Empire of the Cuisines – Courage and Global Mindset

Empire of the Cuisines – Courage and Global Mindset

If the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, then the way to everyone’s cultural intelligence is down the same route. The process of globalisation, rapid travel, and 24/7 connectivity has brought the different cuisines of the world,[...]..
Book Review of Bamboo Strong by Grant Hall

Book Review of Bamboo Strong by Grant Hall

Through the telling of his immersive life experiences in a variety of different cultures and locales, David Clive Price delivers practical advice on how to develop your cultural intelligence. As businesses increasingly look overseas in their unending search for growth,[...]..
Cross-cultural Leadership – Lessons from Brexit

Cross-cultural Leadership – Lessons from Brexit

Did you know that the very dense fibres in each cane of bamboo give the plant extreme flexibility, allowing it to bend without snapping? In earthquakes, a bamboo forest is actually a very safe place to take shelter, and houses[...]..
Bamboo Strong Book – Cultural Intelligence Secrets

Bamboo Strong Book – Cultural Intelligence Secrets

Diversity is the new normal and we’d better get used to it! We are living and working in an age of rapid change: increasing globalisation and connectivity, faster time to market, more cross-border mergers and acquisitions, many new and more[...]..
3 Mindset Secrets for Asia Business Success

3 Mindset Secrets for Asia Business Success

Yes, I know we’re not supposed to in this age of political correctness but how many times do we hear other people doing it, catch a hint of it on TV, and (god forbid) find ourselves consciously or sub-consciously doing[...]..
Cultural Diversity Is the New Normal – Are You Ready?

Cultural Diversity Is the New Normal – Are You Ready?

Diversity is the new normal---and we’d better get used to it. Under the impact of migration, globalisation, and the concentration of work in super-connected cities across the world, we are dealing with people of many different national, ethnic, cultural, social,[...]..
Be Your Own GHQ – Managing Across Cultures

Be Your Own GHQ – Managing Across Cultures

  Cultural understanding almost always starts with the personal—which means it starts with you. Without a strong sense of who you are and how your own culture has influenced and shaped you, you are very unlikely to know how to[...]..
The Karaoke Test – Business Across Cultures

The Karaoke Test – Business Across Cultures

I have a Czech friend in London who works for a major bank, which recently sent him to Melbourne with a one-day stopover in Singapore for client meetings. The stopover was followed by a non-stop flight to Melbourne where he[...]..