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
Keynotes

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

Our latest words and sounds

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STORIES AND CULTURE- INDIGENOUS

I was recently in a presentation on the relevance of stories in sustaining culture. It drew my attention to the Indigenous culture in Australia, which dates back roughly 60,000 years and how it has survived…

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STRENGTHS BECOMING WEAKNESSES

We all have Strengths and Weaknesses. Being self-aware and understanding the impact of these on our actions is useful. Any strength that is overplayed can become a weakness. For example, when courage is overused, it…

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REMOVING BARRIERS FOR DISABILITY

Dylan Alcott, the Australian of the year for 2022 has been a powerful voice for those with disabilities around the globe. As a champion wheelchair tennis player he has led by example. He has recently…

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LEADERSHIP LEGACY

A key objective of any leader, no matter which stage they may be in, is be cognizant of the need to replace themself with other people. Every leader should have in place a strategy for…

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URGENT vs IMPORTANT

People’s work lives are so incredibly hectic, that when managing time, they tend not to differentiate between what is urgent vs important. Steven Covey created a useful model that plots urgent and not urgent against…

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