Work With Anyone Anywhere, Sophie Lechner at Oracle

Despite the cloudy skies, on May 15th, 80 guests from the FACC and the Oracle Women's Leadership Group gathered at Oracle for a presentation by Sophie Lecher, Founder and CEO of Global Commerce Education. Sophie had a French mother and Pakistani father and grew up in several countries. Over her 25 years of professional experience, she has led dozens of cross functional teams across many countries.

If you were unable to attend, you can download the presentation below and learn from key takaways:

Download the presentation 

  • Cultural differences play a huge role in the quality of interactions with coleagues from a different country
  • We all make assumptions based on our culture and can easily end up interpreting words and behaviors differently than they were meant
  • Having a framework to understand these differences is the first step to establish effective work relationhips
  • This helps effectiveness in meetings, pitching an idea or project and negotiating
  • The self awareness, open mindset and adaptability gained in cross-cultural training and practive can set you up with a great competitive advantage in work and life

After the presentation, guests enjoyed food and beverages from our delicious partners while networking: Trois Petit Couchons, Lillet, and Le Cru Bourgeois.

While the event was geared towards Young Executives and J1s, the audience included international professionals of every age who all found insightful the concrete examples of communications styles that were discussed. Whether you are just starting your career or a seasoned professional, it proves that we can all continue to improve as more effective communicators.

Check out the recap video of the event here.

 

 

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