Communications

How to “Do Your Homework” in International Business Relations by Gurjeet Chima | TCP Growth
How to “Do Your Homework” in International Business Relations by Gurjeet Chima | TCP Growth 150 150 Angeli Maduli

😉 Here are some tips for negotiating internationally With our ever-growing network through the use of technology, we deal with international businesses more and more. Gurjeet Chima, the AVP for International Markets at Penske Media Corporation, shares her tips on how to “do your homework” for international business negotiations. 💡 Know your partner and competitors.…

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How to Manage Asian Clients in a Western Corporate Setting | The Digital Diplomat
How to Manage Asian Clients in a Western Corporate Setting | The Digital Diplomat 150 150 Angeli Maduli

🤝 Here’s the secret to doing business in Asia Doing business in a foreign country is not a new concept. What’s new with it is the new technologies made available to us that help us be connected to wherever we want in the world. Physical distance is no longer an issue for someone to pursue…

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How to Build Confidence for Personal Branding with Barbara Gonzales | Influencing Up
How to Build Confidence for Personal Branding with Barbara Gonzales | Influencing Up 150 150 Angeli Maduli

😏 Do you have confidence in your personal brand?  This week’s episode of #InfluencingUp with Lashley Pulsipher talks about how to build your confidence for your personal branding. In the previous episode, they tackled its importance. But where and how do you start your personal branding? Starting your personal brand can be an overwhelming task.…

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TCP Live 2021: How to Build Relationships in a Diverse Culture
TCP Live 2021: How to Build Relationships in a Diverse Culture 150 150 Angeli Maduli

🤫 Here’s a tip to build more relationships in a diverse culture Starting new relationships can be exciting or scary to some. But we have to admit, when we make new connections, especially with different cultures, it could be a little bit more challenging because we have to be mindful of what we say and…

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How to Ask Questions Like A Diplomat with Jan Kot | The Digital Diplomat with Tony Abad
How to Ask Questions Like A Diplomat with Jan Kot | The Digital Diplomat with Tony Abad 150 150 Angeli Maduli

🤐 Do you find it difficult to ask questions? Children are so curious about everything and always ask questions like “What is that?” or “Why is it like that?”. In a study done by Harvard Business Review mentioned in a Forbes article (2021), adults estimate that their conversations with children are made up of 70-80%…

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Global Mindset: Wisdom for a Globalized World by Lashley Pulsipher | Bites | TCP Growth
Global Mindset: Wisdom for a Globalized World by Lashley Pulsipher | Bites | TCP Growth 150 150 Angeli Maduli

✈️ Are you ready to #GoGlobal? #Globalization and new technologies allow us to transcend barriers and connect with more people all around the world. This gives us the chance to learn more about cultures and see new perspectives that can help us grow as an individual and as a leader. But having a #globalmindset comes…

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Gaining Trust by Giving Time by Shiela Cancino | TCP Growth
Gaining Trust by Giving Time by Shiela Cancino | TCP Growth 150 150 Angeli Maduli

🕧 Have you shared your #time with your workmates today? Our online work environment has made us become multitaskers– having multiple tabs open or attending two meetings at once. This had us very focused on finishing tasks and it made us forget about the “human” aspect of working because of our screens. Shiela Cancino, the…

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Acquiring a Persona for Social Media by Jan Kot | TCP Growth
Acquiring a Persona for Social Media by Jan Kot | TCP Growth 150 150 Angeli Maduli

🎭 Do you have a #persona on social media? Jan Kot, the Executive Advisor for China Media and Cultural Programs for TCP Growth, shared in her last video the different platforms that you can use if you want to explore the Chinese market through social media. This time, she shares with us the importance of…

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Secrets to Level Up Your Remote Leadership Skills by Margot Ling
Secrets to Level Up Your Remote Leadership Skills by Margot Ling 150 150 Angeli Maduli

📈 It’s time to level up your remote leadership skills now!  The pandemic and popularity of workplace digital tools have led us to transfer all office skills that we know into remote skills. Leaders aren’t spared from this. Leading a team through screens and handphones had been a challenge. But since we have been here…

