True Black has worked as a trainer and executive coach since 2005. He is a partner with Red Sky and a principal with True Development, a training, coaching, and consulting company based in Taipei, Taiwan, which also serves as Red Sky’s Asia Pacific office.
True develops and delivers talent and leadership development programs around the world, with a particular focus on greater China. His training and coaching work covers a broad range of subjects, with a particular focus on leadership, innovation, sales, and influencing skills programs. Recent projects include a series of influence and motivation programs for multi-cultural groups of leaders; a two-day creative problem solving facilitation for a senior executive group; a coaching and training program focused on developing a culture of innovation at a semiconductor design company; and an intercultural conflict management program for a group of senior engineers from China and Korea. True’s clients include Microsoft, TE Connectivity, SAP, JP Morgan, UBS, DBS, Oracle, GMAC, Zurich Financial, Schaeffler, and Bayer.
Feedback from participants in True’s programs centre on the applicability of the training to their work, and the level of engagement they felt during the training program.
True is well known for his energy and humour, as well as his ability to ask questions of and understand participants and cutting to the core of their problems quickly.