Tailor-made training courses for your specific requests on intercultural effectiveness; from one-day courses to more profound blended programs. Read more..
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My background is in development sociology, and I have over 20 years of experience as a trainer, coach and consultant with an unique specialization: intercultural effectiveness. I am based in the Netherlands and work internationally.
What others say: “A committed and competent intercultural professional”.
Achieving better results in international and intercultural work is more reachable than you would think. The clue is not in adding more knowledge, nor in simple do’s and don’ts, but in the layers of subtle understanding underneath that knowledge – and in developing your intercultural competences – with the final outcome of becoming interculturally effective in your work. This not only provides you with more time, energy and fun, but also gives your company a better return on investment.
This collection of Reflections on Intercultural Craftsmanship offers an insightful and sometimes entertainingly fresh perspective on intercultural effectiveness. It was published in November 2017.
On January 27, 2021 the Masterclass Brain, Mind and Culture of Japan Intercultural Institute starts. This Masterclass is a blended learning course (webinars-podcasts-online learning) that introduces the latest insights of culture, brain and mind sciences to those living and working interculturally. You will gain a deeper understanding of the psychology of intercultural experiences, including: culture and cognition, biases, and deep culture learning and transformation. You will learn to be a more insightful interculturalist and learn how to encourage intercultural learning in others. Joseph Shaules and Yvonne van der Pol are your facilitators.