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Why does diversity and inclusion matter even more in times of crisis?

In times of extreme stress, we tend to go into survival mode. Busin…

Understanding Germans: Top 12 tips on business etiquette

Germans have a certain reputation for being formal, punctual, direc…

How to grow your business with cultural intelligence (CQ)

Do you work with a colleague, client or supplier from a different c…

10 tips on how to make a good impression when working with New Zealanders

When you need to make a good impression with New Zealanders do show…

Will you make D&I part of your ‘new normal’?

The world is slowly opening up again. But a phased return to office…

How to run a successful cross-cultural virtual meeting

Cyberspace is the only place anybody is meeting in these locked-dow…

Death and dying: How different cultures view the end

Death is marked in so many ways around the world that an understand…

13 ways to develop cultural diversity

World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development Accor…

Inclusive Leadership: Taking up the Challenge of Real Leadership

In the UK, there is one black CEO in the FTSE 100.  Across, UK…

New skills for the International Assignee – Is CQ more important than before?

The new world, post-COVID19, is beginning to form even before we ar…

Can cultural intelligence help us overcome racism?

Black History Month had extra significance this year as we attempte…

Cultural Intelligence for the Remote World: Virtual Working in Japan

Remote working, or telework, has not come as naturally to Japan as …

Cultural Intelligence for the Remote World: Virtual Working in China

Like the rest of the world, China is getting used to a dramati…

Cultural Intelligence for the Remote World: Virtual Working in the US

More Americans than ever are working remotely in a societal shift n…

Cultural Intelligence for the Virtual World

We have all had virtual meetings where we aren’t sure whether someo…