• 05.01.23
    Wandering around SEA as a European tourist. I have been traveling around South East Asia for more than one month now and I am aware that this doesn’t mean knowing SEA at all. It was for me an opportunity to grasp some impressions of the very rich cultures of this region, which a lot of Europeans like me are visiting… Read more
  • 21.12.22
    When was the last time you ended up in a place and a situation you had never experienced before? Yesterday? A while ago? Does it happen to you all the time? And how does that feel? Challenging? Uncomfortable? Exciting? Well, with time your answer could change. The answer “All the time” was mine for a long time because I love… Read more
  • 19.12.22
    Journaling or putting our thoughts in writing have many benefits, not only on our cognitive process and on our ability to focus, but also on our creativity and our mental health. Kolb’s Cycle of Reflective Practice, also called Kolb’s Experiential Learning Cycle (1984) is a model aiming to help people learn from their experiences which also serves as a basis… Read more
  • 22.11.22
    Let’s not put it aside “Logic will take you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere” Einstein As a child, you don’t really question your imagination, right? Somehow though, growing up, deciding which path to follow on my studies I without noticing found myself feeling I was lacking creativity. I was orienting myself towards political studies and looking… Read more
  • 28.10.22
    Ethnocentrism vs Ethnorelativism When I start a long trip, facing a very different culture than mine, I am  aware I will have to watch out not being ethnocentric. I have been visiting many other places before, but this time I would still say it is again a new start, so what has changed? My age? My job? My condition? Maybe. And… Read more
  • 17.10.22
    Improving the health and wellness of employees can lead to better productivity and overall output. Healthier employees are also more likely to be happier in the workplace, resulting in a more positive work culture where employees can communicate and better collaborate with each other. In 2020, an online survey from Statista found that 52% of employers in the US … Read more
  • 27.09.22
    International teams are supported by very similar pillars as national teams but these have to be looked at from an intercultural perspective. By doing so, it is possible to identify different approaches and commonalities for highly effective teamwork.   1. Common goal and understanding International teams need clear and comprehensible goals with which all team members can identify. Even if… Read more
  • 29.07.22
    Social and emotional skills are essential for kids to develop and navigate through life. But what exactly are these skills about? Social-emotional skills are at the basis of all human interactions: They are our key to connect with others. As a matter of fact, this is the skillset that will help us understand our feelings and effectively manage our emotions, experience… Read more
  • 01.06.22
    Nowadays international collaboration is essential and a fundamentally synergistic and profitable corporate strategy. However, in order to be able to skim off this added value, a higher investment is required for cross-cultural teamwork than for national cooperation – and this is often forgotten. On the one hand, we encounter the very normal problem areas that can also be found in… Read more
  • 22.03.22
    “I can’t tell if you have a better life than me, or better photo filters”  – Unknown Unfiltered means not having been toned down, censored, or edited. It is the opposite of what many use more and more every day, especially on social media: filters. At first people usually start using filters to have fun; it’s a joke, a game, a virtual… Read more
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