Category Archives: Global leaders

Why employers value intercultural skills


New research shows that employers around the world value staff who understand the role of culture at work. Source: http://www.britishcouncil.org What do employers understand by ‘intercultural skills ?  Ability to understand different cultural contexts and viewpoints.  Respect for others’ and ‘adapting … 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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What Does Interculturality Mean ?


                        A number of studies on the development of intercultural skills and competences have shown that first-hand experience of ‘otherness’ and even sojourns in a foreign country are not … 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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Find the Coaching in Criticism


Read original article “Find the Coaching in Criticism” from by Sheila Heen and Douglas Stone HBR Magazine, March 2014 Anne Egros‘s insight: Learnings from the article: What makes receiving feedback so hard? The process strikes at the tension between two core human … Continue reading

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Is Empathy Bad For CEOs ? The Psychopath Advantage


When I read this article, questioning the value of empathy for good leadership, I thought it was good food for thought as it is challenging the status quo. Nowadays it is almost considered blasphemy to dismiss empathy and other “people skills” as good … Continue reading

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Bilingualism and biculturalism are related, but they are not the same thing.


See on Scoop.it – Global Leaders Anne Egros‘s insight: A very much-needed explanation on the distinction of bilingualism and biculturalism. For example, too often managers are chosen for their abilities to speak the local language but someone can have a … Continue reading

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