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John D. Astor, Coach, United States
In conducting business, cultural missteps can ruin a good opportunity. As the world shrinks and we work closer and closer together, accepting and understanding each other becomes more essential every day. Communicating with clarity and purpose leads to success. And in our global world it becomes more perilous for business people to make costly mistakes that can ruin a relationship and can be avoided. For organizations, large and small, having the ability to grow geographically can bring many benefits - if they can transcend cultural differences. We don't need a cultural anthropologist or even a psychiatrist. But what we do need is a universal method for interacting free of bias and prejudice and inclusive of grown differences. By considering basic behavior, we can observe distinctions in each culture. But are there some common traits that we can use with everyone? First consider what Ralph Tashjian, CEO of SMC Records in San Francisco says about making agreements abroad: "When (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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  John Prendergast, Management Consultant, United Kingdom

Excellent Tips for International Communication

I totally agree with the 5 behaviors mentioned, pa (...)

  Helen Strong, Business Consultant, South Africa

How to Prepare for International Communication

I believe that it is wise to do some basic researc (...)

  Veronika, Project Manager, Czech Republic

Steps in International Communication

I can say from my daily work that: 1st you should (...)

  Barry, Consultant, Nigeria

Aspects of International Communication

Intercultural communication is pivotal to business (...)

  ernest agbenohevi, Consultant, Ghana

Regional Communication Differences

Regions, metropolitan areas and communities also s (...)

  Geoff Upton, Management Consultant, Australia

Prepare your Ideas for International Communication

The five tips are very useful cross cultural point (...)

  Ogechukwu Patrick, Entrepreneur, Nigeria

Careful with Jokes in International Communication

I totally agree with these 5 steps. For example, (...)

  Kelvin H Mwiinga, Student (MBA), Zambia

Mirror your Host as Far as Possible

We are different people but might have the desire (...)

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