We are delighted to be a contributor to this fantastic 2024 China Business Guide with CBBC Team The China-Britain Business Council (CBBC) is delighted to introduce and launch their CBBC China Business Guide 2024. Recent years have been challenging overall for UK exporters, with the combination of global economic uncertainties, pandemic disruption, and geopolitical complexity having a […]
Effective leadership and self-confidence have become essential qualities for personal and professional success. One often overlooked but invaluable tool for developing these attributes is the mastery of presentation skills. The ability to communicate ideas clearly, engage an audience, and exude confidence can significantly impact one’s leadership capabilities and overall self-assurance. In this article, we will
As a coach, one of the most important aspects of my role is creating an environment where clients and workshop participants feel comfortable sharing ideas, asking questions, and challenging assumptions without fear of negative consequences. This state of being able to take interpersonal risks without fear of embarrassment, rejection or retribution is known as psychological safety.
I just wrapped up my last workshop of the year with the incredible team at China Southern Airlines in Guangzhou! It has been an absolute honor and pleasure to collaborate with such a talented group, helping them develop confidence, presentation skills and executive presence over the past two days. The enthusiasm and dedication displayed by
In today’s fast-paced business environment, an organization’s most important asset is its people. While strategy and technology undoubtedly play key roles, it is ultimately the skills, engagement and innovation of a company’s workforce that determine competitiveness and long-term prosperity. With this reality in mind, leadership must focus on continuously developing talent through supportive initiatives that
As 2023 draws to a close, now is the ideal time to reflect on the year that was and focus our energy on personal growth heading into the new year. The hustle and bustle of the holiday season presents an opportunity to pause, look inward, and evaluate where we have been while also planning where we want to go. Taking even just a few hours this month to refine our goals and commitments can help ensure 2024 is our best year yet.
I recently had the incredible opportunity to deliver a dynamic two-day Cross-Cultural Communication Workshop for the esteemed Xiamen Airlines. It was an honor to work with such a forward-thinking organization as they navigate the challenges of expanding their operations internationally. Today, I want to share some highlights from this engaging and enlightening experience! As Xiamen
Welcome to a new year full of endless possibilities! As we bid farewell to 2023 and embrace the exciting journey that lies ahead in 2024, now is the perfect time to reflect on our personal growth and set ambitious goals for the future. Whether you’re seeking career advancement, improved relationships, or simply a deeper sense
As a workshop coach and facilitator, adapting your training style to different cultural contexts is key. Whether working with multinationals in China, Southeast Asian firms expanding abroad, or any cross-border collaboration, an awareness of cultural nuances can make or break your events. Here is a step-by-step guide to designing culturally sensitive workshops based on my
Empowering Expats to Thrive in a New Environment: How Cultural Training Can Ease Business Assignments in China
Adapting to a new culture is challenging. As someone who has lived in China for over 20 years, I have seen many expatriates struggle with culture shock and difficulties integrating into Chinese society. That’s why I offer cultural integration workshops and coaching services to help ease the transition for foreigners coming to China. In my