It is always great to see someone like Juntee Terrenal, with greater strategic understanding about people, organizations and how they all fit into given environments.
Today’s generation struggles in coping up with the global stage because personal interaction among people has become lessened due to the existence of social media and PDAs. Unlike during the past tow decades where people were more interactive as professionals and demonstrate those skills that understand effective human interaction.
By: Juntee Terrenal, GMS, Strategic International Business Leader, Adviser & Coach
What do we need?
Recently, Western Washington University conducted their annual case studies competition under the guidance of Professor Thomas Roehl and Professor Jongwook Kim. Dr. Kwon Chan-Ho, Chief of Secretary, President’s Office, SangMyung University and Yoo Sang UK, Director General of Operations, Korean-American Culture & Society Development Association are the Advisers of the Exchanged Korean University Students. Salute to all the professors and advisers who helped in molding the critical thinkers among the participants.
The senior university students of Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington and the exchanged university students from SangMyung University in Seoul, S. Korea participated in the competition. All of them were pursuing international studies. All participants were actively involved during the competition. Team One bagged the accolades as the Winning Team.
The following photos were taken during the competition, courtesy of Yoo Sang…
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Great move for Canada!
Another program that CIC – Citizenship and Immigration Canada that improved is the issuance of Multiple Visa Entry for Canadian Visitors. This strategic move will attract economic growth by tourism to Canada. Small and big enterprises including Canada as a country will benefit on the results of loosening up visitor’s visa and offering multiple visas to those who qualify.
Today, the Office of CIC released an announcement that “Visitors to Canada will automatically be considered for a multiple-entry visa, starting on February 6, 2014. Multiple-entry visas allow qualified visitors to come and go from Canada for six months at a time for up to 10 years without having to reapply each time.”
It is important to note that processing fees for TRV – Temporary Resident Visa has been reduced from $150 CAN to $100 CAN. This applies to either single entry or multiple entry.
The Announcement also noted that “Citizenship…
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It is good to see that CIC is expanding its ability to accept other organization’s competency to educate candidates for citizenship. Kudos to CIC.
Ten Strategies That Will Make You Become Cross-Culturally Competent Communicator in the 21st Century
Cultural Competency is a MUST for anyone who likes to succeed in the globalized world. Many says they are globally oriented and or working globally but when you begin talking to them in a globalized information – they are lost. Why? They are not actually globally competent, instead they only work in a globally operating organization but the focus of their functional responsibility is either US or just one country but not having two or more countries knowledge and competency.
So, that shows how shallow the competency of people around us in regards to cross-culturally competence. These ten strategies help anyone to begin understanding what are required to become one.
This is the overview of what you can become and you will experience life without limitations!
First Step: Learn from the basics, and then bring yourself to speed up to maximum level. Like the illustrated ladder of learning for someone who likes to become Communicative Competent.
Second Step: Distinguish yourself with the learning of proper and correct vocabulary. Use them efficiently at any location, event, or when you are sharing information with someone regardless of his/her background.
Third Step: Take time to practice with other people. There are many venues of learning and practicing. The following is an example of the venue for practice. Some are free and some are paid. You get the value of what you pay for and the experience when it is given free.
Fourth Step: Understand the implications and sociological meanings of words, phrases, idiomatic expressions, slangs or the so called ‘lingua-franca’ By knowing…
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Hmmm! Regional Centers scheming! That is wrong!
When you value your efforts, money and time as an investor, it would be a great practice to learn your options and requirements ahead of engaging with an investments, particularly in the United States. Knowing various benefits and their limitations will provide better decision making.