Authentic Journeys

Rochester, NY

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About this pro

How does your service stand out?

I individualize sessions and lessons for each person. I prepare for 30-60 minutes before each meeting. After each meeting, I write up notes and recommended activities/homework for personal development. This is sent to the client within 48 hours of service delivery.

What do you enjoy about the work you do?

Getting to know each person as a unique individual who inspires and grows is a real inspiration to me. I enjoy creating individualized lessons and homework to help that particular person shine. I enjoy helping each person to create goals and a 'road map' to achieving their cross-cultural adjustment goals to help them live the best life anywhere they are in the world! I enjoy really listening to each person and helping them draw on their innate knowledge by asking probing questions that bring out life lessons. I enjoy realizing I can make a difference in a person's life, one person at a time. I enjoy getting feedback from satisfied clients and also their ideas for my improvement. I work for them. If I can improve myself to help them better, I will.
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Location

Rochester, NY 14618

Years in business

8

Number of employees

1

Q&A

How did you get started doing this type of work?
As the daughter of an immigrant Hungarian family in the US, Jennifer grew up learning the differences between Americans and people of other cultures. She understands the challenges of working and interacting with Americans as well as the differences in the American and Indian thinking processes. Jennifer has a unique understanding of both US and Indian cultures from both her professional and personal life. Her first exposure to Indian culture came through a Punjabi NRI friend named Maya. Maya was the daughter of an Indian Ambassador, and much to Jennifer's frustration, was unable to answer any questions about India since she had never lived there. Ironically, "Maya" means illusion in several Indic languages. Through over 15 years experience working and interacting with Indians, successfully bridging the gap between cultures for business, travel and personal communications, Jennifer gained valuable insight and knowledge into the daily interactions amongst resident Indians, NRIs and their unique challenges addressing business concerns with US clients, managers and colleagues. During her career, Jennifer has worked as an English Conversation Coach, Communications Coordinator, and a Program Assistant for Global Ambassadors. To view her full credentials, visit her LinkedIn profile.
Describe a recent project you are fond of. How long did it take?
"Because of your sessions, I could speak confidently in a conversation with an American on my first business trip to the US. I had no problem to understand their accent, and they understood me as well." This quote comes from a recent Indian corporate with about 10 years of experience who I coached for 10 hours on various aspects of corporate and American communication skills.