Category Archives: United States

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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American Culture: What is Black Friday ?


  When I first moved to New York City from Japan, I never heard about “Black Friday”. I remember the Macy’s Parade in the streets of NYC for Thanksgiving but did not notice this event the first year.   Black … Continue reading

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How To Increase Your Likability By Guy Kawasaki: Enchantment Infographic


Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions is Guy’s tenth book. In it, he explains how to influence what people will do while maintaining the highest standards of ethics. The book explains when and why enchantment is necessary and then … 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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Resilience During Disasters: Are Expats Better Prepared ?


In one of my previous posts, “Are expat more resilient ?” , I talk about the process of building physical and mental strengths after being exposed to various stressful events, several culture shocks and overall how being an expat can actually … Continue reading

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Fear of China ? There are More Chinese Learning English Than Total Americans in US


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