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How to Build Rapport w/ Johnny DeBrito | Influencing Up with Lashley Pulsipher
How to Build Rapport w/ Johnny DeBrito | Influencing Up with Lashley Pulsipher 150 150 Angeli Maduli

🥳 The long wait is over. TCP Growth’s newest show is here! The first episode of #InfluencingUp with Lashley Pulsipher features Johnny DeBrito, a Luxury Realtor and Hospitality Sector Advisor, where they talked about the importance of building rapport and lasting relationships to improve executive presence.  Here are some of the tips that they shared:…

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How to Identify & Hire a Reliable Remote Worker w/ Alessandra Marra | The Remote Trends with John Ho
How to Identify & Hire a Reliable Remote Worker w/ Alessandra Marra | The Remote Trends with John Ho 150 150 Angeli Maduli

🤔 What qualities do you look for in hiring remote workers?  If you’re a business or an organization trying to expand your brand globally, it’s important to have someone from that country inform you of the important information you need. That future team member may have to work remotely because of the physical distance.  If…

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Episode 4: How to Build Remote Executive Presence with Lashley Pulsipher | The Digital Diplomat with Tony Abad
Episode 4: How to Build Remote Executive Presence with Lashley Pulsipher | The Digital Diplomat with Tony Abad 150 150 Angeli Maduli

👩‍💻 Here are three tips to improve your executive presence Executive presence is a skill necessary for effective leaders. It’s about your character and personality that allows you to be a confident leader to your subordinates and a trustworthy person to your seniors. This can easily be seen in face-to-face interactions. But how do you…

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Cultural Differences in International Business Negotiations by Gurjeet Chima
Cultural Differences in International Business Negotiations by Gurjeet Chima 150 150 Angeli Maduli

🤝🏼 Are you culturally ready to do international business negotiations? According to the Asian Development Bank (2022), developing Asia is expected to have a 5.2% growth in GDP this year and a 5.3% increase in 2023. Amidst the pandemic and other external threats, this could be an opportunity for your business to expand and try…

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Episode 3 How to Eliminate Accent Bias? With Goodie Okechukwu | The Digital Diplomat | TCP Growth
Episode 3 How to Eliminate Accent Bias? With Goodie Okechukwu | The Digital Diplomat | TCP Growth 150 150 Angeli Maduli

🤐 Are you aware of your accent bias? In today’s episode of #TheDigitalDiplomat with Tony Abad, we are joined by Goodie Okechukwu, the founder of Protect Accent, which advocates for people’s empowerment regardless of their accents. If you haven’t encountered what accent bias is, watch this video to find out! They talked about how accent…

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Unconscious Bias in the Workplace by Sunaina Vij
Unconscious Bias in the Workplace by Sunaina Vij 150 150 Angeli Maduli

Can you unlearn unconscious bias? #UnconsciousBias, as defined by UCSF Office of Diversity and Outreach, “are social stereotypes about certain groups of people that individuals form outside their own conscious awareness.” This can affect the life cycle of employment, especially when leaders make decisions based on unconscious bias. Sunaina Vij, Founder of The Bridge, Interculturalist…

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Episode 1 – How to Resolve Conflicts? | The Digital Diplomat with Tony Abad
Episode 1 – How to Resolve Conflicts? | The Digital Diplomat with Tony Abad 150 150 Angeli Maduli

The first episode of #TheDigitalDiplomat with Tony Abad talks about the importance of #agility and #ConflictResolution in the #digital age.  #Conflict and #risks have always been present, but their importance today, especially in #CrossCulturalCommunication, has been raised significantly because of different factors, such as #culture, #distance, #technology, etc. Our special guest, Véronique Girma, the Managing…

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Building Trust Through China’s Social Media by Jan Kot
Building Trust Through China’s Social Media by Jan Kot 150 150 Angeli Maduli

