Hi, I’m Tom Verghese.

“When I started Cultural Synergies in 1992, I was constantly having to explain to potential clients what Diversity and Inclusion was and how it would benefit their organisations. After all this time, it has now become part of the business lexicon. Although the focus and topics have evolved over the years, the relevance of this work to our world is more important than ever.”

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Tailored Solutions that Work.

We are excited that the world is changing, for the better. Allow us to work with you to educate and inspire a level of understanding and connection that will make your team powerful. Organisations of the future will be the ones who embrace diversity and use it to create an environment that helps all their team flourish with culturally intelligent leadership. Understanding and implementation are critical to achieving DEI goals.

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Our Areas of Focus

Cultural Synergies works in partnership with organisations, teams and individuals to solve complex cultural issues that are can occur in the workplace at an Organisational, National and personal level.

Workshops / Webinars
Consulting & Advisory
Executive Coaching

How We Work

Cultural Synergies works closely with our clients to develop sustainable strategies that improve global skills for working successfully across distance, culture and time.

Identify Issues

Conduct Analysis

Provide Solutions

Support Implementation

Evaluate Progress

Transfer Knowledge

We have worked with some great clients

With our experience we will take you beyond cliche consciousness to understanding & implementation. This is our craft, we have been working with companies like these for 30 years.

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We work with our clients to navigate challenging problems that lead to better outcomes and ultimately greater success.

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Musings

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FAVOURITE WRITTEN PIECES

Do you have a favourite quote, poem, piece of writing? Do you have a piece that you can always return to? I have quite a collection gathered over the years from various people, Nelson Mandela,…

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POLITICAL CORRECTNESS

I have had a number of conversations recently with individuals who have unintentionally offended others. It was highlighted to them and there were different perspectives to the same situation. Even though this may the case,…

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NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS

Have you given up on your resolutions? About 5 years or so ago, I gave up on resolutions and instead choose a word of the year. Three years ago, it was equanimity, and it was…

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BEING AN OUTSIDER

How often are we in a position to feel what it may be like to be the outsider or in a minority? Too often we are magnetised to situations in which we are comfortable and…

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LIVED EXPERIENCES AND BEST PRACTICES

We have been working with a client recently that is implementing a program to assist with the integration of the business with a foreign partner. It is wonderful to see an organisation being proactive and…

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