Dorinde van Helden, auteur op Akteos

Auteur: Dorinde van Helden

Christmas around the world – Celebrate something new

30 October 2020 by Dorinde van Helden
Six most remarkable Christmas traditions  While Christmas may have begun solely as a Christian holiday, and is often still celebrated as such, people from all over the world have embraced the festive season and added their own traditions along the way. Smiley snowmen, lush christmas trees and Santa Claus still...

Ask the specialist: Does small talk make sense?

by Dorinde van Helden
Small Talk or Big Talk The British are world champions in small talk. One of our training participant asked us: ‘What is the purpose of small talk? To me it sounds like a waste of time’. Hence the question: Does small talk make sense at all?  Our consultant Wojciech Kolodziejczak explains: ...

How to act in unfamiliar situations

29 October 2020 by Dorinde van Helden
The France Chamber of Commerce in Sweden, the CCFS, welcomed Anne Marie van Schaik (accountmanager) and Fanny Spruytte (consultant) from Akteos. Akteos offers intercultural training courses to improve your communication and business skills. We help companies to be successful in an international setting. The focus during this 2-hours introduction workshop...

Free consultancy – Working with the Japanese

by Dorinde van Helden
Planning a business trip to Japan or working with the Japanese? Meet Azumi Uchitani, our leading Japanese senior executive consultant and TEDx speaker. We are pleased to offer you one hour of free coaching with Azumi to leverage your business in Japan.

Britten zijn kampioen in small talk. Wat is het nut?

4 June 2019 by Dorinde van Helden
De Britten zijn wereldkampioen in small talk ofwel prietpraat. Een van onze trainingsdeelnemers vroeg ons: ‘Wat is het nut van dat gebeuzel? Ik kom graag meteen ter zake’. Vandaar de vraag: Wat is het nut van small talk?

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