blog: cross-cultural training

Our blog keeps you informed about the cultural characteristics of different cultures and countries. This will ensure that you have the most up-to-date background knowledge, including information on such topics as negotiations in China, leading employees in Brazil or successfully writing e-mails with Italians. Furthermore, you will get the latest news about cross-cultural communication and cross-cultural training.

In case you’re interested in seminars, workshops or coaching on these topics, here’s an overview of our services, which we offer worldwide.

Business success made in Canada

Canada is often overshadowed by the neighboring USA. Yet Canada has been playing an increasingly more important role in international politics and economy for some time. We would therefore like to use this blog post to address the characteristics of the Canadian business world in more depth. Continue reading

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Socializing in Spanish business

Spain has long been considered a popular tourist destination, but it’s also an excellent location for other economic interests. As the time for summer vacations is upon us, we want to take a look at the Spanish business world and provide you with some useful tips to improve your business relationships. Continue reading

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Doing business with Israelis

To mark Israel’s 70th Independence Day, which recently took place, we would like to use today’s blog post to focus on the Israeli culture and its effects on the business world.  Continue reading

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Employee leadership in India

A number of leadership styles can be found in Indian companies – from hierarchical and authoritarian to patriarchal and cooperative. If you find yourself in a situation to lead Indian employees, there are a lot of particularities to keep in mind. Read today’s blog post to find out how to collaborate with Indian employees successfully and how to achieve your goals without a significant loss in time or quality. Continue reading

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Relationship management in Turkish

If you want to do business in Turkey successfully, you should proceed a little differently than you normally would at home. In today’s blog post, we’d like to give you some valuable tips on which cultural characteristics to keep in mind when it comes to your business in Turkey. Continue reading

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Your business success in Brazil

Brazil’s culture is colorful and diverse. This applies not only to private life, but also to the business world. Today’s blog post shows you what you should keep in mind when it comes to collaboration with Brazilian business partners. Continue reading

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Social Etiquette in the USA

Americans measure the world by somewhat different standards. A simple example of this is literally the units they use to measure. While most of the world uses centimeters, meters and kilometers, Americans use inches, feet and miles. Other examples include how they handle sexuality, nudity and alcohol, which are rather hidden in everyday life, even if the media world suggests otherwise. The topic of weapons is also much more present in America. But where do these different views and standards come from? Continue reading

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Typical German + global business = success?

A shortage of specialists is seriously affecting the German economy right now, and it will continue to do so over the next few years. Contact between German employees and specialists from abroad will thus presumably become much more important in the coming years. In today’s blog post, we’d like to give you an introduction to certain German behaviors that, in some circumstances, can lead to conflicts and misunderstandings when it comes to coming in contact with other cultures. Continue reading

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