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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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Do You Work Too Hard ? Some Cultural Perspectives


Do you think that the number of hours you spend at work is related to well-being , happiness and better health ? I came across an article from us.cnn.com comparing the number of hours spent on work and well-being, putting in … Continue reading

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Five Mistakes People Make Reading Your Body Language


Those are typical  mistakes people make all the time especially in a multicultural context.   For example while I was working in Japan,  looking straight in the eyes of a Japanese business person would be considered as very impolite and … Continue reading

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The Secret Powers of Time and Cultural Differences


In the video below you will see interesting perspectives of time perception through the eyes of different cultures, countries, generations, religions. According to Professor Philip Zimbardo, people look differently at time based on cultural and individual values: Focused on the past  (negative … Continue reading

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How To Select A School Before Moving Abroad ?


In my previous article “How To Meet People You Don’t Know” I was talking how to overcome your  fears about networking with strangers and strategies to meet new friends in general. In this article, I would like to be more … Continue reading

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What To Learn From A Brand That Is Trusted Globally?


Why Paying a coffee at Starbucks 3$ while you could get a good coffee at your local Deli or coffee shop for 99 cts? This is not only the taste, price does not matter because you don’t drink coffee,  it … Continue reading

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