Culture Matters http://culturematters.com Cultural Competency Training; Culture Matters Mon, 17 Sep 2018 22:03:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Build your Cultural Competence, listen to interesting stories, learn about the Cultural Pitfalls and how to avoid them, get the Global Perspective here at the Culture Matters podcast on International Business & Marketing, Cultural Differences & Cultural Diversity.<br /> We help you understand Cultural Differences & Diversity better by interviewing real people with real experiences.<br /> Every episode there is an interview with a prominent guest, who will tell his or her story and share international experiences. Helping you develop your cultural competence.<br /> Chris Smit: International Business Expert | Cultural Differences & Diversity Expert clean episodic Chris Smit: International Business Expert | Cultural Differences & Diversity Expert emailchrissmit@gmail.com emailchrissmit@gmail.com (Chris Smit: International Business Expert | Cultural Differences & Diversity Expert) Copyright © Culture Matters Culture Matters When You're Doing Business Around the World Culture Matters https://culturematters.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/CM-1400-v3-2017.jpg http://culturematters.com emailchrissmit@gmail.com Build your Cultural Competence, listen to interesting stories, learn about the Cultural Pitfalls and how to avoid them, get the Global Perspective here at the Culture Matters podcast on International Business & Marketing, Cultural Differences & Cultural Diversity. We help you understand Cultural Differences & Diversity better by interviewing real people with real experiences. Every episode there is an interview with a prominent guest, who will tell his or her story and share international experiences. Helping you develop your cultural competence. Topics covered: * What is Uncertainty Avoidance? * What is Individualism? * What is Masculinity? * What is Power Distance? Cultural Differences in the Fitness Industry with Mounir Azegra http://culturematters.com/cultural-differences-in-the-fitness-industry-with-mounir-azegra/ http://culturematters.com/cultural-differences-in-the-fitness-industry-with-mounir-azegra/#respond Mon, 17 Sep 2018 22:03:45 +0000 https://culturematters.com/?p=7726 Mounir Azegra is the founder of iWannaBurnFat.com. iWannaBurnFat provides evidence-based training and nutrition information to the fitness community. With the use of scientific research and logic, he has helped thousands of people improve the way they look and feel. He's also a second generation Morrocan living in the Netherlands. Having a multi-cultural upbringing gives him a unique ability to coach individuals from different cultures.

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Travel and Culture; How the Travel Industry Can Benefit From More Cultural Awareness http://culturematters.com/travel-and-culture-how-the-travel-industry-can-benefit-from-more-cultural-awareness/ http://culturematters.com/travel-and-culture-how-the-travel-industry-can-benefit-from-more-cultural-awareness/#respond Sun, 16 Sep 2018 22:03:09 +0000 https://culturematters.com/?p=6394 See the original article here: Travel and Culture; How the Travel Industry Can Benefit From More Cultural Awareness

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Why Culture Matters; A Case Study http://culturematters.com/why-culture-matters-a-case-study/ http://culturematters.com/why-culture-matters-a-case-study/#respond Mon, 10 Sep 2018 11:53:53 +0000 https://culturematters.com/?p=7679 See the original article here: Why Culture Matters; A Case Study

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105: Culture Shock with Dylan Bollen (part 2) http://culturematters.com/105-culture-shock-with-dylan-bollen-part-2/ http://culturematters.com/105-culture-shock-with-dylan-bollen-part-2/#respond Mon, 03 Sep 2018 22:03:27 +0000 https://culturematters.com/?p=7606 Dylan Bollen is a Ph.D. student in astronomy and astrophysics at KU Leuven University and Macquarie University, Sydney.

It's the second time he is on the show and this time we talk about how he adapted to Australian culture and dealt with his (mild) culture shock.

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How to do Business in India and Doing Business in India Explained http://culturematters.com/how-to-do-business-in-india-doing-business-in-india-explained/ http://culturematters.com/how-to-do-business-in-india-doing-business-in-india-explained/#comments Mon, 13 Aug 2018 13:15:02 +0000 https://culturematters.com/?p=6797 See the original article here: How to do Business in India and Doing Business in India Explained

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Brexit Impact on Business in the UK http://culturematters.com/brexit-impact-on-business-in-the-uk/ http://culturematters.com/brexit-impact-on-business-in-the-uk/#respond Tue, 03 Jul 2018 09:30:50 +0000 https://culturematters.com/?p=7615 See the original article here: Brexit Impact on Business in the UK

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104: Conflict in Different Cultures; the Next Element with Nate Regier http://culturematters.com/104-conflict-in-different-cultures-the-next-element-with-nate-regier/ http://culturematters.com/104-conflict-in-different-cultures-the-next-element-with-nate-regier/#respond Mon, 25 Jun 2018 22:03:10 +0000 https://culturematters.com/?p=7594 Nate Regier, Ph.D., is CEO and co-founding owner of Next Element, a global leadership training and certification firm specializing in communication and conflict skills. He’s an expert in social-emotional intelligence and leadership, positive conflict, neuropsychology, and group dynamics. Regier is a co-developer of Next Element’s Leading Out of Drama® training and coaching system, an LOD® master trainer, and Process Communication Model® certifying master trainer. He is the co-author of Beyond Drama: Transcending Energy Vampires, and his just-released second book, Conflict Without Casualties: A Field Guide for Leading with Compassionate Accountability. He’s an enthusiastic dad and husband

