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This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

intercultural communication

Developing Cultural Awareness – Looking Another Culture in the Eye

By |October 16th, 2015|

Here’s a personal take on developing cultural awareness.
Looking Another Culture in the Eye
I was born and raised in Minnesota, but as an adult I have mostly lived in Europe and Africa. I teach cross-cultural management at the international business school Insead, near Paris. For […]

Happy New Year! Happy Rosh Hashanah!

By |September 10th, 2015|

It feels odd for me to wish Happy New Year in the fall. But this Sunday, September 13th, marks the beginning of Rosh Hashanah, Jewish New Year. And there are actually many New Years, some of which I wrote about a while back (read […]

What do we hear when processing ethnicity and accents?

By |June 26th, 2015|

Here’s a very sad commentary on the relationship between what we see and what we perceive. Is it possible that just by looking at someone influences what we hear? Certainly our assumptions and stereotypes affect our perceptions but this article points to how just […]

Cultural Agility – Reduce your Cross-Cultural Clumsiness

By |March 9th, 2015|

Having cultural agility does not depend on memorizing a list of what-to-do’s and what-not-to-do’s. It involves learning about cultural variations, developing self awareness and applying your knowledge in a flexible, reflective manner.  While the following article discusses situations and examples of people living overseas, […]

Diversity is Our Strength: Challenges and Promises

By |March 2nd, 2015|

Diversity is Our Strength is the city of Toronto’s motto, found at the bottom of our coat of arms. Given the importance of continually finding ways to strengthen dialogue, build bridges between communities and reduce discrimination, the Canadian Race Relations Federation (CRRF) recently held […]

Tips for a Successful Interview

By |February 9th, 2015|

The following article offers some tips for how to more successfully manage the interview process. While written for internationally educated professionals living in the United States, the advice still holds for Canadian interviewees.

When moving into a new cultural environment, it takes time and […]

How to Give Feedback Appropriately

By |February 6th, 2015|

How we give feedback varies tremendously from culture to culture. Canadians are similar to Americans in how we give feedback and often even less direct. Many new immigrants have difficulty hearing negative feedback given by Canadians since we generally start with positive statements. The […]