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What is Intercultural Training?

When I first heard of intercultural training, I was talking to my mom about what I wanted to be when I grew up. I was maybe 12 years old, and I knew I didn’t want to teach or be in healthcare....

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Summer Solstice: How the Longest Day of the Year Reunites Humanity

Despite the world being in tumultuous times, the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere brings joy to people of every nation, of every race, and of every age. While the methods of...

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Smiling Across Cultures

There is a saying in the United States that “the language of laughter is universal.” While it is true that people all around the globe feel positive emotions, these feelings are conveyed in a...

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Do Children Need Cultural Training?

Moving to a new country for a job is both a physical and emotional change. When children are involved, this change can seem overwhelming at times. It is important to recognize that children...

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Global Cleveland Welcomes Innovative Intercultural Dialogue

This past Wednesday, students and professionals from across the Cleveland area gathered to educate one another on the importance of globalization in the workplace. The event, hosted by Global...

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Coffee Break or Tea Time?

Hot drinks such as tea and coffee have been a part of human history for thousands of years. Whether it's sharing a drink after a meal or during a business meeting, bonding over a shared beverage...

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Why Do Global Teams Fail?

Opportunities to work on an international teamare becoming more frequent as companies expand to new markets, but team members rarely receive the proper training required to succeed. Dwellworks...

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Cultural Overview: Hong Kong

Although you may hear, “Hong Kong is not China,” officially it is. The confusion has arisen due to both cultural and political factors. For 156 years, Hong Kong was under British colonial rule. In...

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The Truth Behind Cinco de Mayo

Today is Cinco de Mayo – a day used by many as an excuse to break out their sombreros, eat tacos, and sip on margaritas. In the US, festivities are recognized across the country, with some of the...

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Working with Dual Cultural Mindsets: Poland

Understanding Poland

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