Cultures Cope Differently. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Keep Going. We are all trying to figure out, yet again, how to live our lives, run our businesses, and survive in another “new normal”, this time in a Covid-19 world. Having passed through the three initial stages of denial, anger…


…When I Spent Halloween at a Haunted English Manor House.

The wind-swept Salisbury Plains are just a few miles west of London, but exploring these barren and chilly hills on a grey October day a number of years ago, I felt as if…

You Don’t Relocate Today to One Culture: You Relocate to Everywhere.

In today’s changed world, cross-cultural training just isn’t enough.

What we now need is something new, that goes beyond traditional cultural training for living and working in another culture, which gives us the skills to be culturally agile anywhere and everywhere, what I prefer to call global skills development training.

Now, how am I supposed to get out?

What Happens When Cultures Value Rank Over the Rational.

Yup, that’s my jeep. And that’s my driveway (quick cultural query: why do US-Americans park in a driveway, but drive on a parkway? But that’s another story for another time. For now, back to the driveway and the jeep): and that’s also my pile of gravel. The gravel and the…

Dean Foster

World traveler (100+ countries), cross-cultural business expert, author, speaker, founder of DFA Intercultural Global Solutions,

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