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Managing in a Multicultural World

Managing in a Multicultural World

In this LinkedIn LIVE interview replay with Nancy Parsons, CEO/President at CDR Companies, LLC, we discuss my latest book Saving Face: How to Preserve Dignity and Build Trust and how we can integrate the principles of "face" with cross-cultural management, leadership...

How to Preserve Human Dignity-An Interview

How to Preserve Human Dignity-An Interview

I was recently interviewed by Brian Brogen CGC/PMP a John Maxwell Certified Coach, Teacher and Speaker In this episode, we learned the importance of saving face which is the title of my latest book, Saving Face: How to Preserve Dignity and Build Trust. In the...

Podcast Interview with Wanda Wallace from Out of Your Comfort Zone

Podcast Interview with Wanda Wallace from Out of Your Comfort Zone

Saving Face with Maya Hu-Chan August 6, 2021 Hosted by Wanda Wallace Episode Description Wherever you work, you probably interact and collaborate with people from a range of cultures. What do you need to do to ensure that you are being culturally aware and helping...

Changemaker Spotlight Interview hosted by Gregg Ward

Changemaker Spotlight Interview hosted by Gregg Ward

Gregg Ward, Executive Director of the Center for Respectful Leadership, interviews CRL Advisory Council member and best-selling author, speaker, and coach Maya Hu-Chan about her new book "Saving Face: how to preserve dignity and build trust." Changemaker Spotlight...

Saving Face:  Building Good Relationships at Work and In Life

Saving Face: Building Good Relationships at Work and In Life

In this webinar replay hosted by A Small World, we talked about Saving Face and building good relationships. This is an interactive webinar, with the first 45 minutes of presentation and the last 15 minutes dedicated to questions from the audience.

Coaching in the Workplace Conference Interview Replay

Coaching in the Workplace Conference Interview Replay

In this video replay, I speak to the concept of Saving Face. I also explain FACE and what it is. As a leader, you need to tune into people's emotions so they feel respected and appreciated. At the end of the day, everyone benefits. And it has to start with the...

Challenges of the C-Suite with Maya Hu-Chan

Challenges of the C-Suite with Maya Hu-Chan

CB Bowman interviews Maya Hu-Chan about the challenges executives face in leading an organization. About Maya: Her book “Global Leadership: The Next Generation” was a Harvard Business School Working Knowledge book. Her new book “Saving Face: How to Preserve Dignity...

Honor in Asian Culture

Honor in Asian Culture

In this keynote, Maya Hu-Chan speaks of Asian culture in modern times and the importance of what Saving Face means. Keynote for PF Chang’s Operators Conference in Nashville, TN (2019)

How to Get the Promotion You Deserve!

How to Get the Promotion You Deserve!

Are you one of those people who are smart, work hard but can’t seem to get ahead? What could be holding you back from that promotion and how can you work past that? Watch this video @NAAAP as I share the story of my client, Jenny, who was in a similar situation but...

Core Competencies for Global Leaders – Think Globally

Core Competencies for Global Leaders – Think Globally

How do you develop a global mindset, gain the ability to look at issues from multiple perspectives, and come up with innovative solutions for complex problems? Watch this video @NAAAP where I share the first of the 5 core competencies for global leaders to lead...

Offensive Gestures

Offensive Gestures

Global gestures mean different things in different countries. When traveling abroad, be aware of your body language and how it can be construed. For instance, the "middle finger" gesture in the US means something totally different in China. Be mindful of your...

American Slang & Idioms

American Slang & Idioms

Executive Coach Maya Hu-Chan explains how American slang and idioms can in the way of effective communication.

5 Secrets to Building a High-Performing Virtual Team

5 Secrets to Building a High-Performing Virtual Team

With more and more companies working seamlessly across cultures and times zones. So what is the secret to building a successful virtual team? Face-to-face interactions are critical to virtual team success. In this video, I explain my 5 top tips to building a...

5 Tips for Collaborative Leadership

5 Tips for Collaborative Leadership

Having a strategic plan can add to your team's success by inviting other teams to collaborate. Share your goals priorities and challenges openly. You can develop a common scorecard that will enable you to share the success of achieving your goals. This collaboration...

Core Strengths of Asian Leadership

Core Strengths of Asian Leadership

Asia is the fasted growing economy for many years now. At the heart of this success are Asian leaders, entrepreneurs, and managers. In this video are 8 common leadership strengths. Core Strengths of Asian Leadership. 1. Trust and Integrity 2.Technical Mastery 3....

Are You a Global Thinker?

Are You a Global Thinker?

Working globally means thinking globally. It means opening up your eyes, ears, and especially your mind. You need to be quick on your feet and make effective and appropriate choices. Here are 5 common qualities of effective global thinking. 1. Understand your...

Global Ambition

Global Ambition

Maya Hu-Chan delivered a Keynote speech at the Talent Management Conference 2015 in Singapore: "Global Ambition: Harnessing the Talent and Potential of Asian Leaders"

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