Category Archives: international coaching

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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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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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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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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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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How To Understand Cross-Cultural Communication ?


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.  Typically anthropologists and social scientists tend to study people and … Continue reading

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Invent Your Future Job: Be Unique, Be Social, Be Global


The fast-paced changes of our societies have affected all industries and is changing the nature of work for the next 10 to 15 years. There are three major challenges for the workforce of the future increasing pressures on organizations to become … Continue reading

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The Grass On The Other Side Is Always Greener !


When you see how it can make things better, you get more interested in making the change happen. (Spencer Johnson-Who Moved My Cheese?) ~~~~~~~ Five months ago we moved from Belgium to the U.S. because we decided to live in a place … Continue reading

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Is You Accent Ruining Your Career ?


An accent is a way of pronouncing a language in a certain group of people.. It is therefore impossible to speak without an accent. The influence of your accent on your career is not as important as it used to be … Continue reading

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