Cultural Intelligence (also called Cultural Quotient, CQ or Cultural Competence) refers to ” the capability to relate and work effectively across cultures.” (Wikipedia) Lacking it could seriously affect the success of your business, especially when working in multicultural environments. And that’s almost everywhere in […]
Body language and success are related. How? Read Susann’e Gargiulo’s article about why body language is so influential in our psyches, how we may interpret different forms of body language and what we can do to more effectively communicate through the body.
Strike a pose: […]
In my classes, we often discuss how to be assertive rather than aggressive. According to the following article, “assertiveness trumps anxiety. However, assertiveness is far more than an anti-anxiety technique. Dr. Bob Alberti tells how to connect with others authentically, openly, warmly, and directly.
Here’s an interesting article on how employers choose their employees. Many unexpected aspects influence which candidate an employer picks. For example, according to the research, even more important than how you are dressed is your sense of humour and your community involvement. Useful for […]
This site explains what cultural theorist, Geert Hofstede, calls the Cultural Dimensions. These are general categories used to compare cultural tendencies. The great thing about this site is you can compare the degree to which these tendencies influence different cultures around the world. The […]
I feel blessed at having been brought up speaking English so I never had to deal with the absurd spelling of so many English words influencing my pronunciation. My heart goes out to everyone who needs to learn the relationship between the pronunciation of […]