She is a good business partner and a great friend to have!”
Christian Chua, President of Asia Professional Speakers Singapore
“The tips and pointers are very relevant and easy to grasp. I can apply them tomorrow! The trainer is fun and engaging. It is hard to fall asleep, considering writing skills could be quite boring. Well done!
Teresa Wang, CPF
“Shirley was so warm and forthcoming with stories of examples of mistakes made writing emails. She highlighted on the pros and cons of grammar usage, language, tone. Keep the good work and help liberate writing as a fun and enjoyable experience.”
Margaret Santa Maria, Walt Disney
“Good interaction between speaker and participants.”
Ng Guat Lei Angie, SPRING Singapore
“Cheerful, lively, not a dull moment. We learnt up-to-date information.”
Doris Lim, Sembcorp Industrial Parks Ltd
“Shirley has been great keeping the class alive with her humour!”
Esther Chua, Merrill Lynch Global Services
“The magic of converting a boring subject into a lively, exciting, interesting and educational experience.”
Maria Kassova, Rose Sky Pte Ltd
“I thoroughly enjoyed the one-day workshop which helps me to better understand the fundamentals of being a great communicator. Shirley is an outstanding and inspiring presenter cum communicator. Thanks so much for conducting such an exhilarating workshop.”
Harry Foo, Senior Lecturer, Nanyang Polytechnic
“Finally I managed to attend your communication workshop today. I liked how it was organized and the fun way it was conducted. Your workshop was thorough and elegant down to the last detail. And it went really deep with me.”
Yang Wang, Senior Applications Scientist, Nanometrics Singapore
“Shirley’s enthusiasm and humour is fantastically amazing and entertaining. No falling asleep in this workshop!”
Low Ying Wai, Logistics Administrator, SABIC Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
“OMG!! This is the most superb and enjoyable seminar I’ve ever attended. Very educational and so many takeaways that I can put into practice immediately.”
Sulastri Yusorh, Assistant Manager, Allianz SE Reinsurance
“Thank you Shirley for bring back my enthusiasm in writing good letters and emails. You are a fantastic trainer.”
Suguna Ramasamy, Senior Assistant Director, Home Team Academy
“The most meaningful training I have attended, with the most ‘take-aways’!”
Lynn Wong Yoke Liang, Coca-Cola Singapore Beverages Pte Ltd
“It is fun. Very different from the other workshops I have attended. Participation was very good.”
Belinda Yeo, CIMB Securities Pte Ltd
“Wonderful. The best workshop I have ever attended. The trainer is very humorous.”
Yulin, Singapore Prison Services
“Shirley conducted the workshop in a lively and interactive way. Her high energy level had boosted the class spirit.”
Joanna Tan, Koher Power Systems
“It was very informative, useful, practical and definitely a “Must Attend”.”
Miki Khoo, Societe Generate
“I learnt that in replying to customer’s feedback and emails, learn to pronounce in full and not to take short cuts. It was effective learning in a fun way.”
Doris, Ikano Pte Ltd
“It helped me to improve other people’s impression of me as they will see me based on what I write.”
Ng Shi Yuan, CAAS
“This workshop helped me learn to use the points given by the trainer to write and communicate effectively so that we will be understood.”
Mary G.P, DSTA
“Shirley’s bubbly personality livens-up the session all the time. The books and the hands-on exercise give me a good kick-start to improve my writing skills. Thanks.”
Daryl Lim, Singapore Polytechnic
“It was a truly entertaining and fulfilling experience.”
Abdul Aziz, Ikano Pte Ltd
“Shirley Taylor was excellent in her presentation skills. I was able to follow her throughout the session. This workshop will help me to improve my communication, interpersonal and stress and time management skills.”
Jayanthie, National Security Coordination Secretariat
“Shirley, you are great. This is the best workshop I have ever attended.”
Angela Ong, Senior Secretary, ST Architects & Engineering
“I enjoyed Shirley Taylor as a trainer. She is very sharp, humorous and engaging.”
Dawn Ou, Admin Assistant, Trinity Methodist Church
“Shirley Taylor was very good with her presentation skills. She really knows her facts.”
Yvonne Chin, SMRT Corp Ltd

“I love the tone of voice and the accent of the trainer, Shirley. Very comforting and enjoyable. Very comprehensive notes/information provided. Nice seating arrangements. Many perks.”