Are you planning to #connect with people from China? According to DataReportal, there are roughly 930 million internet and social media users in China in January 2021. Imagine all the opportunities that you can get from this market by penetrating the digital scene. Jan Kot, the Executive Advisor of China Media & Cultural Programs of…

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Motivating a Culturally Diverse Team by Tan Nguyen
Motivating a Culturally Diverse Team by Tan Nguyen 150 150 Angeli Maduli

Remember these tips to motivate a culturally diverse team! Going #digital means being able to work with people across borders. But leading #culturallydiverse teams is not a walk in the park. It can have some challenges due to the differences in #language, #culture, and #religion, but by #communicating with #clarity, the team will be able…

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Start With A Cultural Meeting by Gurjeet Chima
Start With A Cultural Meeting by Gurjeet Chima 150 150 Angeli Maduli

Did you know that one smile can go a long way in international business negotiations? The pandemic has opened big #opportunities for #businesses to connect to different countries without the limits of physical distance. But some executives might have concerns about how to negotiate in this digital era. Starting with a #cultural meeting can help…

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Setting Up an Effective Communication System for Remote Workers by John Ho
Setting Up an Effective Communication System for Remote Workers by John Ho 150 150 Angeli Maduli

“Effective communication helps to keep the team working on the right projects with the right attitude.” – Alex Langer We’ve been in the pandemic for more than 2 years. By now, companies have shifted to #remote or #hybrid work setup. But even so, not everybody has fully adjusted to their new workplace. There are still…

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How to be a Diplomat by Peter Metcalfe
How to be a Diplomat by Peter Metcalfe 150 150 Angeli Maduli

Do you have the values of a diplomat? #Diplomacy is a word often tied to politics because a diplomat’s job is to represent their countries and manage #international relations. But at its core, diplomacy is the art and skill of communicating and dealing with people effectively. In an era where #DigitalCommunication has taken place in…

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Wear Your Passion and Purpose in the Workplace by Shiela Cancino
Wear Your Passion and Purpose in the Workplace by Shiela Cancino 1024 576 Angeli Maduli

We were always told to separate #work from our #personal lives, but let us tell you otherwise. One can never truly “compartmentalize” our life from work and personal. These two will always overlap in some way or another. It is inevitable to form #relationships in the workplace when we work with other people. In our…

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Authentic & Vulnerable Storytelling in China’s Digital Age by Jan Kot
Authentic & Vulnerable Storytelling in China’s Digital Age by Jan Kot 480 480 Angeli Maduli

We live in a world of #GlobalizedCommunication. When the world is falling apart and everyone is counting on the help of something or someone who is genuine. In a world where face-to-face communication is not an option anymore and one does not know where to put all their trust, in that world authenticity is the…

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Authenticity for Crisis Communication Training by Lashley Pulsipher
Authenticity for Crisis Communication Training by Lashley Pulsipher 480 480 Angeli Maduli

In #crisis situations, it is important to remember that appearing as a genuine brand can help sustain trust. Of course, authenticity in communications needs to be underpinned by a deep sense of #empathy for your customers and staff needs. Effective communication in times of crisis requires striking the right balance between being authentic on one…

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Fixing Brand Reputation by Tony Abad
Fixing Brand Reputation by Tony Abad 480 480 Angeli Maduli

“Reputational or brand damage” is often believed to be the top global risk faced by businesses. The unpredictable nature of such crises in an age of 24-hour news cycles and instant social media poses a serious threat to a company’s hard-earned global image. However, with proper planning and education, there are opportunities to rebound from…

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Understanding Others’ Style by Shiela Cancino
Understanding Others’ Style by Shiela Cancino 480 480 Angeli Maduli

For any team to #thrive, it needs different #people, #ideas, and #communications techniques. Managing expectations is a huge part of successful leadership and as a leader, your job is to adapt your style to get the most out of the people around you. People tend to respond well to others whose work style reflects their…

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Role Of Internal Communications Training by Lashley Highlight
Role Of Internal Communications Training by Lashley Highlight 480 480 Angeli Maduli

