Coaching English Learners Case Study: Importance of Listening

Do you feel tongue tied in English (as your second or other language)?  I’d like to share a case study from a student (working professional in late 40s) I was working with just today. This is AMAZING.  A Motivational Coaching Conversation with a Language Learner Me (Coach): What is one of the communication challenges you […]

Who gets help from a cross-cultural business strategist?

Who gets help from a cross-cultural business strategist Answer: Since 2011, several categories of professionals have benefited from sessions with our cross-cultural and language experts at Authentic Journeys:   Virtual IT teams working across global boundaries. We help your teams communicate more effectively in daily StandUp meetings and in other interactions with clients and stakeholders in […]

Is the Term “Conference Call” Obsolete?

The other day I was reviewing a post from 2014 that used the term ‘conference call.’ As I was reviewing this post and debating on how to edit it, one of the biggest questions I had in my mind was,  “How common is the term conference call in 2020? And, how does this impact training […]

Everyone Gets Heard During Stand-Up and Remote Meetings

Helping make virtual team  meetings more productive Distributed teams attend stand up meetings by web conferencing, con-call or other online collaborative tools. These meetings can be attended in various ways. In some cases, the entire team sits in one room and calls in. In many more cases, however, people tend to call in from different places, as […]

Speak Up in Meetings with US Counterparts

Does your team feel shy or reluctant to speak up during daily stand up meetings, status update meetings or interactions with US counterparts?  Use some simple group discussion skills to enliven your meeting to encourage participation. Encourage Participation in Meetings With These Strategies Add the person’s name into the agenda As team members may find […]

Tips to Network at Conferences and Trade Shows

With over 20,000 attendees, almost 200 sponsors and probably another 100 speakers and panelists, the Silicon Slopes Tech Summit is ripe for networking. This is my second year in attendance. Amazingly I was able to recognize at least five people in the sea of humanity that I have met last year. Though there were some […]

BNI Networking Lessons to Land a US Client

As a start up selling your company’s products or services to potential and ongoing clients, it can be argued, is the responsibility of everyone working in the start up. Being able to do so is a crucial element to being able to not only get projects, but in getting better projects. The more team members […]


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