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http://culturematters.com/104-conflict-in-different-cultures-the-next-element-with-nate-regier/feed/ 0 Nate Regier, Ph.D., is CEO and co-founding owner of Next Element, a global leadership training and certification firm specializing in communication and conflict skills. He’s an expert in social-emotional intelligence and leadership, positive conflict, Nate Regier, Ph.D., is CEO and co-founding owner of Next Element, a global leadership training and certification firm specializing in communication and conflict skills. He’s an expert in social-emotional intelligence and leadership, positive conflict, neuropsychology, and group dynamics. Regier is a co-developer of Next Element’s Leading Out of Drama® training and coaching system, an LOD® master trainer, and Process Communication Model® certifying master trainer. He is the co-author of Beyond Drama: Transcending Energy Vampires, and his just-released second book, Conflict Without Casualties: A Field Guide for Leading with Compassionate Accountability. He’s an enthusiastic dad and husband Chris Smit: International Business Expert | Cultural Differences & Diversity Expert clean 47:35
103: Ferry den Hoed on Textile and Culture http://culturematters.com/103-ferry-den-hoed-on-textile-and-culture/ http://culturematters.com/103-ferry-den-hoed-on-textile-and-culture/#respond Mon, 11 Jun 2018 22:03:58 +0000 https://culturematters.com/?p=7562 Ferry is a non-food retailer from the Netherlands. In his position as president for the Foreign Trade Association (now called Amfori) he was part of the success of the growing community of BSCI . BSCI is the leading platform for social compliance in the world. He decided to start helping retailers and brands with the implementation of social compliance systems and founded the consulting company CoComply in Brussels.

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http://culturematters.com/103-ferry-den-hoed-on-textile-and-culture/feed/ 0 Ferry is a non-food retailer from the Netherlands. In his position as president for the Foreign Trade Association (now called Amfori) he was part of the success of the growing community of BSCI . BSCI is the leading platform for social compliance in th... Ferry is a non-food retailer from the Netherlands. In his position as president for the Foreign Trade Association (now called Amfori) he was part of the success of the growing community of BSCI . BSCI is the leading platform for social compliance in the world. He decided to start helping retailers and brands with the implementation of social compliance systems and founded the consulting company CoComply in Brussels. Chris Smit: International Business Expert | Cultural Differences & Diversity Expert clean 47:35
Cultural Differences in Business + 6 Reasons for Things to go Wrong & How to Fix It http://culturematters.com/cultural-differences-in-business-and-the-impact-of-culture-on-international-business-6-reasons-of-things-to-go-wrong/ http://culturematters.com/cultural-differences-in-business-and-the-impact-of-culture-on-international-business-6-reasons-of-things-to-go-wrong/#respond Mon, 04 Jun 2018 15:29:00 +0000 https://culturematters.com/?p=7584 See the original article here: Cultural Differences in Business + 6 Reasons for Things to go Wrong & How to Fix It

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102: Exchange Programs and Cultural Education for Students with Kea Hoppe http://culturematters.com/102-exchange-programs-and-cultural-education-for-students-with-kea-hoppe/ http://culturematters.com/102-exchange-programs-and-cultural-education-for-students-with-kea-hoppe/#respond Mon, 28 May 2018 22:03:43 +0000 https://culturematters.com/?p=7514 Kea is currently the director of the European umbrella organization of Youth For Understanding and responsible for positioning YFU as an expert in intercultural education, creating partnerships and advancing the organization strategically. Youth For Understanding (YFU) is a volunteer-based global non-profit community driven by the passion of people, consisting of 55+ member organizations across six continents. As a leader in intercultural exchange and educational programs for more than 60 years, YFU has impacted more than 270.000 students – and their host families, schools and networks – and more than 70.000 volunteers.

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http://culturematters.com/102-exchange-programs-and-cultural-education-for-students-with-kea-hoppe/feed/ 0 Kea is currently the director of the European umbrella organization of Youth For Understanding and responsible for positioning YFU as an expert in intercultural education, creating partnerships and advancing the organization strategically. Kea is currently the director of the European umbrella organization of Youth For Understanding and responsible for positioning YFU as an expert in intercultural education, creating partnerships and advancing the organization strategically. Youth For Understanding (YFU) is a volunteer-based global non-profit community driven by the passion of people, consisting of 55+ member organizations across six continents. As a leader in intercultural exchange and educational programs for more than 60 years, YFU has impacted more than 270.000 students – and their host families, schools and networks – and more than 70.000 volunteers. Chris Smit: International Business Expert | Cultural Differences & Diversity Expert clean 47:35