What’s an important but often overlooked way to set employees and your company up for success? It’s something as simple as Internal Communications Training. Every employee contributes to your brand, and every employee is an unofficial spokesperson for your brand. So it’s important to have a company where people communicate well and are mindful of…

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Highlight#1 from TCP Live#7 – Asking for what you want by Yasushi Okue
Highlight#1 from TCP Live#7 – Asking for what you want by Yasushi Okue 480 480 Angeli Maduli

In Japan, being overt is considered rude. For an outsider doing business in Japan, it’s important to remember that the Japanese have a high-context culture and rely on group actions. Business is all about relationships and connecting with other people. And the people you do business with could be your clients, your peers, and your…

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Highlight#4 from TCP Live#3 – Embracing Vulnerability by Shiela Cancino
Highlight#4 from TCP Live#3 – Embracing Vulnerability by Shiela Cancino 480 480 Margot

People often associate vulnerability with a fear of being exposed, criticized, or attacked for their flaws and mistakes. But TCP Expert and an experienced confidence coach, Shiela M. Cancino, CPA, DTM, ICF Coach, believes that #vulnerability and #success in cross-cultural relationships go hand in hand. Effective communication is often seen as a challenge in cross-cultural…

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Vodcast #44 – Respect Different Accents by Goodie Okechukwu
Vodcast #44 – Respect Different Accents by Goodie Okechukwu 480 480 Margot

Our power of voice – our accent is fundamental to our identity. But in today’s global village, it can also make us more susceptible to quick judgments and stereotypes. Research on the detection of French accents by American listeners uncovered that it takes us less than 30 seconds to linguistically profile a speaker, and make…

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Vodcast #41 – Communication for Continuous Growth by Shiela Cancino
Vodcast #41 – Communication for Continuous Growth by Shiela Cancino 480 480 Margot

While striving to improve service & products is crucial, there is another important element of success that businesses often overlook. Communicating with clients to understand what they need! But also while communicating, we often focus on what we should say or assume things about the other person. However, effective communication is more about being curious…

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Vodcast#40 Master the Art Of Cross-Cultural Storytelling
Vodcast#40 Master the Art Of Cross-Cultural Storytelling 480 480 Margot

🧠 When we hear a story that resonates with us, our levels of oxytocin – a feel-good hormone increase. That’s the power of Storytelling. Stories have a unique ability to build connections as they boost our feelings of trust, compassion, and empathy, and motivate us to work with others. ⚡But when it comes to cross-cultural…

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Live#3 How to Build Relationships in a Diverse Culture
Live#3 How to Build Relationships in a Diverse Culture 480 480 Margot

🤞Do You Want to be More Trusting but Don’t Know Where to Begin? Trust in the workplace has been emerging as a trending topic since the pandemic and is perhaps the most important characteristic of a high-functioning team. For any type of team, trust is a challenging thing to create and maintain. But when it…

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Vodcast #38 – The Perception of Accents by Goodie Okechukwu
Vodcast #38 – The Perception of Accents by Goodie Okechukwu 480 480 Margot

“Ants don’t sleep.” 🔎 A psycholinguist Shiri Lev-Ari had both native and non-native speakers record this simple statement and then played the recordings back to native speakers only, who in turn had to rate them from the most to the least true. The heavily accented statements were deemed the least true, despite having the exact…

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Vodcast #37 – East Meets West: The Concept of Trust by Eric Tan
Vodcast #37 – East Meets West: The Concept of Trust by Eric Tan 480 480 Margot

Are some #cultures less trusting than others? Perhaps the most important characteristic of a high-functioning team is #trust. Team members must be able to trust each other in order for work to get completed. Generally in cross-cultural teams, people from very different cultures work together but they may never meet, or may meet for only…

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Vodcast # 32 – Presence in a Multicultural Virtual Meeting by Margot Ling
Vodcast # 32 – Presence in a Multicultural Virtual Meeting by Margot Ling 480 480 Margot

