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About This Week’s GuestPatrick Smith

Ask the Pilot: Patrick Smith

Patrick Smith is an airline pilot and the host of www.askthepilot.com.  His book is COCKPIT CONFIDENTIAL: Everything You Need to Know About Air Travel.  He lives in Somerville, Massachusetts.

His tips to become more culturally aware are:

  1. Be patient. Patience is a virtue. And this is even truer when you’re dealing with different cultures.
  2. Be open minded. Ask yourself “what if...” (they were right).
  3. Be humble towards the other culture. Let the experience and what is happening around you come to you. Rather than imposing your own thoughts on them.

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Chris Smit

I'm passionate about Cultural Difference. I have been helping organizations save time and money when they work Internationally for the last 19 years. I have had the fortunate opportunity to hold lectures, workshops, and consulting projects on this subject World Wide. It has made me understand my own culture much better, and appreciate the differences around the world.
I have a Master's Degree in Organisational Psychology and have lived in the USA, the Netherlands and, currently, in Belgium.
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