9 tips on raising children with a global mindset

By Sue Bryant
25th July 2018

Children of today – the Generation Z cohort – will enter the workplace with a very different mindset from their parents and generations before them. These kids are growing up in a world that’s increasingly connected; a world that’s embracing diversity, breaking down traditional barriers and in terms of the ease of travel, shrinking. So how can you equip your child to be prepared for the cross-cultural environment in which they will one day work?

8 cultural differences between World Cup finalists France and Croatia

By Sue Bryant
12th July 2018

The 2018 World Cup final will be soccer’s clash of the year, as France plays Croatia for the ultimate title. But will a contest on the pitch translate to a collision of cultures? Here’s our take on the two sides from a business perspective….

What does diversity mean to different generations?

By Sue Bryant
18th June 2018

The makeup of the workplace today is very different to that of the past in terms of gender, ethnicity, attitude and behavior. The older generation can be credited with ushering in diversity. But what diversity actually means has changed – and will most likely continue to evolve as the last baby boomers retire and Generation Z enters the workforce….

Can where you live impact your longevity?

By Sue Bryant
23rd May 2018

Today’s workplaces are highly diverse. People of different generations, cultures, genders and faiths are thrown together and expected to function as a team. Managers need to be extremely culturally sensitive to get all these people to work in harmony. Simply acknowledging differences is not enough to promote diversity; these differences need to be celebrated, not just tolerated.

The rewards are great; diverse teams have a greater breadth of experience, perspective and approaches to problem-solving. A diverse team may well be an asset, too, in that it is an accurate reflection of your customer base. But how do you achieve a truly inclusive environment in the workplace? Here are 10 suggestions….

13 ways to develop cultural diversity

By Sue Bryant
21st May 2018

The UN’s World Day for Cultural Diversity takes place on 21st May, here are 13 ways to celebrate the day and develop your own cultural awareness….

What impact does culture have on different generations?

By Sue Bryant
18th May 2018

Today’s workplaces are highly diverse. People of different generations, cultures, genders and faiths are thrown together and expected to function as a team. Managers need to be extremely culturally sensitive to get all these people to work in harmony. Simply acknowledging differences is not enough to promote diversity; these differences need to be celebrated, not just tolerated.

The rewards are great; diverse teams have a greater breadth of experience, perspective and approaches to problem-solving. A diverse team may well be an asset, too, in that it is an accurate reflection of your customer base. But how do you achieve a truly inclusive environment in the workplace? Here are 10 suggestions….

Why do Brits love to queue?

By Sue Bryant
2nd May 2018

Is it just a phenomenon of English-speaking countries? The British are famous for their habit of queuing, as are the Canadians. Americans will wait in line and become extremely agitated if somebody cuts in. Yet in China, standing patiently in a queue is a sign of weakness. The strongest, and most successful get to the front. And anybody who has tried to board a train in India will be familiar with the stampede that happens as soon as the doors open.

Different cultures have different attitudes to queuing. Here’s a quick trip around global queuing habits….