Jul 18th, 2018

Amazon’s Amazing Approach to Management Meetings

Write the word “executive” and the adjective “busy” is likely to be in close proximity. That’s the nature of the modern workplace. Modern managers – including L&D professionals – tend to be so busy that there’s little time for them to think.

Amazon’s Amazing Approach to Management Meetings
Feb 13th, 2018

Complementing Actions: the Power of Communication

To be an effective leader requires many skills. These will be found in different proportions, depending on the sort of effective leader you are. Yet one skill area in which every effective leader – of whatever type – must excel, is communication. The first step to improving anything about yourself, including your communication skills, is to take what you already do to the highest level.

Complementing Actions: the Power of Communication
Aug 22nd, 2016

3 HR Trends in Successful Multinational Teams

As workforces become increasingly globalized, cross-border communication has become a critical challenge for HR teams to address. According to a survey conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), people management is among the top current challenges for senior and C-level executives, second only to slow growth in key markets.

3 HR Trends in Successful Multinational Teams
Jun 7th, 2016

How to Prioritise on Your Corporate Communication Skills

Almost all organisations (98%) who participated in the 4th Annual Speexx Exchange survey in December 2015 agreed that good communications are ‘very important’ or ‘important’ for the success of their business. Almost a quarter (24%) thought intercultural differences had a negative impact, while 21% cited lack of foreign language skills among employees.

How to Prioritise on Your Corporate Communication Skills
Apr 15th, 2016

Break down Communication Silos!

If you work in a multinational organization with offices all over the world your workforce has a business need to communicate across borders with colleagues, clients and partners. But without the right language skills, your staff ends up working in local silos, unable to communicate with the rest of their corporate world.

Break down Communication Silos!
Jan 7th, 2016

You Can’t Manage Your Top Talent without Good Communications

We’re delighted to present you our latest white paper ‘Managing Top Talent – A Call for Better Communications’, which you can download now for free. Effective communication skills are key to finding, managing and retaining top talent across any multinational organisation. To develop a global talent pool of future leaders, HR needs a solid communications strategy.

You Can’t Manage Your Top Talent without Good Communications
Nov 25th, 2015

10 Colorful Expressions to Mark Black Friday

In the US and increasingly in the rest of the world, the holiday retail season kicks off on the Friday following Thanksgiving. Black Friday is the day when eager bargain hunters fill the streets en masse to find the lowest prices and best offers on Christmas gifts. And although we can’t offer you a deal on an amazing flatscreen TV this week, we want to give you a little literary inspiration – related to the color black in different languages. Here are 10 expressions you may not have known in 5 different languages. Enjoy!

10 Colorful Expressions to Mark Black Friday
Jul 24th, 2015

Communication 101: How to Make a Complaint

The first tip about making complaints is perhaps an obvious one, but a difficult one to follow all the same: Don't get angry. But there are some other easy guidelines to follow to help you to both stay calm and still get what you want. A good tip is to sit down and prepare your complaint in advance of any phone call or face-to-face conversation.

Communication 101: How to Make a Complaint