Category Archives: culture shock

Avoiding Cross-Cultural Faux Pas – Career Skills From MindTools.com


See on Scoop.it – Global Leaders Learn some common mistakes to avoid when traveling or working in a different culture. Quote from the article: The Importance of Cultural Awareness It’s not just professionals working overseas who need to learn cross-cultural business … Continue reading

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Who Needs Cross-cultural Training ?


Scoop.it – Global Leaders This article posted in  www.expatica.ru is giving a great overview about cross-cultural training Expatriate failure is defined in literature in a variety of ways, with intentions to leave listed prominently Anne Egros‘s insight: Tailoring cross-cultural training programmes to the … Continue reading

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Become an Ugly Expat in 12 easy steps


See on Scoop.it – Global Leaders You’re probably familiar with the expression “Ugly American,” a pejorative and stereotypical term for US expatriates who alienate the locals with their loud and disrespectful behaviour. Anne Egros‘s insight: I have been an expat … Continue reading

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7 Most Common Thinking Errors Expatriates Make


I am going to focus mainly on people moving abroad or expatriates going back home but the theory applies to anybody experiencing  emotional stress when moving to unknown environments. During  big life changes, we experience stress, overload, or threat and often lose control of … Continue reading

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Moving Overseas? Don’t Make Big Decisions Under pressure!


If you are an expatriate moving abroad this summer, chances are high that you are under great pressure and stress. You have made the decision to relocate few months ago, although it feels like years. Your partner is already working in your future … Continue reading

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Should We Let Our Children Cry ?


Today is last day of school ! My son had pain and tears this morning, he said he will never see his friends again as we are moving  to another country this summer. He showed me the school yearbook and I … Continue reading

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Graduation Day In America From An Expat Perspective


We have been living for just 11 months in an affluent small town in New Jersey too far from New York City to be international. If I want to go to the City it takes me a good 90 minutes by … Continue reading

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