David, a high-level manager, asked me to work with him and his company because they had problems communicating in English. They found that they couldn’t express their ideas or give instructions spontaneously. They couldn’t always understand what native English-speakers were saying. He had also been told that his emails were too direct and were even sometimes impolite. He couldn’t understand why his message had failed so badly.
David is not the only professional facing this challenge. Many ambitious and motivated business people come to me confused because they find it difficult to achieve their business goals with English-speaking clients. In my experience, it is a result of gaps in one or more of the following: Fluency, Intercultural Awareness, and Business Skills…
I pick up fluency issues as we work together. I only focus on what you need, rather than relying on a prescribed vocabulary and grammar course.
I can show you how to be a successful communicator in an English-speaking culture. It’s not just about using the right words; it’s about triggering the right response. I can help you gain a better understanding of these cultural aspects.
I can show you how to create and maintain successful business relationships. This will enable you to get the reaction you want. Once the confusion disappears, you will achieve more.
“Christopher quickly understood the English needs of our business and the culture of our industry (retail store design and curation). He was focused on taking our professional communication to a higher level, and was particularly helpful in advising on the intercultural aspects of dealing with English-speaking clients. For example, he advised us on how to develop rapport with clients in emails and the best way to present important information in writing. Most of all, we enjoyed working with Christopher and we would recommend him for your business.”
“Christopher is a great help to our business. He has a professional approach that meets the needs of our company. Christopher has been particularly helpful in proofreading texts and advising on issues relating to English-language business culture. We would strongly recommend his services.”
“Christopher has helped me and a team member (new English starter) to build sales dialogues in English based on our real-life situations with customers. His advice concerning English-language business situations is valuable. We are very pleased to be working with him.”
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