One big way to demonstrate cultural awareness is bytaking the time to learn another language, said Taveau, who speaks six languages. Knowing another language will differentiate you from your colleagues and the cognitive benefits are also quite good, said panelist Kirsten Brecht Baker, chief executiveof search firm Global Professional Search. Lisa K. Hunt, executive vice president of international services and special business development at Charles Schwab & Co., conceded that not speaking Mandarin has impaired her ability to build relationships with partners in China. If you have language skills and understand your firms business, that makes you invaluable, Hunt said. Even if you just learn a couple of key words and phrases to use in social situations, it goes a long way. 3. Adaptability. This means being up for any global adventure, especially at the start of your career. http://madelynfordcentral.denaliinstitute.org/2016/12/07/an-updated-intro-to-details-for-skills-for-respiratory-medicineAs you ascend in your career, you might get there in a way you didnt expect, said panelist Marc Melkonian, a business development manager for the defense and security business line within Bechtels Nuclear, Security and Environmental global business unit. He says his and other large multinational firms are looking for people who are flexible. In large multibillion-dollar companies, you often dont get to jump in as a project manager.
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(AP) Matt Ryan scored a career-high 23 points and Steve Vasturia added a season-high 19 Saturday night as Notre Dame beat Chicago State, 91-60. The Irish (6-0) trailed 10-6 at the 15:21 mark of the first half when Ryan entered the game. He hit his first 3-pointer 13 seconds later and, in a span of 4:12, connected on five 3-pointers, which allowed him to quickly surpass his previous career-high of four. By halftime, Ryan had 20 points, which surpassed his previous career-high of 17, the Irish held a comfortable 50-31 lead and were never seriously challenged. Trayvon Palmer topped the Cougars (2-3) with 15 points. Chicago State’s leading scorer Fred Sims Jr., who entered averaging 20.8, finished with 11, while Clemmye Owens V, who brought a 15-point average into the game, was held to six. The Cougars shot 22 of 57 (38.6 percent) from the field. 0
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