Category Archives: expatriates

Is Expatriation an Addiction?


The last few decades has seen more and more people taking up a corporate expatriate posting, with all of the benefits and challenges an expatriation can bring. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.communicaid.com After 25 years of expatriation, experiencing very different … Continue reading

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Where are you really from ? An Expat Perspective On Racism


I found the question in this article very interesting:   Is It Racist to Ask People Where They’re From? As an expat, I am asked all the time where are you really from ?  and I usually have different answers for different … Continue reading

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Expat Life: Culture Shock May Be Inevitable But Pain Is Optional


At one point or another new expats will get a “lecture” about “Culture Shock” as it is explained in this video: Not every expats experience that sequence of emotional reactions and saying this is “normal” is not removing the pain … Continue reading

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Intercultural Communication at Work


See on Scoop.it – Global Leaders In this globalised world, communicating in intercultural contexts is not as easy as it may seem… Anne Egros‘s insight: When you don’t understand someone’s behavior in intercultural context, ask questions, don’t guess through your … 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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