Coaching World Issue 18: May 2016 - Page 15

Shutterstock.com/everything possible What’s Your CQ? “ C O A C H I N G F R O M A C U LT U R A L P E R S P E C T I V E ALLOWS THE UNLEASHING OF ADDITIONAL H U M A N P O T E N T I A L B Y S Y S T E M A T I C A L LY T A P P I N G I N T O T H E R I C H N E S S O F C U LT U R A L D I V E R S I T Y, I N T O T H E W I S D O M T H A T L I E S I N A LT E R N A T I V E Fenny Ang, Ph.D., ACC —Philippe Rosinski, MCC Recently, my client—a vice president of a global manufacturing company—lamented, “My daughter now calls me ‘The Telecon Man,’” referring to the incessant number of teleconferences he has to make at home, in addition to his punishing schedule of jet-setting around the globe. I could be coaching him via Skype when he’s in Tokyo this week, or Mumbai the following week or face-to-face in Shanghai the next month. 15 CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE > Coaching World Fenny has more than 15 years of experience in management consulting and human resources in both the corporate and NGO sectors, working across Asia-Pacific. She is currently based in Shanghai, China, and works with clients in the areas of leadership development, change management and organizational transitions. Her recent coaching and training projects focused on helping executives navigate successfully in times of change, and training them to work with crosscultural teams more effectively. C U LT U R A L P E R S P E C T I V E S . ”