There was a time when face-to-face interaction was the norm for the workplace, and relationships with bosses, colleagues, partners and customers were based on personal rapport and frequent ‘live’ communication. But with globalisation and technological progress, communication in the[...]..
The single most important driver of your company’s success is your people’s sense of belonging, and their ability to communicate clearly with and to trust their colleagues, team members and leaders. A more cohesive workplace leads to better working[...]..
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,[...]..
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,[...]..
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[...]..
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[...]..
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[...]..
I have a Jewish-American composer friend who used to visit me when I lived in Switzerland, and on one occasion he came down to the farm I cultivated in Italy. Frank is a lovely and highly intelligent man, with wide[...]..
At the heart of many people’s difficulties with adapting to other cultures and mind-sets and ways of doing things lies fear. What kind of fear? Fear of otherness; fear of making mistakes or a fool of yourself; fear that[...]..
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,[...]..