Feb 12, 2018
Sridhar Ramchanran is the Senior
Manager of BMO Wealth Management in the US. Sridhar has
extensive experience across multiple industries from Consumer
Products to Consumer Electronics / Technology to Financial
Services. He has worked in South East Asia, Middle East,
Africa and North America.
Sridhar and I have known each
other for over 10 years. His positive attitude, empathy
towards others and his authenticity help propel his professional
life. In this
podcast, Sridhar shares practical career advice to cross-cultural
Here are some of Sridhar’s
suggestions to cross-cultural professionals:
determined - you have to back yourself up with confidence.
You overcame many obstacles to move to a new country so don’t
let anything to stop you in developing your career in North
solution driven - customize your unique experience with the
problems of your new employers. Be a champion of problem
open-minded with a positive attitude - there could be a tendency
for immigrants to hold on to our past success at the home
countries. Be open to try new things. Should things not
come to your preferred way, you need to be open for new
authentic and be true to yourself and others - embrace changes and
help others along the way.
how to effectively communicate to your North American peers.
There could be a tendency for cross-cultural professionals to
mingle with colleagues from the same ethnicity. Set up
objectives to widen your social and professional
Hope you’ll enjoy this