30 Apr 2015

Soft Skills is a sociological term relating to a person’s “EQ” (Emotional Intelligent Quotient), the cluster of personality traits, social graces, communication, language, personal habits, friendliness, and optimism that characterize relationships with other people.  Soft Skills are usually believed to be inherent in an individual but; such traits could be successfully developed or infus...

30 Apr 2015

Author: Shah M. Siddiqui The 2014 awarded Nobel prize to the South Asian pair seems a purposeful action by the peace committee given the last year’s award to a non-human. While the criteria may change, the decision to pick the pair seems strategic. Malala sound good but Kailash hitherto the unbeknownst; the award remains dedicated to the oppressed and just as the deserving Kailash gettin...

30 Apr 2015

Author: Shah M. Siddiqui The 84 National Day on September 23 was celebrated with much festivities & pride in the entire Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This was also the time when Burger King decided to have free burgers for the entire week as a good faith gesture in solidarity with the national spirit. The announcement was made in the Riyadh Newspaper with a picture of the Chicken Burger a...

20 Apr 2015

Mindfulness is a term that is frequently used but rarely defined. Practicing true mindfulness encourages living in the present while it addresses the danger of distorted thinking.   Staying in tune both mentally and emotionally improves perspective to enhance personal a professional success. With our Improving Mindfulness workshop, participants will begin to identify their own patterns o...

20 Apr 2015

Team building is an important part of the work experience. It is not only applicable to your work life, but also transfers over to your personal and social life. When working with a team, it is important to fully engage yourself. One should take the time and proper steps, to become the best team member they can be. With our Team Building For Managers workshop, your participants will lear...

18 Apr 2015

Management must be effective for the success of any business. Unfortunately, it is all too easy to overlook the training and development of new managers. When you provide your managers and employees with the skills and tools they need, you will greatly boost morale and strengthen your organization. With our Developing New Managers workshop, your participants will understand the value of ...

17 Apr 2015

Customer service is a necessary position in the job world today. It helps companies give customers what they want and what they need. Although many customers can be difficult, with the right training, skills, and knowledge, any difficult customer can be handled properly and effectively. With a positive attitude, your employee can effectively deal with the most difficult customers and bot...

04 Jul 2013

On a quest to address every business training need, READ offers a gamut of training programs that becomes an opportunity for every organization difficult to pass. READ has a complete library of workshop-ready training programs for about 100 PLUS one-day soft skills courses: training manuals, slides, flip chart notes, handouts, icebreakers, activities, job aids, and assessment tools. All ...

14 Jul 2011

Shah Siddiqui, Managing Director, READ Academy Private Ltd. is a Training Consultant and Management Faculty. Based in Riyadh, Shah has 20 years of experience in the area of management sciences with extensive experience in financial management, strategic planning, organizing, presenting, communication, contract negotiation, and Islamic. Finance. As a faculty, Shah has taught courses in ec...

14 May 2011

Risk Management is now at the forefront of healthcare institutions and has become a fundamental component to protect patients, staff, business interests, and facilities.  It is also a driver for the development and growth of healthcare organizations’ through the better utilization of resources, increased satisfaction, and encouraging leaders to take calculated opportunities.  Knowing how...