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Black History Month – Stories to share

October, as well as being the beginning of Autumn and the time for …

How can international companies foster a culture of collaboration?

Human beings want to be loved, want affirmation and want to be told…

Cultural Intelligence and Performance Management

In the 1990s personnel departments started transforming into human …

The Authority Gap

‘Mind the Gap’ It’s the famous automated safety phrase first introd…

Cultural Intelligence and Collaborating

Business functions on the premise that we work better with others. …

Leadership Styles

Each year, the Oxford English dictionary reveals its word of the ye…

Culturally Intelligent Hybrid Working

2020 was the year of doing what we can to work virtually. 2021 was …

Cultural Intelligence at Work

Cultural intelligence is at the heart of everything we do at Countr…

Greetings across cultures

Around the world, there are many ways to greet a business counterpa…

Body language across cultures

Interpreting the non-verbal signals of business associates from dif…

The Myth of Monoculturalism

One of the most common reactions to a discussion about cultural awa…

Cultural stereotypes

Why do we make sweeping assumptions when it comes to dealing with o…

Drinking etiquette around the world

Whether you are hosting a business dinner or raising a glass to toa…

Negotiating across cultures

Successful negotiation in a cross-cultural environment requires agi…

Why doesn’t Diversity and Inclusion training work?

There’s an elephant in the room when we talk about diversity and in…

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