Learn How To Communicate Successfully With U.S. Americans
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- How to Work and Communicate Successfully with U.S. Americans
Confused or misunderstood by the Americans you have found yourself interacting with?
Wondered how to communicate successfully with them?
Through stories, shared experiences and insights David C Sanford, an American author, identifies the values of both cultures (Indian and American) and explains how to understand and dance with our differences. Offering key tips for how to be successful, this course is a must-take for anyone who interacts with US Americans. If you are a university student, business consultant, H-1B or H-4 Visa holder, employee of an American company stationed in India or the USA, an Indian tour guide, a virtual IT consultant, or in the hospitality business, this course will be of interest to you.
- Indian Professionals who Work or Want to Work with Americans and/or American Businesses
- Any Non U.S. Professionals who Work or Want to Work with Americans and/or American Businesses
Walk away from this class having gained more confidence in your ability to work and communicate successfully with U.S. Americans!
Meet your teacher, David C. Sanford, an intercultural training specialist with more than 25 years of experience in the field.
Having spent his formative years growing up in several cultures, he has lived and worked for over thirteen years in the UK, Taiwan, India, Iran, Italy and Japan. These experiences have given him a profound understanding and insight into the challenges faced when living/working in diverse cultures.
David’s corporate experience includes designing and facilitating trainings, international sales and marketing, business coaching, and transnational strategic business development. Fortune 500 companies as well as educational institutions in the United States, Europe, and Asia have benefited from his expertise.
Over the past three years David has conducted hundreds of intercultural programs for individuals and groups. He has also coached numerous executives in a variety of positions on topics ranging from leadership to organizational change and integration.
David holds a Master’s Degree in Intercultural Management from The School for International Training in Brattleboro, Vermont. He obtained his B.A. in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Richmond in Richmond, Virginia. He is certified as a Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) by The Coaches Training Institute in San Rafael, California.
Since the 1960s, more than three million Indians have immigrated to the U.S. and enjoyed successful careers in a variety of fields including entertainment, tourism, manufacturing, IT, the sciences, engineering, education, hospitality, pharmaceuticals, and small businesses of every kind. In addition, tens of thousands of Indians have also found themselves successfully working remotely with Americans, many of whom are based in India, as well throughout the globe.
Hear some of the personal success stories witnessed by David Sanford in his years as a cross-cultural consultant.
After completing Class 1, students will have a better understanding of some of the challenges of successful cross-cultural communication - as well as the skillset and awareness to navigate some of these potential pitfalls.
What do you feel you personally should lean into if you want to be successful working with Americans? What are the issues you find challenging? And what do you want to know more of?
David lays out the steps here for you to create your own Action Plan to quickly bring about your success!