Lost in Translation

Cultural Competence

Avoid the verbal landmines that can cost you teams , vendors, sponsors, clients, and customers

Globalization has forever changed the work place and intercultural communication and cultural sensitivity are more important than ever. But are we really ready? How do we deal with the multitude of cultures we come in contact with? Take a humorous tour of what can happen when our work life intersects with different cultures and learn some strategies that will help you prevent costly mistakes.

Selected from 144 submissions worldwide to be presented at the 2012 International Toastmasters Convention

Content in this workshop has been approved for continuing education credits by:
• N.C. Project Management Institute
• N.C. Society of Human Resource Mgmt
And presented to the:
• International Toastmasters Conference

Society of HR Management
Coca-Cola WHQ
Duke University
State Bar of North Carolina

What Our Customers Are Saying

Don’t just take it from us, let our customers do the talking!

“I never realized that I should do so many things before delivering a speech – even in my own language!”

Bohai Development Geoscientist, ConocoPhillips China, Inc.

“Not only was your content relevant and interesting, but the students just cannot stop talking about how great you are. I have never seen a group of Communication students so enthusiastic about a guest speaker!”


Professor of Communication and Author, California State Univ. Long Beach

This workshop will help you:
• Improve relations with international customers, suppliers, and employees.
• Negotiate more effectively.
• Reduce chances for misunderstandings.
Typical audiences include anyone that works or depends on the global economy.

Workshop options:
1 HOUR – methodology.
2 HOURS – methodology and exercises.
3–4 HOURS – methodology, techniques, and application exercises.

Improving retention options:
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