Category Archives: Expat in Moscow

The “How Are You?” Culture Clash: Americans v.s. Russians


How Are You ? The answer Americans give, of course is, “Fine.” But when Russians hear this they think one of two things: (1) you’ve been granted a heavenly reprieve from the wearisome grind that all but defines the human … Continue reading

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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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Conversation Killers : What Do You Do ? Where Do You Come From ?


Imagine , you are at a networking event and you are new in town or never met anybody in the group before, you have butterflies in your stomach, when someone comes to you and ask : What do you do … Continue reading

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International Commuters: Understanding the Benefits and Challenges | Expatriatus


See on Scoop.it – Global Leaders International assignments  are getting shorter and the number of international commuters is increasing. Do you think it is beneficial on the long run for both the employees and employers ? Anne Egros‘s insight: Not … Continue reading

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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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No escape from history in Moscow


See on Scoop.it – Life in Moscow From an Expat Perspective As Russians remember the victims of the Stalinist purges, Daniel Sandford discovers that you do not have to look far to find history on your doorstep. This is so true and … Continue reading

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