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8 cultural differences between World Cup finalists France and Croatia
France emerged victorious in football’s clash of the year in Moscow, beating Croatia 4-2 to win the 2018 World Cup.[...]
6 superstitions international business people should respect
Superstition across cultures We all laugh at colleagues who read their horoscopes. But superstitions around the world have a tangible[...]
How to grow your business with cultural intelligence (CQ)
Do you work with a colleague, client or supplier from a different cultural background to your own?  You may think[...]

Global Etiquette

The meaning of silence in different cultures
Silence is golden, as the saying goes. But silence has many meanings in cross-cultural communication. Silence can be used to[...]
How do different cultures view smoking?
On a recent business trip to Croatia, I was invited to meet a contact in a local café. The first[...]

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How to grow your business with cultural intelligence (CQ)
Do you work with a colleague, client or supplier from a different cultural background to your own?  You may think[...]
8 tips on how to impress senior leaders across cultures
The dilemma is a common one. You’re dealing with leaders at the highest level and you want to impress. But[...]

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The Netherlands: A cultural video guide
A cultural guide to the Netherlands We are pleased to announce we have just added an in-depth guide to the Netherlands culture[...]
Video guide to Australia
A cultural guide to Australia We are pleased to announce we have just added an in-depth guide to Australian culture[...]
Four ways of building team spirit
This short video covers four ways of generating positive feelings between the members of a virtual, cross-cultural team, and so[...]

Travel and Living

6 superstitions international business people should respect
Superstition across cultures We all laugh at colleagues who read their horoscopes. But superstitions around the world have a tangible[...]
10 tips for reducing business travel stress
While to those back home, business travel may seem like a perk, there’s no denying that it can be stressful.[...]
Culture shock: 10 tips for coping as a new expat
Flying from, say, a cold European winter and plunging straight into the heat and chaos of Delhi or Bangkok is[...]
Drinking etiquette around the world
How does drinking etiquette differ across the world? Raising a glass to toast a new business deal may seem like[...]
9 things to remember when tipping around the world
Tipping culture around the world Rewarding good service can be a cultural minefield and a source of embarrassment. Tipping the[...]

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