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Assertiveness continued – Saying NO

Image courtesy of: https://seanwes.com A lot of people apprehend saying no to other people’s request when they are already busy with their own important work, especially in highly relationship oriented cultures. The main reason quoted is that saying no is … Continue reading

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Handling Difficult Conversations

Pressed Difficult Conversations from Rory C Trotter on Something Different HR Blog I agree with Rory that a managers’ ability to have these difficult conversations is key to an organization’s success. The thing is: easier said than done. So how … Continue reading

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BUSY stands for Because U Say Yes

I’ve decided to have a go at the old chestnut tree of time management. I conduct a lot of time management training programs and have found that most people blame others for being too busy my boss gives me too … Continue reading

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Ohayo Gosaimas Sta!

What a wonderful journey! Japan proved to be even more fascinating than I thought it would be. 10 amazing days… My wife and I had decided to focus on the Tokyo area as we had very limited time. We knew … Continue reading

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Japan

Konichoa! I had promised myself a few years ago to explore at least one new country every year. This year is Japan, or least a small chunk of Japan. We’re leaving tomorrow! Japan’s stereotypes have always fascinated me. Samurais, geishas, … Continue reading

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Our family’s expat story

From the Deccan Herald. Article by Tini Sara Anien Guillaume Gevrey came to Bangalore 13 years ago and his wife, Amelie, has been here in the country for a decade. The couple, who hail from France, has established deep connections … Continue reading

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5 Stages to Intercultural Competence

Becoming interculturally competent is a developmental process. No one is born interculturally competent and people don’t build this competence just because they live in a multicultural environment. The Developmental Model of Intercultural Sensitivity (DMIS) was first defined by Dr. Milton … Continue reading

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7 Tips for Effective Virtual Classrooms

I have been lucky to be involved in delivering virtual classrooms for the past 6 years. To be honest, I was not really convinced that this could be effective…until I started facilitating them. With over 200 virtual sessions delivered on … Continue reading

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Book Review – “Don’t Hire the Best” by Abhijit Bhaduri

I have finally found the time to read Abhijit Bhaduri’s “Don’t Hire the Best”. Since I am responsible for recruitment in C2C but never been formally trained to recruit, I always look forward to getting new insights. The title already … Continue reading

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C2C is organizing the first ever Kirkpatrick 4 Levels Evaluation in India

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