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How to correctly accept feedback!

In addition to formulating your own feedback, accepting feedback is the supreme discipline of every conversation. Unfortunately, many people respond to negative feedback too often with justifications. A comprehensible reaction, because after all you want to be seen in the … Continue reading

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Conflict management / giving feedback in a cross-culturally adept way

Feedback isn’t easy. Even when I want to give feedback to someone from my own culture about a specific behavior, it can easily lead to conflict, especially when it comes to negative aspects and wishes for improvement. For instance, the … 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 … Continue reading

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Time management in international business

There are many cultural challenges in the international business world. An important point, which many employees and managers often ignore, is the different understanding of time. Read what you should pay attention to in todays blog post!

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Tips and strategies for dealing with different time concepts

Other countries other manners. This also applies to dealing with time. We’ll tell you how you can achieve your goals even if your counterpart treats deadlines, punctuality and the sequence of tasks differently.

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Small talk, inkan and counting in Japan

Sumo, geishas and samurai – Japanese culture can occasionally seem very foreign to Europeans, and it entails a lot of peculiarities. Today, we’d like to give you a look at three various subject areas that you should keep in mind … Continue reading

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International virtual leadership

Leading a cross-cultural team is coupled with all sorts of challenges. It’s especially exciting when the team members are based in different international locations and collaboration takes place to a large extent virtually. As a leader, you should learn what … Continue reading

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Direct and indirect communication

Today we’d like to introduce you to a cultural difference that causes misunderstandings in global collaborations extremely often. You’ll encounter the issue of direct and indirect communication when collaborating with people all over the world, wherever they come from. Because … Continue reading

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