What is The Process Like?
With all my clients I kick off using a very simple concept – Start With Yourself.
Being aware of your own culture and the different ways you communicate with the people around you is the key to understanding other cultures.
1. How do I know if your coaching is right for me?
Book a free 15-minute consultation via Zoom to discuss your needs and what you want to achieve. Then I’ll send you a proposal based on our discussion. If you are happy with the plan, we can start working together.
2. What are the main benefits of working on my intercultural communication skills?
Intercultural communication is vital in today’s globalized world because it helps individuals bridge cultural gaps, avoid misunderstandings, and build effective relationships with people from diverse backgrounds. These skills can be applied daily in both your personal and business life.
3. What can I expect to learn in an intercultural communication session/workshop?
We typically cover topics like self-awareness, cultural awareness, empathy, effective communication strategies, and tools to navigate cultural differences.
4. Do intercultural communication sessions/workshops focus on a particular culture or region?
Yes and no. We will explore universal lessons that apply to any culture or region, but we will also look at cultural differences relevant to the attendees’ own experience. A major part of the training is developing self-awareness of your own culture before looking at how to interact with others.
5. What if English is not my first language?
I have more than 20 years’ experience as an EFL (English as a Foreign Language) and ESOL (English as a Second or Other Language) lecturer. I have taught public speaking skills to school children, university students and business people from all around the world so I understand different cultural approaches to public speaking.