Category Archives: culture

Is Humility A Universal Leadership Value Across Cultures ?


Humility in leadership can be defined as the ability to understand yourself and bring the best from other people. You must first know your talents and limitations, then recognize that you have to rely on others and empower them to … Continue reading

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Culture Is Like A Mayonnaise


Originally posted on Anne Egros, Expat Life, Career, Executive Coach:
This blog has been inspired by an article published  by Rana Sinha , How to understand cross-cultural analysis?. I have summarized Rana’s key ideas and added my own sources of information Origins and Evolution of Cross-cultural Communication.…

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You Are What You Speak: How Language Influences Behaviors


If our language shapes the way we think, it also impacts the way we behave. In its presentation, Keith Chen ask the question: Could your language affect your ability to save money ? The author gives various examples on how same information … Continue reading

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The Truth About Green Card and American Citizenship


The New York Times Just published this article : Making Choice to Halt at Door of Citizenship I think the article is misleading giving the wrong message that green card holders are taking all the “good things” America has to offer: … Continue reading

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The 5 Biggest Lies About Expats


It is amazing how much pressure is put on expats to comply to a certain image of the “ideal expat”. The perfect expat does not exist and most recommendations I read on specialized blogs on how to become one are … Continue reading

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Intercultural training important to expats’ success


See on Scoop.it – Global Leaders Intercultural training programs are designed to develop cultural awareness and speed the transition process, by providing employees and their families with the knowledge, skills and tools necessary to effectively interact across cultures. See on … Continue reading

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The Stigma Of Being An Extrovert


I am writing this post as I really feel there is a wrong debate about extroverts versus introverts and their supposed capacity to lead effectively. If you Google the words “extrovert” or “introvert” you get two times more results for “introvert” than for … Continue reading

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Research Findings: The Value of Intercultural Skills in the Workplace


See on Scoop.it – Global Leaders Culture at Work: The value of intercultural skills in the workplace —A survey conducted by the British Council, Booz Allen Hamilton and Ipsos Public Affairs, of HR managers at 367 large employers…Posted on 2013/03/20 by Dianne Hofner Saphiere. See full article on blog.culturaldetective.com Intercultural skills … Continue reading

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Cultural Intelligence is the Art of Understanding Empathy Across Cultures.


I made this blog based on the findings of the original article:  LEARN SOMETHING ABOUT EMPATHY : See on Scoop.it – Global Leaders Strong empathy may prevent us from doing the wrong things. Empathy then connects with the divine energy in this person. It is like … Continue reading

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