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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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The Chemistry of Positive Social Interactions In Leadership


Anne Egros’s insight: Judith and Richard Glaser published an article in HBR on the results of a study that analyzed the hormonal response of positive and negative behaviors in managers. Oxytocin is the hormone we produce when we feel good during a conversation like positive feedback. Cortisol is … Continue reading

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Dealing with Difficult People: The Know-It-All


Got a know-it-all in your life who knows everything except, perhaps, how to act like a real human being? Read on for tips on how to deal. According to the author of this article, Susan Davis, the Know It All … Continue reading

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Using a foreign language changes moral decisions


See on Scoop.it – Global Leaders Would you sacrifice one person to save five? Such moral choices could depend on whether you are using a foreign language or your native tongue. A new study from psychologists finds that people using … Continue reading

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Social Media Usage Across Cultures


Originally posted on Anne Egros, Expat Life, Career, Executive Coach:
[tweetmeme source=”AnneEgros”] With the globalization we have seen an increase of usage of social media everywhere. According to Nielsen research (January 2010), global consumers spent more than five and half hours…

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Beware the Very Real Effect of Negative Social Connections


See on Scoop.it – Education For The Future There’s a growing body of evidence supporting the idea that your friends’ friends wield tremendous power over you without you even knowing it. Social networks are the groups of real friends that … Continue reading

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How Intercultural Competence Drives Success in Global Virtual Teams


See on Scoop.it – Global Leaders A study that shows intercultural competence as a factor in effectiveness of global virtual teams, and that building relationships, establishing structure, and having discipline are critical for success. Anne Egros‘s insight: To build a … Continue reading

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The Dangers Of Slang For Non-Native Language Speakers


I have had interesting discussions with linguists and intercultural coaches after publishing an article,  “You Are What You Speak: How Language Influences Behaviors”,. The debate was mainly around  words and cultural context. The most recurrent question was:  Is it the cultural … Continue reading

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