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Client Calls, Small Talk, Clearing Requirements Doubts: Words from Our Clients

Outcomes from Our Sessions Noted By Participants Just Like You!  See the video on Vimeo.  Video Transcript: It was nice to interact with Jennifer on the Q&A session. The session deals with how we can handle the clients during the business call. She’s having a bundle of practical tips and suggestions which we can adopt […]

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I Know English, But Can’t Have a Conversation with an American!

Meet Rakhesh, a typical Keralite who grew up studying in a Malayalam medium school, started using English while in college, and has been struggling for the past 30 years to improve his conversational skills with his foreign counterparts. Read his profile, and listen to the video below for my suggested remedies which we applied in […]

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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 […]

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We hired a language and culture trainer for our team in India!

We hired Jennifer to give English accent training for some of our employees working on virtual teams. After few sessions we realised accent training is a just tip of the iceberg of the expertise she is having. We included more people and more topics (US Travel Preparation, Sales Training, Virtual Teamwork) to the training program. […]

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Culture and Language Consulting for Sales Teams in India

Suyati Techologies was featured in the Building Global Teams: 2014-2015 Authentic Journeys Chronicle of Projects and People. Suyati Techologies with offices in the U.S.A. (Forest Park, Illinois), Europe (Laatzen, Germany) and India engages with clients worldwide. Suyati Techologies develops software in a cost-effective way for small and medium companies by leveraging the best technical and […]

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Lessons from “Conflict Management Training and Coaching Sessions”

The quotes in this post are participant feedback from a one day conflict management session delivered to IT professionals in Kochi, India.  Participants were asked, “After attending this session, how can you prevent and/or resolve conflict?” To prevent conflict, we have to respect others and their decisions. Take into account everyone’s opinions.  I should be […]

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How US Culture Training Helps Us Work Better with American Clients

In a recent two day U.S.A. Cross-Cultural training program hosted by Authentic Journeys, the following question was asked:  How Does Culture Training Help Us Work Better with US Clients? [Answers below are given word for word from the feedback forms.]  The session was to inform us about the US culture and the basic differences in Indian […]

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Differences AND Similarities: India & US Business Culture

One of the main reasons professionals opt for cross cultural training is to understand what differences (and hopefully similarities) exist between their culture and the host country so as to avoid misstep, offending the other person, and to be able to relate with their international business associates in a culturally sensitive way. Not only does […]

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9 Lessons on Being a Public Speaker

Book Review By Guest Blogger: Hari KT   Jennifer Kumar was kind enough to share the book Paid to Speak, Best Practices for Building a Successful Speaking Business. I would like to share with you some of my understandings and thoughts on the same.  Preparing Before Delivery  Expect the unexpected. You should always remember this. It’s […]

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5 Reasons Your Team Needs Cross-Cultural Training

Authentic Journeys has provided cross-culture training, global business coaching, destination services and a myriad of other virtual team building solutions to over 4,500 professionals on international teams since 2011. The excitement during the sessions is only surpassed by some of the encouraging feedback we have received. Based on this feedback, I am sharing a few […]

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