How to break the glass ceiling in your career journey?

  • 27 May 2016
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • East York Room, 2nd Floor, 4 King Street West, Toronto, ON, Canada
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Paul Kearns, EMBA, Canadian Society for Training and Development (CSTD-CTDP), CAAMP

Audience are encouraged to bring their own lunch.

Have you ever felt that you didn’t come across as smooth, polished or sophisticated enough, because of mere language and culture differences; and/or because you could not effectively present your ideas and bring projects forward?

Have you ever felt frustrated for not being able to form connections, influence decisions and motivate changes with business partners, coworkers, and bosses?

Are you sometimes discouraged with the concept of “glass ceilings”, and feeling unable to either enter or accelerate your career journey fast enough?

EQ (Emotional Quotient; an important soft skill), Effective Communication, and Public Speaking comprise the backbone of society. Oftentimes, Chinese professionals are strong at technical skills, but sometimes fall short of demonstrating strong leadership qualities with persuasive communication aptitude, language proficiency, and savvy cultural readiness. All of this can have a significant impact on your career and ultimately your level of success – regardless of your particular field of work.

Speaker’s Bio:

Paul Kearns

EMBA, Canadian Society for Training and Development (CSTD-CTDP), CAAMP

With the mission of “Building a Bridge; From East to West.”, for the past 18 years Paul has actively focused on supporting Chinese professionals through the process of integration into Canadian business society; excelling in the Canadian workplace and business by helping individuals smash that “glass ceiling”.

With 7+ faithful years of life in China, Paul has opened, managed, and personally provided coaching and training in 3 Wall Street Institute training centres; and provided soft-skills consulting work to large organizations such as SAP, Jaguar, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China.

Paul formerly served as the board member of the Canadian Society for Training and Development (CSTD).

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