With global warming on the rise, high levels of pollution contaminating our air, and the amount of waste disposal increasing, it’s crucial to recognize Earth’s environmental crisis and find ways to help combat it.
Looking for ways to become a rising star in the workplace? Instead of resorting to convenient ways, provide specific solutions to environmentally-conscious […]
Mazel tov- you’ve received an invitation to your friend’s Seder celebration! If you’re like most people attending their first Seder, you have a etiquette questions about how to dress, what to do, and what to expect at this sacred meal shared among friends and family. In honor of Passover which falls, between April 10-18 this […]
“The bounty of nature is one of the deep needs of man.” Lady Bird Johnson
These words were shared by Lady Bird Johnson during her famous 1967 speech at Yale University. As First Lady, married to President Lyndon B. Johnson, this inspirational visionary preserved the natural beauty of her country by participating in legislative initiatives including […]
China, a top U.S. trade partner, has a diversified industrial economy that provides U.S. businesses with multiple opportunities for partnership and investment. When negotiating with Chinese business professionals, understand that this Confucian culture comes with a unique set of rules. As a cross-cultural business trainer and the author of Access to Asia, consider these five […]
When looking to expand abroad or partner with a multinational firm, even the most successful business professionals get blindsided by unexpected cross-cultural differences. The reality is that certain business practices- including regulation, contract mediation, and decision making- vary widely according to the culture that one negotiates with. Before you dive into trying to make a […]
Developing intercultural competence requires more than familiarity with multicultural teams, national cultures, multilingualism or international travel. Cultural competence requires the ability to recognize and reconcile cultural dimensions without bias or generalization. It’s the capacity to work effectively with diverse teammates. With many region-specific nuances, how can we develop a global outlook that is both culturally-adept […]
In honor of National Women’s History Month, our final quiz focuses on a continent that is home to many prominent women who have demonstrated success in a myriad of ways. Australia not only has beautiful scenery and beaches, but also brilliant, independent women that have changed history.
Test your knowledge on Australian women by answering the […]