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This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

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Communicating with Clients and Cross Cultural Communication

By |October 28th, 2014|

Communicating with clients can make or break a deal and/or relationship. Making sure everyone is one the same page is critical to a successful business deal. The following article discusses communication issues across cultures with a particular focus on the writers profession – interior […]

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Active Listening – The Communication Gap

By |October 15th, 2014|

Active listening is a skill I teach my clients regularly. For non-native speakers, it is an essential skill, particularly when it comes to clarifying and verifying. Too many clients have made costly mistakes at work due to misunderstanding instructions. Sometimes this resistance to clarify […]

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Does your Company have a Language Strategy?

By |October 13th, 2014|

What is the language strategy at your company? Does it even have one? If not, they are missing the boat since it is essential when hiring internationally-trained employees who have the skills you want and just need coaching in the specifics of particular […]

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Before Applying for a Job, Do These Three Things

By |October 10th, 2014|

Before applying for a job, you need to prepare, prepare, prepare. The work you do upfront will improve your results significantly. Read about three things you can do to get yourself ready.

 
3 Things You Should Do Before Applying to Any Job Posting
By Lou Adler

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How to Be Assertive

By |October 9th, 2014|

In my classes, we often discuss how to be assertive rather than aggressive. According to the following article, “assertiveness trumps anxiety.  However, assertiveness is far more than an anti-anxiety technique.  Dr. Bob Alberti  tells how to connect with others authentically, openly, warmly, and directly.

 
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Prospects not entirely rosy for foreign-trained MDs, says fairness commissioner

By |September 22nd, 2014|

Foreign-trained MDs (Medical Doctors) complain about this problem regularly. And I don’t blame them. For some reason, managing to get your medical license to practice in Canada as an MD is next to impossible. On top of having to re-do medical exams, New Canadians […]

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Cultural Dimensions – Compare Countries

By |September 19th, 2014|

This site explains what cultural theorist, Geert Hofstede, calls the Cultural Dimensions. These are general categories used to compare cultural tendencies. The great thing about this site is you can compare the degree to which these tendencies influence different cultures around the world. The […]

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