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21 June 2019
Weekly Newsletter
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5 Tips for Virtual Collaboration
Virtual collaboration holds amazing promise, but it comes with its own unique challenges, especially for leaders whose previous experience has been mainly with co-located teams. Various studies have shown that it is more difficult to get virtual teams to bond, harder for informal leaders to emerge, tougher to create genuine dialogue, and easier for misunderstandings to escalate.

Our learning programs focus on developing the skills to overcome these challenges. In our Borderless Collaboration course, we share five tips for virtual collaboration. Click below for our top 5 tips.

INFOGRAPHIC: 11 Tips on How to Sell to China
China is the world’s largest economy and at the same time, the world’s fastest growing consumer market. The opportunities are enormous – but the job of selling to the Chinese is complex, both culturally and logistically. Here are a few pointers for newcomers to the market.
Top 10 Tips on Getting Ready for Life as an Expat
Preparing to start a new life abroad is both exciting and stressful. Wading through the admin of renting out your house, sorting medical issues, finding schools for children, redirecting mail and so on is one thing, but preparing emotionally is something completely different. Here are our top 10 tips on getting ready for life as an expat.
6 Ways a Lack of Cultural Awareness Impacts
Workplace Productivity Everyday
Have you ever sat in a meeting cringing inwardly over the awkward silences? Perhaps, though, those silences aren’t awkward to your Japanese colleagues. Your Italian counterparts may have been simply enjoying a bit of debate. You Chinese team members may not seem to have any original ideas because they can’t get a word in and they think it’s rude to interrupt.

A golden rule of working in a multicultural environment is never to assume that something you say has been understood, or interpreted in the way you want it to be. To get the results you want, as well as maximum productivity and happy teams, you need to have cultural awareness and be endlessly adaptable.

Ebook series
By Terence Brake

As part of our ongoing commitment to the development of borderless working strategies, Terence Brake, our Head of Learning and Innovation, has written a series of insightful books.

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