What are your intercultural communication challenges?

What are your intercultural communication challenges? I asked participants this at a recent workshop. Here's some of theirs: Time (too many messages to respond to, not enough time)Conflict (wanting to avoid this or not knowing how to handle it)Different perspective (trying to understand these)Laugh (would like to make people laugh, but can be difficult)Message (making … Continue reading What are your intercultural communication challenges?

2019 Logeion CDay

On 20 June 2019, I attended the Logeion CDay near Utrecht, the Netherlands. The Hague University of Applied Sciences, where I work part time, was one of the sponsors of this event for around 800 communication professionals from around the Netherlands. My "fasterclass" session was on intercultural communication - Communicating with non-native Dutch speakers in the Netherlands and beyond.

The Road to the TEDx Stage Masterclass Amsterdam

The Road to the TEDx Stage  Exclusive Event Masterclass, TEDx Panel and Boring to Brilliant Book Launch Barbara Rogoski, Senior TEDx speaker coach, invites you to her exclusive event where you can learn the insider secrets for how YOU can bring your story to the TEDx stage. By attending, you will: join a masterclass to learn the … Continue reading The Road to the TEDx Stage Masterclass Amsterdam

Citizen Journalism

As part of my MICM (Master in International Communication Management), this week my Media Relation s module is focussing on Citizen Journalism.  You can read about it in depth here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Citizen_journalism This is a really interesting concept in terms of how it has exploded in the last decade with the increasing availability, affordability and quality of … Continue reading Citizen Journalism

New Toastmasters communication and leadership group – HUT (The) Hague University Toastmasters

In the past, I've been a member of Toastmasters and found it to be a fantastic way to improve my speaking and leadership skills and confidence.  I started as a member of the Young Achievers Toastmasters group in Brisbane, way back in the late 90's, and still have some friends today from that club.  One, … Continue reading New Toastmasters communication and leadership group – HUT (The) Hague University Toastmasters

5 Valuable Tips for Better Business Communication

Every day, business professionals communicate with everyone from co-workers to managers, business partners, suppliers, employees, customers and others. Communication is critical not only for your personal career, but also for the success of your business as a whole. Whether in person, over the phone, via email or on social media, the way you communicate will … Continue reading 5 Valuable Tips for Better Business Communication