Thomas Veeman

Thomas Veeman

Helps teams bridge cultural barriers and overcome differences in communication styles, integrating his work experience that spans 6 countries and 3 continents.

Thomas has worked in the United States, Germany, Switzerland, India, and Thailand.  He has lived in Mexico City since 2012, where he draws on his international background to teach executive courses on emotional and cultural intelligence.  Thomas is especially passionate about using experiential and narrative methods to help teams bridge cultural and communication divides.  He speaks English, German, and Spanish.

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Services & Expertise

  • Strategic narrative
  • Intercultural communication
  • Team building
  • Training
  • Presentations
  • Feedback
  • Individual executive coaching

Education & Qualifications

  • Masters in Business Administration, Cornell University (USA)
  • Masters degree in psychology, Alliant International University (Mexico City)
  • Bachelor’s degree in language and culture, Southern Oregon University (USA)
  • Three years of philosophy study, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin (Germany)
  • Advanced training in narrative counseling, Vancouver School of Narrative Therapy (Canada)
  • International conference presenter and workshop facilitator

Thomas’ thought leadership

instructors facilitators
Not all training or trainers are created equal. When you think about training, are you prioritizing what will really create
conflict-management
"Successful teams have three things in common: They meet their performance goals. Their members feel satisfied that they are learning/benefiting
HBR Getting to Yes Across Cultures
HBR adds cultural factors to Fisher, Ury and Patton's classic "Getting to Yes," taking into account perceptions of expression, confrontation
Text messages for business
We respond almost instantly to text messages - and that immediacy lends itself to problems. Whatsapp and other texting platforms
Culture
Becoming an effective leader is challenging as it is. And when we encounter a new culture, sometimes the very characteristics
“Leaders who don’t listen will eventually be surrounded by people who have nothing to say” -Andy Stanley
Day of the Zombie Performance Review
The latest research on the importance of manager feedback skills - with or without an annual review rating system in
Memory
We all want to be remembered. Every presenter wants you to remember her message—and wants you to remember her. Yet
elephant
For most of us, having a problem is not pleasant. It would seem to me that the word’s very definitions

We believe that organizations can build their future now by focusing on customer experience, harnessing relationships at all levels, and creating cultures of innovation. Around these three pillars, we work with organizations and teams to help them align their strategy, leadership model and communication style.

We design tailor-made consulting and training programs to help create congruent cultures and high-impact teams, demonstrating ROI in productivity, image and effectiveness.

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