About This Weeks GuestJohn Amaechi

John Amaechi is a psychologist, New York Times bestselling author and former NBA basketball player. All this united in one person? Yes! and with 6′ 4″ he not only physically stands tall, but also when it comes to his view on sports, business and other international matters.

His 3 tips for becoming more culturally competent are:

  1. Be mindful towards other cultures
  2. Approach different cultures with a Benevolent Ignorance
  3. The previous point combined with an “I would like to get to know you” attitude

Interview Links

Links that are mentioned in this episode:

Build Your Cultural Competence

In the Culture Matters podcast we interview real people with real stories.

Every other week there is a guest with broad international experience and lots of cultural insights. I interview real people with real stories.

To subscribe directly using iTunes, Click here.


How To Get In Touch With Culture Matters

I’d love for you to get in touch. There are a couple of ways you can do this:

  • Via this website: Just use the “Ask Your Question” tab on the right of the screen and leave a voicemail
  • Email me at [email protected]
  • Send me a Tweet: @chrissmit


Thank you so much for taking the time to read this far, and to listen to my Podcast.

I hope you will be back for the next episode of the Culture Matters Podcast!

Chris Smit
Latest posts by Chris Smit (see all)
We're looking for new Podcast Guests!

We're looking for new Podcast Guests!

If you think you or someone you know would make a good guest for our Culture Matters on International Business, drop us an email.

(make sure you or the person you know will be able to talk about International affairs!)

Thanks, we'll be back to you soon!