In response to the worldwide phenomenon of young men and women calling for meaningful civic, economic, social and political participation, IMark Global Youth Strategy 2017 recognizes the involvement of young men and women in participatory decision-making and development processes as vital to achieving sustainable human development. Identifying development challenges and issues facing youth today, the strategy offers recommendations for strategic entry points and engagement of a broad range of partners in addressing youth empowerment.
Imark has been providing extensive support to youth empowerment and implementation across India & Africa, through the provision of evidence-based policy guidance and programmatic support and by promoting active participation of youth, including the most marginalized and vulnerable in all spheres of society.
Recently our CEO Mr.Shine Gopal conducted a motivational meet with youth in Province of KwazuluNatal, South Africa.
Have you ever, in a moment of frustration, wondered why one culture does things this way while another culture does things that way? Have you ever wondered how much time and money intercultural difficulties could be costing you?
Donâ€™t let cultural misunderstanding get in the way of your success!
Our training courses whether delivered in person or online, explain cultural differences in an easy-to-understand and easy-to-apply-to-work manner. We teach you what you need to know to make your job easier across cultures, right now. This knowledge will help you to work and communicate more effectively with your employees, your leaders and your customers from different cultural backgrounds, around the world, regardless of where you are. Whether in the public or private sector, those who have learned to understand and manage cultural differences create opportunities for synergy and success internationally, building relationships, getting things done right, saving time and saving money. Thatâ€™s what weâ€™re all about!
Our model structures our training flow so that all participants immediately grasp how to deal with cross-cultural differences. Through coaching they understand what they can do, right now, to be more effective at communicating across cultures and how to avoid blaming another culture for â€œnot communicating clearlyâ€. Following this model moves participants away from an â€œus/themâ€ perspective towards a â€œweâ€ perspective, away from the blame game and towards collaboration. And thatâ€™s the first step towards cross-cultural effectiveness. That’s the first step to saving time and money. That’s the first step to a better return on investment. Thatâ€™s the first step to success!
A one-day, interactive, classroom training session covering international business and cultural differences using our 4-Step model to cover topics such as:
What cultural concept is most important for me to apply today to work effectively, saving time and money across cultures?
Hierarchy and how to work with it, or without it, to get results fast
Individualism and Collectivism and its impact on team dynamics, promotion and hiring
Uncertainty Avoidance and how this can affect your team’s ability to “think outside the box”, and make decisions quickly
Body Language across cultures and the importance of starting the business relationship out on the right foot
Basic assumptions about how work should be done in different areas of the world
Timeliness, punctuality, respect and titles – when they’re important and why they’re important
Direct language vs diplomatic language – what will get you the results you need right now?
Coaching – Cross Cultural Effectiveness Coaching
We use our 4-step model to ensure you get the most focused, on-strategy approach to cross cultural coaching when you need it. If you have a problem, we’ve probably heard of a similar situation or been in it ourselves. Let’s talk!
Benefit from our experience and avoid costly mistakes. We will do an initial assessment to determine your current state and where you are experiencing frustration or feel youâ€™re not making an impact. Based on that assessment we will create a gap analysis and custom design a coaching strategy with flexible timing, approach and content. Let us know what you need! Weâ€™ll work together to figure it out and help you find a solution that works for you!
Upon completion of our training courses, participants will be able to better:
Reduce confusion, misunderstanding and delays due to cultural differences, saving time and money.
Apply different cultural comparisons to further their understanding of teammates, leaders and customers.
Improve communication across teams, divisions, groups, countries
Help build solid work relationships.
BENEFITS OF TRAINING COURSES:
Reduce cross cultural frustrations and improve communication efficiency
Remove cultural misunderstandings between employees, leaders and customers
Create greater awareness of interpersonal needs of key stakeholders in new and emerging markets to learn how to make an impact on the business more quickly
Refocus key players on what they have in common â€“ working together to get the job done, regardless of where they are located across the globe
Move away from an “us vs. them” mentality to a “we” mentality when dealing with people from different cultural backgrounds
Latest updates of what happening with IMark. Stay tuned.
Pre-Launch – Coachingtool.net
Beta Release – mywelliving.com
Playing it safe is always good but playing safe may make sure that you donâ€™t sink or lose but it for sure wonâ€™t take you the extra distance towards great success. If you want to do something big or make some good money, you should be ready to take some well-calculated risks. One of the ways in which you can make some big bucks is by investing in a technology called disruptive technology.
A disruptive technology or product is defined as a product that caters to a market that has previously not been addressed. For example, the smartphone, which is a quite regular phenomenon nowadays was at one point of time a disruptive product.
In order to provide you options with some winner disruptive technologies that are for sure set for something big in the future, we provide you with a list of three disruptive technologies you can invest in.
1) 3D Printing â€“
This technology is still a baby in the technology market. However, if used to its full potential, it has the capability of becoming an enormously disruptive technology. Prototyping, product development and innovation are the three most common reasons companies are pursuing 3D printing.
With the coming of 3D printing, products which people were forced to order for outside can now easily be made at home, all thanks to 3D printing. The industry of 3D printing has provided the people with the great opportunity to procure rather than produce.
According to Wohlers Report 2014, the worldwide 3D printing industry is now expected to grow from $3.07B in revenue in 2013 to $12.8B by 2018, and exceed $21B in worldwide revenue by 2020. Even Gartner projects that the 3D printing market globally will grow from $1.6B in 2015 to $13.4B in 2018, attaining a 103.1% CAGR.
2) The Internet of Things (IoT) â€“
The IoT is one phrase that best describes the technology driven interconnected world that we all live in nowadays. It is all because of this wonder invention of the mankind that our lives have become sorted, simpler and faster. The IoT allows household electronic devices, such as televisions and tube-lights etc. to be connected to the Internet and accessed by anyone who is online.
The global Internet of Things market will grow to $1.7 trillion in 2020 from $655.8 billion in 2014 as per research firm IDC. The firm predicts that the number of â€œIoT endpoints,â€ connected devices such as cars, refrigerators and everything in between, will grow from 10.3 billion in 2014 to more than 29.5 billion in 2020.
Related reading â€“ Govt. To Create An IoT Industry In India Of USD 15 Billion By 2020
3) Medical Technology â€“
Keep a tab on all the latest happenings in the Medical technology world, if youâ€™re really looking forward to bet your hard earned money in something truly disruptive. The healthcare industry is making great inventions one after another. So, do your homework and be ready to invest.