• Don’t let a good crisis go to waste

    The title of today's blog post is one of my favourite quotes at the moment - and one I think the world needs more than ever. If you have a look at the news on...
    Monday, May 1st, 2017
  • Listening – the key to compromise

    Listening is one of the most underrated and undervalued skills. But when it comes to cross-cultural communication, it's absolutely critical. If you are having a moment of misunderstanding or miscommunication with someone else, the only...
    Monday, March 6th, 2017
  • Lamb, Australia Day and Hot Potatoes

    Image Source: Damien Kuhn (Unsplash) Australia Day (26 January) always causes a bit of controversy. We love our country, but we've also got some dark, awful moments in our history - and even in the...
    Monday, January 16th, 2017
  • Chai Walli & the Bamboo Ceiling

    Today I want to share with you an inspirational article. Click here to read about the Indian-Australian Business Woman of the Year (2016) Also in this article, I came across a term I hadn't heard...
    Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
  • Convert challenges into opportunities

    When I explain cultural differences, often people see them as communication challenges. I want to turn that concept on its head and suggest we view them as opportunities. For example, if you are from a...
    Monday, November 28th, 2016