Overcome Culture Barriers Working Internationally
More than just the language - Understand the essential: differences in culture, communication, concepts, values and ways of working.
25+ years as international Manager / Director / Broker. 7 countries, 4 languages
So many topics to understand, accept and adapt to as well as entirely new concepts to absorb. Why? Different countries think, work, believe and feel differently on a whole range of items…
These webinars open your mind on how to overcome the obstacles you are guaranteed to meet.
You're a Managers or Team leader working in, or with, other countries. (Often with another culture and not your native language).
You need to understand, adapt and communicate effectively to create a positive and productive working relationship with the other country.
You need to feel comfortable, stimulate cooperation, inspire confidence and generate trust in a multilingual, multicultural group.
Understanding other countries culture and way of working is fundamental to a good, successful working relationship. You need to understand and adapt to succeed. Interaction can be difficult not because of skills (or lack of) but because of a different way of thinking and acting!
When the concept of an idea or project is totally unfamiliar, strange and never before heard of, it can make for serious distrust and dislike. Being able to see through and adapt to their (and your own) predeterminations and opening your mind can totally change the relationship.
Just taking the time and making the effort to learn about the other countries values, beliefs, priorities and vision on work, life and respect can make all the difference to personal, professional and business relationships.
Having delved into the specific cultural differences, respecting the values and beliefs and pinpointed areas of potential suspicion or distrust, you then put it all together in the way that best suits the country you are working with and results you wish to obtain.
Simplifying cultural differences
Exploring the different aspects you can find:
Operating with other values and beliefs / Reframing ways of working to take international customs into account
Developing effective international communication and creating trust
Focussing on the habits (and priorities) in the country you work with:
Managing coherently internationally
Analysing how to best survive and thrive:
International career development and wellness coach, author, speaker, radio/tv presenter.
A career country-hopping around the Atlantic and Mediterranean. From starting work in the International Press Centre in London, then creating my first company in the entertainment industry at age 32, after 10 exciting years I switched industry and moved into international real estate, coordinating a strong international team, brokering commercial real estate deals between owners, promoters and significant investors from many different countries around the world.
7 countries and 4 languages later - Midlife approaching, hungry for a dynamic change, I refocused my business experience, founding my current international career and wellness coaching business to help professionals shape and energise their own future, internationally.
The purpose of this coaching program is to share my experience and to help you overcome the culture barriers and challenges to embrace working internationally, so you too can understand, adapt, thrive and integrate; working more dynamically while expanding your international leadership opportunities.
- Creator of 'SCOPE' and the '4Fs' processes for career, fulfilment and holistic success.
- Author of ‘Unstoppable Goddess: Every Women’s Guide to Freedom, Fulfilment and Success’.
- UN Women's 2016-2017 Global Champion for Change @ Empower Women.
- Beyond the Bottomline and WomenUP Radio TV Presenter.
…On the personal front: Mum, Granny, ‘flattie’ owner, horse lover, ballet fanatic, hiker! Into castle renovations, sculpture, gardening, yoga. Drinking tea...
Active hands-on learning
This coaching program builds on live workshops and hands-on projects
Interactive and project-based
You’ll be interacting with other learners through breakout rooms and project teams
Learn with a cohort of peers
Join a community of like-minded people who want to learn and grow alongside you
4.00 pm - 5:00 pm UK time
Next cohort starting: Tuesday 13th June at 4.00 pm BST
Then: Thurs 15th, Tues 20th, Thurs 22nd.
Further cohorts this year:
September 19th - 28th
November 21st to 30th
2 hours per week
You will have homework as well as the webinars, and pre-work to complete!
Other optional projects to work on to go deeper and facilitate integration.
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