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Executive Contributors at Brainz Magazine are handpicked and invited to contribute because of their knowledge and valuable insight within their area of expertise.

Liu Liu

Executive Contributor

Cross Cultural Intelligence Coach

Liu Liu

Cross Cultural Intelligence Coach

Liu Liu is a coach and manager with decades of experience, as a Cross-Cultural Intelligence Coach who specializes in helping international organizations and businesses to improve communications and cooperation among staff for better individual and team performance. He coaches managers and leaders working in a cross-cultural context to build trust, communicate effectively, and deliver results. He also coaches people on management, leadership, and career development. He is someone who helps you to imagine a greater possibility for yourself and supports you in achieving it.

As a senior manager in an international relief and development organization, he has worked with people in over 30 countries over his two-decades-long career. He uses a coaching approach to manage cross-country teams and complex programs to deliver results and impacts.

He is also an experienced trainer and facilitator who has delivered training on management-related and other subjects in over 30 countries.

With a cross-country marriage, developing a career in a second country, and working in an organization that has a reach of 50 countries, Liu Liu understands the importance and pitfalls of working cross-culturally and developing a career in an unfamiliar environment.

Liu Liu is an Associated Certified Coach(ACC), a member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF), and an Executive Contributor to Brainz Magazine.

He holds a BA(Hon) in International Studies and an MSc in Development Management.

All articles

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Harmonizing Harmony – Navigating Age Dynamics In Multicultural Teams

We all wear the tag of an age group – it's biological, yes, but far from simple.

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Breaking Free From The Box – How Cultural Perceptions Of Gender Shape Our Workplaces

Navigating the intricate cultural perceptions surrounding gender can be tricky, especially in today's diverse workplaces.

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What Is The Best Way To Give Feedback In A Cross-Cultural Team? 

Whenever I travel to visit different projects in various countries, there is often a set agenda item at the end of the visit.

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How To Navigate Restructuring With An International Workforce

Many companies and organizations are faced with great challenges due to the current financial situation at home and globally.

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How To Handle Conflict In A Cross-Cultural Context?

Where there are people, there are bound to be disagreements. Let’s face it, this is part of the human story.

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How Do Different Cultures Solve Problems?

I saw this poster a few times, and every time it made me chuckle. Funny aside, there seems to be some truth in it.

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How Do The Different Cultures View Time Management?

When I did a search of time management on Brazinmagazine.com, there were 1017 pages of articles written about the subject.

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How Do Mindset And Identity Affect The Success Of Migrants In Their New Country?

When I left China over 24 years ago, I left behind a respected job at a university.

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What Are The Best Ways To Coordinate A Cross-Cultural Team?

Recently I had two conversations with two people, one is a friend who works in international banking...

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How To Plan With A Cross-Cultural Team?

Once the goal and direction of a project are set, the next step is to work out how to get there, a project implementation plan.

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How Do You Prevent Cultural Clashes Relating To Roles And Responsibilities?

We all have roles at work, with the job titles and responsibilities goes with them.

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How Do You Build Trust In A Cross-Cultural Team?

As a manager, there are three scenarios in your work with a cross-cultural team.

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How To Build A Career In A Foreign Country ‒ Exclusive Interview With Liu Liu

Liu Liu is a coach and manager with decades of experience, as a Cross-Cultural Intelligence Coach

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The 1 Missing Management Tool

We live in an age of globalization, LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and more instantaneous connections.

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Executive Contributors at Brainz Magazine are handpicked and invited to contribute because of their knowledge and valuable insight within their area of expertise.

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