Are you now used to virtual meetings👩🏻‍💼👨🏼‍💻? Could it be challenging to fully establish our executive presence in a short 15 mins meeting, especially in a multicultural setting? @Margot is sharing with us this week 3 useful tips to instantly establish our presence. Take a look 👁️ & see if you are also applying those…

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Vodcast # 29 – Connect with a Different Culture with Storytelling by Jan Kot
Vodcast # 29 – Connect with a Different Culture with Storytelling by Jan Kot 480 480 Margot

Do you love #stories 🧙🏻‍♂️? They are a big part of our lives. Shanghai-born #intercultural #storytelling coach and former journalist @Jan shared with us her experience in Africa, where she made friends by telling bits & pieces of pop stories from the East. Next time when we meet someone from different cultures, share a story…

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Vodcast # 26 – Widening your Horizon in a Cross-Cultural Setting by Shiela Cancino
Vodcast # 26 – Widening your Horizon in a Cross-Cultural Setting by Shiela Cancino 480 480 Margot

Shiela, as a seasoned finance executive, as well as an author & chess coach, shared with us how her horizon got expanded when she was working abroad in America in the Hedge Fund Industry. The key is to listen & engage your colleagues, and be open-minded to ideas from a culturally diverse environment, with a…

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Vodcast # 25 – Cultural Intelligence (CQ) by Sunaina Vij
Vodcast # 25 – Cultural Intelligence (CQ) by Sunaina Vij 480 480 Margot

What’s your experience working with partners from different cultures 🌏 like? What are the most frustrating moments for you? Certified CQ Facilitator @Sunaina specialises in helping business leaders nurture cultural intelligence 🎯 and helps them thrive in workplace by understanding others, improving communication 📡 and leading team without barriers. The trick is – to upgrade…

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Vodcast #021 – Storytelling Mindset by Jan Kot
Vodcast #021 – Storytelling Mindset by Jan Kot 480 480 Margot

In a world emphasizing a lot on technical & vocational skills, we seem to forget what differentiates humans is the human touch – storytelling capability. Our Intercultural Storytelling Coach and China Market Consultant @Jan reminded us of its importance & not to ignore soft skills which could ultimately influence & inspire people.

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Vodcast 019 – Challenges and Opportunities in the Philippines
Vodcast 019 – Challenges and Opportunities in the Philippines 480 480 Margot

Southeast Asia remains an opportunity for growth and investment, especially for the Philippines 🇵🇭 For doing business in the Philippines, what’s the rating from 1 to 10 (whereas 10 is the most difficult scale 📊) from your point of view ? What specific kind of business would you like to bring into the Philippines? Let…

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Vodcast #014 – No Business Travel Yet Stay Connected by Gurjeet Chima
Vodcast #014 – No Business Travel Yet Stay Connected by Gurjeet Chima 480 480 Margot

For Gurjeet, an Asia media executive and consultant, her way of doing business has changed drastically 🌀. From her standpoint, she is sharing how she is adapting to her new mode. Meanwhile, she encourages us to #StayConnected and practice the concept of #DigitalFirst, so that we could stay ahead of the trend 📈 Some questions…

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Vodcast #012 – The Pandemic and Digital Opportunities in the Philippines by Tony Abad
Vodcast #012 – The Pandemic and Digital Opportunities in the Philippines by Tony Abad 480 480 Margot

How does #Covid19 shift the digital business landscape in the #Philippines 🇵🇭, and what industries are likely to benefit from this? Our Philippines market advisor #AnthonyAbad, talks about the country’s digital opportunities. Due to the lack of digital infrastructure and services, at this moment, the country is actively seeking ways to conduct “contactless” business. ❗What’s…

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Leadership and Authority by Jan Kot (Vodcast #005)
Leadership and Authority by Jan Kot (Vodcast #005) 480 480 Angeli Maduli

To facilitate better work and business collaboration with Chinese, it is important to know the subtlety of leadership from a Chinese context. We have Jan Kot, our China Managing Partner & Market Insider to share her views with us in this Vodcast – maybe helpful for your next business deal with Chinese. Target audience: 🌟Entrepreneur…

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