Michael Landers is the founder of Culture Crossing, LLC, a global consulting organization dedicated to finding innovative solutions for groups and individuals working in challenging global conditions. Michael’s work focuses on providing clients the necessary tools to help them achieve their goals, over come obstacles, and navigate the complexities of global business with savvy, and style. For the past 15 years, Michael has been busy designing and facilitating programs for global executives and managers on Leadership coaching, cross-cultural communication, team building, cultural diversity, inclusion, sustained employee engagement and international recruiting and staffing.
Michael has conducted business in over 30 countries, including building and growing a consultancy busi ness in Japan, staffing a global advertising conglomerate throughout Europe, and Leading a business development initiative in Latin America. These experiences have Left him with a strong understanding of the pitfalls and challenges business professionals may face while working with the global community. He regularly facilitates Large groups as well as conducts private coaching sessions. He is fluent in Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese, proficient in Japanese and has a working knowledge of Italian. He also shares his expertise with others by Lecturing at schools and universities across the country on subjects such as intercultural communication, cross-cultural marketing, negotiation, and HR management, among other topics.
Michael is also the founder of the online portal, culturecrossing.net, which is an evolving database of cross-cultural information about every country in the world. This free, user-built reference is an invaluable resource for business professionals and is quickly gaining recognition as the perfect primer for all one’s intercultural experiences.