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Training and Coaching for highly-motivated engineers and technical professionals who are striving to achieve the clear, confident, authentic cross-cultural communication style of thought leaders and build rewarding relationships for the leadership track

Beyond Pronunciation

Are you an engineer or technical professional who has struggled with people understanding your accent, or perhaps just people's perceptions of you based on your accent? 

 Virtually all of my clients have had the same experience.  Our training and coaching programs explore clarity Beyond Pronunciation and debunk the theory that pronunciation is the problem with your clarity.  I’ll show you how to improve your clarity, and your meaningful connections with others, using three strategies. 

Improve your cross-cultural communication skills and learn how to:

  • Communicate authentically and confidently so that your ideas resonate with others
  • Make it easier for your listener to understand your message more deeply - and retain the message. 
  • Engage others with your message so that they recall your message like a tune that they can’t stop humming

I invite you to book a free 45-minute in-depth assessment meeting with me in which I will help you understand  your communication style and the steps you need to take to improve for the leadership track.  If you are a good fit for my program, I’ll share the details with you. And if you’re not, you will still walk away with some insights about your communication style and how to achieve your goals.


In the meantime, please feel free to expand your awareness and your communication style with the free resources below, or learn a little about me in the "About Us" section of the above menu bar. I look forward to continuing the conversation with you.


Your cross-cultural communication coach,

Christal Reed

What does it take to become a cross-cultural thought-leader?
(an article from LinkedIn, June 2020)

You already speak English well, but do you want to create an English communication style that levels the playing field with those engineering leaders that you so admire?

Read the full article for free

I invite you to book a free 30-minute in-depth assessment meeting with me in which I will help you understand  your communication style and the steps you need to take to improve for the leadership track.  If you are a good fit for my program, I’ll share the details with you. And if you’re not, you will still walk away with some insights about your communication style and how to achieve your goals.

Use the form below to submit your name and email and Christal will contact you.


Announcing - My New e-Book Clarity is Gold
Get It for Just $5.99

My new e-book gives you strategies, practical business conventions, and tons of valuable information to help you make a great first impression verbally or in writing. 

The e-book is 32 pages in length and includes these chapters:
1. Express Your Contact Information to Develop Trust
2. Talk “Spontaneously” and Establish Credibility
3. Organize your E-mail to Promote Understanding and Action
4. Conversational Strategies for Guaranteed Clarity
5. Presenting your Achievements Persuasively

After purchasing the e-book, you will immediately be able to download it in PDF format.  

Purchase the e-Book now

Access Three Instructional Videos - FREE

Start now to Master Your Clarity. Here are 3 x instructional videos that you can watch for free:

Video #1: "Three Steps To Help You Convey Your Name Clearly and Confidently the First Time" so that people understand it, can pronounce it, and remember it whether you have a foreign sounding name, or not.

Video #2: “Communicate Your Address Clearly” Typically, we are giving our address to strangers and/or over the phone - customers, prospective employers, government officials, etc. Clarity is the key to trust and the first impressions that establish your career, close the sale, and allow you to collaborate on projects.

Video #3: “Communicate your Phone Number Clearly”. There may be several reasons why your listener might not understand your phone number. He may speak English as a second language too; there may be ambient noise in the room; she may have been distracted by a malfunctioning pen while you were dictating your phone number. Use these strategies to clearly communicate your phone number every time.


It's Easy.

Enter your name and email address below.  We will send you an email with the instructions for how to access your 3 x free instructional videos.

"Thank you for making English learning such a positive experience for me. With your patience, I am not afraid to make mistakes on my pronunciations and do not feel awkward to repeat practices with you in order to reduce my accent. I am also motivated by your creative teaching, which encourages me to apply the communication skills I learnt from you in my daily life.""

Ileen Peng
Financial Officer

"The instructor was able to adapt the course to our needs in the most effective and professional way. Her positive attitude and continuous encouragement made the lessons a very enjoyable experience. The material and information covered has significantly impacted my academic and professional activities to reach my desired goals."

Ivan Olea
PhD candidate

"Christal is an excellent instructor. She was well organized, thorough and creative in her ideas. Christal was highly respected by both students and colleagues in the program and demonstrated high professionalism throughout….we have offered Christal another teaching contract"

Audrey Olson
Mount Royal University

"I really enjoy Christal’s training style. Her feedback is always supportive and helpful. She really cares about helping me with my specific communication issues. Now, I am much more aware of how to optimize my communication style to engage others and develop strong relationships. "

Baocheng Sheng
Director of Engineering and Construction, PetroChina Canada

"Thank you so much for your advice! It is incredible that you pointed out areas (in my business correspondence) that make a lot of sense now. I am going to rewrite them."

Bernard Leung, Png,
DB Air Qualityle

"We appreciated Christal’s diverse background and experience during a recent one-week substitute-teaching contract. While she was subbing for us, our program was terminated. Christal agreed to be responsible for preparation and delivery of CLB assessments for reading comprehension, writing, and listening/speaking skills for a CLB 3-4 class, which she completed by the end of the week. These assessments assisted us in determining our students’ levels for placement in new schools."

Shirley Edwards
Regional Manager, Bredin Centre

"I couldn't be happier than being in the current state of confident mind with ability to speak and listen clearly. I appreciate and feel fortunate that we have connected before it was too late and have an understanding where I was and what I learnt so far. I would love to take the final leg of the program, which could complete the full program."

Chakravarthy Korra
P. Eng., EP., M. Eng.

"I am already implementing whatever we are learning. Today, in the office, somebody gave me the name for a person to contact. I was not able to write the complete name, so I used the 3-point clarification system. I realized that if I use it more often, it will become a habit. … Christal, very exciting and very adventurous last six weeks."

Roshi Soni
P. Eng, PMP

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Great memories of clients and others who have touched my life.

Creating Meaningful Connections

This 6-week course is tailored for Advanced Engineering and Technical Professionals. Clients achieve measurable results by combining personalized, live, on-line coaching with digital, on-line resources. Master your Clarity and Create Meaningful Connections in your career - so that you are valued as the thought leader that you are.


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