Participant
“This has reaffirmed what I should do to improve myself at work. Been reminded to work more positively and better.”
Calin Chong, Executive Secretary, Infowave Pte Ltd
“I enjoyed Shirley’s real-life experiences and knowledge. She’s cheerful and was able to make the workshop lively. The workshop is very enjoyable. Keep it up!”
Faridah Taib, Higher Clerical Officer, NIE
“This workshop is very interesting, giving more knowledge for secretaries and Pas.”
Patricia Nin Lisawati, Secretary to MD, PT Indosat, Indonesia
“The trainer is very inspiring with her experiences, showing that with positive attitude you can make anything happen. Face ourselves, recognise our strengths and weaknesses and work on them. Step out of your comfort zone and make things possible.”
Siew Eng, Clerical Officer, IE Singapore
“This is a very interactive session and all topics are relevant to my daily work. Shirley really helps to make this workshop very enjoyable!”
Melissa Ng, Hilton International
“I am a very quiet person and your workshop forced me to communicate with the rest. I really enjoyed myself and just a little push that I needed.”
Ariana, School of the Arts, Singapore

Feedback on Marianna Pascal

“Marianna brings a lot of passion and finesse to her craft as facilitator. It is evident that she loves what she does and has great attention to detail with regard to participant experience and learning. She also brings in a lot of her own life experiences as an actor and other areas and shares generously the lessons she has learnt along the way with complete openness and authenticity. Our participants loved their interactions with her and left much more confident in their ability to present and speak to their audiences. Keep up the great work!”
Hema Majumder, HOD Learning, L’Oreal
“This workshop teaches me how to structure my conversation, especially with management.”
Neo Wei Jian, NIE
“This will help me to talk to my boss more confidently, and construct my conversation effectively.”
Zhu Hong, Management Support Officer, People Advantage
“Marianna is assuring and very engaging from start to end. It was a fun workshop and a very fruitful day for me.”
Angela Ong
“The role play and gesturing exercise was very useful and interesting. This workshop helped me to project more confidence, mentally prepare better before speaking and taught me how keep my speech short with 3 points. I also received good feedback on where I should improve eg. posture.”
Juliana Rahmad, ACI Worldwide
“Marianna was very interactive with us and quite a number of group activities were carried out during the workshop. This workshop has definitely helped to improve my confidence.”
Rachel Sia, Admin Executive, ARA Trust Management (Suntec) Pte Ltd
“I really felt my confidence improved and can be applied instantly when I deal with people, and I will practice the lessons that I learnt today. I enjoyed the workshop because there were ample discussions and sharing. The trainer is fantastic!”
Edwin Lim, Customer Service Executive, National Institute of Education
“I’ve enjoyed working with Marianna and STTS Training. Marianna’s workshop was excellent! It was very lively and interesting. She is able to engage the participants very well and make them willing to learn more. Marianna was also very attentive to each one of the participants to monitor their progress during the workshop. Overall, the workshop by Marianna and STTS met my expectations!”
Alan Tan, Training Specialist, Cameron

Feedback on Esha Batish

“Esha was very engaging and gave a lot of good tips to improve my communication skills.”

Participant, BNP Paribas Singapore
“Esha kept the minute writing workshop alive. She took the initiative to walk around the class to check on our work and help us out with our questions.”
Participant, NUHS
“Esha was energetic throughout the day. She is by far the best trainer in the trainings I’ve attended!”
Participant, Singhealth

“I loved that we had the opportunity to practice writing minutes, and that Esha gave us feedback on all our group presentations.”

Participant, Singhealth

“This workshop will help me in my daily work of writing minutes in a standard manner. Thanks Esha!”

Participant, NUHS

“Love Esha’s humour! There was good balance of teaching and interactive practice.”

Participant, Singhealth

Feedback on Christian Chua

“The workshop was enjoyable through Christian’s funny narrations of his experiences. It has helped me to understand how I can turn a difficult situation into a profitable one by applying techniques which were not difficult to understand. And most importantly the techniques were practical.”
Gayathri Dorairaj, IT Analyst, GIC
“Christian cited examples and tips that will be useful in daily work and to help people to improve their lives. I know it will ultimately improve my workplace harmony and teamwork by adapting my own behaviour and attitude.”
Ng Li Ling Tricia, Personal Assistant, Building and Construction Authority
“Christian is a motivator and stimulates our interest throughout the training. This workshop will help me to better deal with people and situations in a positive and tactful manner.”
Irene Tay, Assistant Manager, Nanayang Technological University
“Christian provided life examples and tips making the workshop more realistic and relevant for me. I feel re-energized and able to work with people more effectively when I understand and apply the different ways of asking, thus creating a win-win situation.”
Joyce Lim, Academic Staff, Republic Polytechnic

“Very good workshop. Very effective, humorous, qualified and good trainer.”

Participant
“An exciting workshop with a very high level energy trainer.”
Lynette Han, Nanyang Technology University
“I enjoyed myself and found the trainer very interesting and engaging. Keep up the good work Christian!”
Lee Yoke Foon, Capitaland Limited
“A two way communication workshop, fun and participants who attended won’t feel bored.”
Catherine Ler, Senior Executive - Finance, Schenker Singapore
“This workshop will not only help me at work but also in other situations – I will constantly remind myself to take a moment and decide what kind of outcome I want to have before I react. The real-life stories which were shared by Christian are inspiring and entertaining.”
Sharon Kow, Team Administrator, Energy Market Company
“I enjoyed the interaction with other participants, and working together for the group presentation.”
Jolina Wong, Programs Executive, IMF-Singapore Regional Training Institute (STI)