This article discusses the stages of “culture shock” and provides ten tips to stay on track with your career and social life when relocating to a new place.
“Here are the tips I share, based on research, conversations with successful international workers and my own experience attending grad school in Australia and acquiring a visa to work there for an additional year.”
This article provides great situational examples related to starting, maintaining, and ending conversations with strangers.
We loved reading this blog by Everette Fortner (Darden)!
“…networking is about building relationships, and solid relationships lead to good things.”
This article underscores the work at Dreambridge Partners, that to be effective across cultures, you must be self-aware and communicate contextually! Only way to know is to “do it”, get feedback, adapt and “do it” again until you and your audience click.
“Caryl M. Stern, the president and chief executive of the U.S. Fund for Unicef, says that her background in the theater has also helped her as a leader, because “you need to be able to get up and deliver good news and bad news.”
“Younger workers are likely to hold many more jobs in their lifetime than baby boomers did, Ms. Benko said. More than previous generations, she said, they are asking themselves: Is my work meaningful and challenging, and does it fit in with my life?”
Don Gabor provides 50 ways to improve your conversations.
A great article about using your personality type to find a career that best suits you. We do a lot of work with the 16 MBTI types, so we loved reading this.
“An introvert’s communication style is different than an extrovert’s – but not always shy and quiet! Learn to communicate with introverted personality types and traits.”