As the Expert, (Business) Coach and Speaker in International Business Culture, Expert Brand Identity and Cross-Cultural Communication Simone Buijzen assists modern business travelers and international teams to successfully bridge different business cultures.
Originally from Sittard and fascinated by the psychology of people and their different backgrounds, Simone has travelled the globe for over 25 years. Starting out as a marketer for multi-national companies she has witnessed a lot of cross-cultural misunderstandings that though hilarious were often time and money consuming. Her love of people and her extensive international business experience inspired her to study cross-cultural communication and start building bridges between different cultures.
In her role as cross-cultural trainer and executive coach for over 12 years Simone has has since worked with leaders and their teams at multinationals and NGO’s all over the globe. She has also taken on the role of Advisor to My Shining Star Foundation in Malaysia and has since made the Eastern Hemisphere her second home.
cross-cultural communication, marketing & branding of products and companies in the international arena.
SIMONE BUIJZEN PROVIDES
market research based on Visual Profiling™, cross-cultural brand identity and strategy, the language of imagery, international teambuilding and expat training
EXPERIENCED IN/ WITH
South East Asia including Indonesia, China, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Singapore and Australia/New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Belgium.
FMCG, PR & Advertising, Hospitality
MOTTO SIMONE BUIJZEN
“Listen with love, courage and wisdom”
TOPICS / TITLES PRESENTATIONS BY SIMONE BUIJZEN
Blooping your way through Cultural Differences
We live in a multi cultural world. Even when we don’t travel we come in contact with are different cultures everyday. How can we live and work with the people. We don’t understand on a day to day basis?
The Power of Cultural Diversity
Cultural differences are mostly seen as challenging. However, they can also be tapped into as a source of great change and positive growth. Let’s discover how..
Surviving or thriving in a new merger?
Mergers are like marriages. Initial intentions and plans may be very promising, a logical next step with great potential. But when expectations meet reality, human dynamics decide a great deal of the outcome.
How doing good truly makes things better….
In our day and age social responsibility is becoming increasingly important. Even big organisations find it sometimes hard to achieve their goals. How can make the best out of wanting to do good even when you don’’t have a lot of money or power?