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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.

This Is A Custom Widget

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.

intercultural communication

Learn to Speak Clearly and be Understood in English

By |November 5th, 2014|

You CAN learn to speak clearly and be better understood when you speak English.

Do you have difficulties understanding and/or being understood? The ability to participate comfortably in a conversation depends upon language and context. Understanding the culture, being familiar with the topic and concepts […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

I […]

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.

 
How […]

Name discrimination

By |October 7th, 2014|

Name discrimination, while theoretically illegal, is unfortunately common. Read and listen to what Jose says when he changed his name to Joe.

If you have had a similar experience, please share it.

 
Name Discrimination – Do Anglicized Names Receive More Responses to Job Applications?
His name is […]