Ep70: Start-up to global MNC. What's the difference?

career planning


In this episode, Mei Phing discusses the story of a client who successfully transitioned from a small company to a global multinational company, facing challenges with the new structured environment. With coaching, she focused on effective communication and planning to succeed in her new role.



00:00 πŸ”Š Client success story series showcases achievements and transformations in career growth.

01:45 πŸ”Š Client transitions from small company to global MNC, facing culture shock and confusion.

04:22 πŸ”Š Coach provides insights on corporate expectations and communication skills.

07:10 πŸ”Š Embracing a beginner’s mindset helps client navigate differences and learn in new role.

09:35 πŸ”Š Importance of humility and recognizing what you don’t know for career advancement.


Key Insights

πŸ‘₯ Recognizing cultural differences and adapting to new working methods is crucial for transitioning from a small company to a global MNC.

🌟 Effective communication, planning, and aligning expectations are essential skills for success in a structured corporate environment.

πŸ’‘ Embracing a beginner’s mindset and being open to continuous learning is key to growth and overcoming challenges.

πŸ—οΈ Humility and recognizing gaps in knowledge can lead to new insights and innovative solutions for career advancement.

πŸ’ͺ Overcoming confusion and embracing change requires a mindset shift and a willingness to start fresh in a new role.

🌍 Coaching and insights from experienced professionals can provide valuable guidance in navigating corporate expectations.

🎯 The focus on efficiency and effectiveness in a global MNC requires a shift from the ad hoc approach common in small companies.



πŸ‘‹ Welcome to the Corporate Survivor with Mei Phing — ex-Global Head of Department turned Career Coach & Founder of The Corporate Survivor™. On this podcast, Mei Phing shares her corporate world insights and experiences so you can survive, navigate and grow your career with clarity, confidence, competence and opportunities.

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