• Book Review: He Speaks Our Language by Rob Douglas

    I recently finished reading this book and found it an inspiration to my own language learning motivation, so thought I would share a quick review on it. The book is based on the memoirs of...
    Wednesday, July 8th, 2015
  • App Review: Memrise – Updated

    So in January last year (can't believe it has been that long!) I wrote a review of a language learning app called Memrise. At the time my one complaint was that the Hindi language had...
    Sunday, April 19th, 2015
  • Book Review: The Invisible Elephant

    At the start of this year I had the privilege of meeting Dr. Tom Verghese. I was starting to look for work and was actively trying to network with cross-cultural trainers, who were perhaps already...
    Sunday, November 30th, 2014
  • Useful Tool for International Meetings

    In my (relatively) new job I am booking international web conferences and phone calls on an almost daily basis. One of the easiest tools on the internet is the World Clock Meeting Planner: http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/meeting.html So easy...
    Monday, June 23rd, 2014
  • Cross-Cultural/Diversity Appreciation Movies

    I think it's always useful to have different types of resources at hand when it comes to increasing awareness of cross-cultural issues. Today I thought I'd start a list of movies that could be used...
    Monday, May 5th, 2014
  • Website Review: Livemocha.com

    I'm often on the hunt for easy ways to learn languages...and more importantly, FREE ones. A few years ago I did an 8 week community college course in Hindi that I paid quite a substantial...
    Saturday, December 28th, 2013
  • Website Review: Fluent In 3 Months

    I recently came across this website: http://www.fluentin3months.com/ My entry in the google search bar was "how to learn a language busy." In other words, I constantly feel I am too busy to learn Hindi and I...
    Thursday, December 5th, 2013
  • Book Review: Leading Across Cultures

    First off, my apologies for not posting in a while. My excuse? This book! I was given this book as a birthday gift a couple of years ago. I started reading it at the time,...
    Thursday, November 28th, 2013
  • Book Review: Over My Shoulder by Naomi Reed.

    The subtitle of this book is "Exploring the impact of personality on cross-cultural mission." Christian missions and missionaries have a long history of cross-cultural experiences. Unfortunately they haven't always had the tools they need before...
    Tuesday, August 13th, 2013