Author Reviews and Profiles

Introducing Intercultural Competence

By |2019-02-21T10:18:05-06:00February 20th, 2019|Author Reviews and Profiles, book recommendations, Business and the Environment, Cross-Cultural, Culture, global competency, intercultural competence, Lifestyle, Relationship Building, Self-Awareness, Travel, Travel Book Recommendations|

Craig Storti, Sharon Schweitzer, and Alex Matveev by Sietar USA This 3-part blog series is a book review of Dr. Alex Matveev’s excellent book  Intercultural Competence in Organizations. Alex and I met during SIETAR USA in 2017 where we were featured as published authors. We immediately felt a Central-Eastern European bond since he [...]

Celebrate National Author’s Day

By |2018-10-11T14:54:37-06:00November 1st, 2017|Author Reviews and Profiles, book recommendations, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Gracious Living, Language and Culture, Lifestyle, Travel Book Recommendations, US Observances|

Both fiction and nonfiction books have the potential to enrich our personal and professional lives on many levels. Here are five priceless gifts we can thank authors for on this holiday.

It’s All About Being In The Room

By |2018-10-11T14:54:48-06:00June 26th, 2017|Author Reviews and Profiles, Gracious Living, Guest Blog Posts, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Social Etiquette|

It's All About Being In The Room - Interview with first-time author, certified professional coach & Senior Social Editor of The Society Diaries, Rob Giardinelli

Interview with Author Barry Tomalin – Part II

By |2018-10-11T14:55:16-06:00January 19th, 2015|Author Reviews and Profiles|

Earlier this week, I introduced readers to the incredible author Barry Tomalin, and explored through an interview what influenced and fascinated him most in writing his latest book, The World's Business Cultures: How to Unlock Them. Now, some additional insights from Barry: What is the single most fascinating thing you discovered when writing the book? I [...]

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Interview with Author Barry Tomalin – Part I

By |2018-10-11T14:55:16-06:00January 15th, 2015|Author Reviews and Profiles|

Recently I was fortunate enough to “pick the brain” of the wonderful author, trainer, public speaker and global business consultant Barry Tomalin. Barry has authored several useful books and guides, including the groundbreaking The World’s Business Cultures: How to Unlock Them, which is now in its 3rd edition. Below are some questions I asked Barry, [...]

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Joseph Shaules Interview Part 2: The Intercultural Mind

By |2018-10-11T14:55:17-06:00November 17th, 2014|Author Reviews and Profiles|

For those of you as fascinated by Joseph Shaules’ ideas as I am, I was able to catch up with him further - around the world in Tokyo this time - to ask a few follow-up questions. As expected, his answers are inspiring and made me really think – exactly how do I think about [...]

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Interview with Author Joseph Shaules

By |2018-10-11T14:55:17-06:00November 13th, 2014|Author Reviews and Profiles|

The SIETAR-USA 2014 annual conference “Pioneering Intercultural Leadership: From Awareness to Action” was held in the beautiful city of Portland, Oregon recently. “Learning and awareness are never enough; action is what makes a difference in our world.” One of the most fascinating speakers was Joseph Shaules of Japan Intercultural. His new book is The Intercultural [...]

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