Founder & Chief Catalyst
ACC, International Coaching Federation
Certified Professional Coach, ICA
Certified Cultural Intelligence (CQ) Facilitator
MA & BSSc, Communication
Ms. Margot Ling
“Live with Passion. Live with Purpose.” - Margot Ling
Margot founded TCP in 2016 to facilitate cross-border and cross-cultural growth for multinational teams and business through training, consulting and partnerships, specialising in technology & media. Margot's greatest assets are her knowledge of and passion for partnerships with excellent Greater China & global networks. She is a dynamic business development executive with solid track records in clinching numerous well-known China inbound & outbound deals for Fortune 500 media & tech companies, including Twitter, Fox, Dolby and Edipresse Groupe.
As a Global Mindset and Growth Mindset evangelist, Margot is one of the few Certified Cultural Intelligence (CQ) Facilitators in Greater China from a business background. In recent years, Margot is also a performance & empowerment coach for tech start-up CEOs. Using her unique background in digital media and coaching, she created the A.G.I.L.E. performance coaching model to help clients to achieve sustainable growth. Margot has been a guest speaker in Hong Kong University SPACE’s Institute of China Business and Lingnan University, Hong Kong. She has trained a wide range of content partners in the region, including China state-owned media, international media and private technology companies. Margot's Cross-Cultural Performance Workshop participants over the last year rated their satisfaction at an average of 94%. She speaks English, Mandarin and Cantonese.
Ms. Jan Kot
Managing Partner, China
MFA in Creative Writing
B.S. in Journalism & Mass Communication
Intercultural Storytelling Coach, ICA
“You are your story and it all depends on how you tell it. ”
- Jan Kot
Jan was born and raised in Shanghai, educated in Hong Kong and the US. With a bachelor degree in journalism and a master degree in creative writing, Jan has over the years taken a ring-side seat in witnessing and documenting China’s rise to a global power. During her earlier career, Jan worked as a reporter for a number of news and business publications in the region with a focus on China’s social and cultural transformation as the country in preparation for the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2010 Shanghai World Expo. She was also one of the first Chinese writers to report on Chinese in Africa. In 2011, Jan became a founding member of Juwai.com, an international property portal for Chinese. In 2019, Jan founded The Tale Blazers in Shanghai, a consultancy agency that empowers brands and business to tell better stories. Jan is also the managing partner, China of TCP Growth, a Hong Kong-based consultancy focusing on cross-cultural training, consulting and partnerships. Jan speaks English, Mandarin and Cantonese.
Featured Growth Catalysts
Mr. Tan Nguyen
Certified Executive Coach, ICA
PgD, Fulbright Scholarship, Public Policy
BSc, Maritime Navigation
“Unlock that very unique energy inside yourself and get inspired by your true self...amazingly, so do people around you!” - Tan Nguyen
In times like these, leaders face unprecedented challenges and uncertainty, most of which are unfamiliar to them. Leaders must first find ways to inspire themselves, to face their own fear and therefore in turn inspire their team to overcome fear and embrace change. More than ever vulnerability becomes the fundamental quality for inspirational leaders around the world. With more than 20 years experience in business and organizational leadership, Tan has always been curious and passionate about developing people and building high performing teams. Tan particularly focuses on vulnerability to overcome fear and thereby help teams leapfrog performance to the next level. Tan dedicates his time running leadership and organizational training for leaders in Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, and Australia. Tan has a degree in maritime navigation from Vietnam, a Fulbright Post graduate scholarship in public policy from Harvard Kennedy school of policy, and is also a certified Executive coach. Tan speaks English and Vietnamese.
Signature Online Workshops
Ms. Lashley Pulsipher
ACC, International Coaching Federation
Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist
MA, International Policy Studies
BA, Political Science & Arabic Studies
“Being decisive is one of the best qualities you can cultivate. Make a decision and then do everything you can to make sure your decision was the best decision because of the results you create.” - Lashley Pulsipher
Lashley is a global leadership consultant and certified coach accredited by ICF. She is an enterprising executive with C-suite experience so she’s accustomed to the dynamic pace of working in emerging & growth-leading economies from Africa to the Middle East and South Asia. She has over a decade of experience leading regional teams across several industries including hospitality, luxury travel, real estate, wellness, and retail. Lashley is an adept communications trainer specializing in executive presence, crisis management, and impactful presentation skills. She holds a master’s degree in International Policy. Lashley also supports entrepreneurs by serving as a guest speaker, coach, and mentor to local start-up programs, as well as a sector expert and judge for the USAID SMEA Challenge Fund and National Incubation Center.
Signature Online Workshops
Corporate Communication to Persuasion
Ms. Sunaina Vij
Certified Cultural Intelligence facilitator
MA, French and Francophone Literature
“Be The Bridge, not the wall.” - Sunaina Vij
Sunaina is an Interculturalist and a linguist. Based in Mumbai, she founded The Bridge to facilitate intercultural growth in the multicultural subcontinent of India. She is a certified Cultural Intelligence facilitator (CQ) and is associated with various organisations such as American School of Bombay, Alliance française de Bombay and Renaissance Strategic Consultant Pvt. ltd. She also led the pre/post congress workshop committee and was a member of the SIETAR Europa (Society for Intercultural Training and Research) 2019 organising committee. With over a decade of experience, she has worked with the senior management of different organisations such as AREVA India Pvt Ltd., Ernst & Young, Intelnet Global and State Bank of India- Société Générale. She works with various organisations in India and expats living in Mumbai to facilitate global leadership training, cross-cultural team building, negotiation and communication. Her areas of expertise include Cross-Cultural communication, Cultural Intelligence facilitation and inclusive work practice. She is a FLE specialist (teaching French as foreign language). She knows English, Hindi, French and three Indian regional languages.