• “Kursen var mycket trevlig, lärorik, användbar och viktig…”

    - Ulrike Frank, Sr. Scientific Officer, Swedish Chemical Agency

     

  • “Ruben is a highly skilled and insightful negotiator, who understands the fabric and dynamics of negotiations.”

    - Rasmus Clausen, Head of Section, Danish Ministry of Defence.

  • “StIPS tailored it’s lectures to our audience of dynamic, young professionals with murderous time constraints. We couldn’t be happier with the results. ”

    -Boris Ajeganov, Public relations officer, Stockholm Association of International Affairs

  • “This knowledge helped me to give several successful presentations and I will use these skills throughout my whole life.Thank you.”

    - Rebecca Demonkos, CEMS Graduate Handelshögskolan / SSE

  • “You get very practical tools that you can use in your everyday life. I recommend this lecture to everyone that has to hold a meeting or a presentation.” 

    - Elisa Magnusson, Utbildningsledare Folkuniversitetet Stockholm

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Cultural adaptation

In 2007 Bono Vox, frontman of the band U2, was honoured by the NAACP for his work in the field of civil rights and education.   In his speech he had to bridge the cultural divide from Catholic Ireland where he grew up to the black urban streets of the US. The NAACP is the civil rights movement from Dr Martin Luther King. In this classic speech Bono goes through all the right steps to build a connection with his ‘black’ audience.

He flatters his hosts and the organization and makes himself small and likable. He uses their examples, their language and their heroes. In the end this ‘white almost pink boy from Ireland‘ almost starts to sound like a black reverend from the South!