Culture for Thought

Communication is a vital component of doing business. However cultural variations can impact a person’s ability to successfully communicate. Understanding the cultural differences is important. Equally essential is developing the skills to make presentations, negotiate deal and communicate your message in multicultural situations. Download the pdf of an except of Elizabeth Vennekens-Kelly’s presentation "Getting the [...]

Observation is an extremely powerful tool, exemplified by the fact that it is a basic component of scientific experimentation. Observation is also an essential tool for individuals interacting with other cultures. One of the pieces of advice that I always give to intercultural training participants who will be working and/or living in another country is […]

According to a Washington Times article (Dec 2012), 84% of the world has a faith. How their faith is practiced varies by religion, country, and individuals. Religious devotion is quite personal, from the once-a-year visitor to the zealot. Religious beliefs can influence a wide variety of aspects of our lives including rituals, diet and appearance. The religious ideals […]

Making a good first impression is something most people strive to do especially in business. Various factors can influence how people are perceived including personal appearance, attitude, body language and their message. All that being true but the initial greeting is key. Since greetings differ from culture to culture, intercultural trainer such as myself will […]

Most people love lists, particularly some of us as we get older; without a list things wouldn’t get done. I was recently advised when contacting the media about a news items that it would get more attention if it included a list such as ‘the top 10 tips for traveling abroad.’ Similar to ‘top’ lists, […]

Time is so basic to our lives. We learn to tell time at a very young age. If we want to know the time of day or the day of the week, we simply look at a clock, a calendar, or our iPhone. However, even these aspects of time are not so simple: do you […]

Subtle Differences, Big Faux Pas by Elizabeth Vennekens-Kelly This book aims to help you appreciate that just because something is done one way in your country does not mean it is acceptable in another. This book is a fun, light-hearted, but very important first step towards establishing intercultural awareness. Using fist names may seem like […]

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