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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MAKING ASSUMPTIONS

I have recently been working on a project for a client that involves an approach where program participants are provided with prework (self-learning content) which is then followed up by an intensive application clinic. We…

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NEW OPPORTUNITIES, NEW CHALLENGES

The FIFA world cup currently being held in Qatar has certainly raised some interesting challenges in terms of culture. At the same time though, having the event in a region where it has never been…

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INNOVATIVE RECRUITMENT

Many organisations are finding the recruitment of suitable staff very challenging. A recent survey found that 89% of companies feel they can’t find the talent they need. It begs the question- how are organisations adapting…

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ALIGNING VALUES

The recent debacle with the new Essendon Football Club CEO resigning a day after his appointment due to a conflict in values is troubling. It raises questions about the governance and due diligence that the…

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KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER PROCESS

It’s been 12 years since I was last engaged by a client to prepare their teams for knowledge transfer of business processes overseas. In a recent short burst, there have been 2 requests for this…

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