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Kate BerardoKate Berardo

Leadership Development, Multicultural Teambuilding, International Transitions and Negotiations

Kate Berardo specialises in global skill building, leadership development, intercultural transitions and negotiations and diverse teams. She founded Culturosity® (www.culturosity.com) in 2003 and provides consulting, training, and coaching to help individuals be effective global leaders and organisations to navigate complex cultural challenges. Her training experience spans more than fifteen countries and has involved working with individuals from roughly fifty nations.

Specialisations
Organisations such as Société Générale, Johnson Controls, Kellogg Brown & Root, L'Oréal, GlaxoSmithKline, and Texas Instruments have entrusted Kate to help build the global skills of their workforce. Two of her latest consulting projects have been leading a multi-country, multi-site strategic training initiative to launch a global resourcing project and enabling international high potential teams to develop effective working practices.

Professional
Kate has worked at all organisational levels from staff to senior executives to reduce miscommunication, build trust, and increase effectiveness. Her work has been the subject of media worldwide, including CNN's Business Traveler and the Dubai daily Gulf News. Kate holds a distinguished Masters in Intercultural Communication from the University of Bedfordshire, UK and is a summa cum laude graduate of Northwestern University in the US. She is the co-author of Putting Diversity to Work: How to Successfully Lead a Diverse Workforce and Cultural Detective® Self-Discovery. She is certified in the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®, ArgonautOnline,™ and the International Profiler.™ She is an active committee member of the Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research.

Kate has lived in the U.K, Japan, France, Spain, and the U.S. and is currently based in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Personal Impact, Presence and Influence
Professional Negotiating Techniques
Advanced and Basic Selling Skills
Presentation Skills for Quivering Wrecks
Virtual Leadership and Management Skills
Networking Skills - How to “Work a Room”
Sales Management
Exhibition Skills Training
Cold Calling for Chickens

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