Culture Matters https://culturematters.com Cultural Competency Training; Culture Matters Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:02:04 +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 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 https://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? Looking for a Keynote Speaker, Conference Speaker on Intercultural Communication or Intercultural Management? https://culturematters.com/looking-for-a-keynote-speaker-conference-speaker-on-intercultural-communication-or-intercultural-management/ https://culturematters.com/looking-for-a-keynote-speaker-conference-speaker-on-intercultural-communication-or-intercultural-management/#respond Wed, 18 Apr 2018 12:01:50 +0000 https://culturematters.com/?p=7481 See the original article here: Looking for a Keynote Speaker, Conference Speaker on Intercultural Communication or Intercultural Management?

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099: Working With a Virtual Assistant from the Philippines https://culturematters.com/099-working-with-a-virtual-assistant-from-the-philippines/ https://culturematters.com/099-working-with-a-virtual-assistant-from-the-philippines/#respond Mon, 16 Apr 2018 22:03:07 +0000 https://culturematters.com/?p=7454 Nathan Hirsch is a 28-year-old serial entrepreneur who is an expert in hiring online and building eCommerce businesses.
 
He co-founded his first eCommerce company out of his dorm room in 2009 drop shipping products on Amazon.com and built it to sell over $25 million worth of product over 5 years.
While scaling, Nathan discovered the power of outsourcing and ended up building a remote army of freelancers.

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https://culturematters.com/099-working-with-a-virtual-assistant-from-the-philippines/feed/ 0 Nathan Hirsch is a 28-year-old serial entrepreneur who is an expert in hiring online and building eCommerce businesses.   He co-founded his first eCommerce company out of his dorm room in 2009 drop shipping products on Amazon. Nathan Hirsch is a 28-year-old serial entrepreneur who is an expert in hiring online and building eCommerce businesses.<br />  <br /> He co-founded his first eCommerce company out of his dorm room in 2009 drop shipping products on Amazon.com and built it to sell over $25 million worth of product over 5 years.<br /> While scaling, Nathan discovered the power of outsourcing and ended up building a remote army of freelancers. Chris Smit: International Business Expert | Cultural Differences & Diversity Expert clean 47:35
098: Justin Locke Talks About Orchestras, Stupidity, and Rich and Poor in America https://culturematters.com/098-justin-locke-talks-about-orchestras-stupidity-and-rich-and-poor-in-america/ https://culturematters.com/098-justin-locke-talks-about-orchestras-stupidity-and-rich-and-poor-in-america/#respond Mon, 02 Apr 2018 22:03:51 +0000 https://culturematters.com/?p=7407 Justin Locke spent 18 years playing bass with the Boston Pops, and gradually transformed into an author, playwright, and speaker.

He has written several books that seem appropriate for this podcast.

His first book, "Real Men Don't Rehearse", gives an inside look into major orchestra culture.

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https://culturematters.com/098-justin-locke-talks-about-orchestras-stupidity-and-rich-and-poor-in-america/feed/ 0 Justin Locke spent 18 years playing bass with the Boston Pops, and gradually transformed into an author, playwright, and speaker. - He has written several books that seem appropriate for this podcast. - His first book, "Real Men Don't Rehearse", Justin Locke spent 18 years playing bass with the Boston Pops, and gradually transformed into an author, playwright, and speaker.<br /> <br /> He has written several books that seem appropriate for this podcast.<br /> <br /> His first book, "Real Men Don't Rehearse", gives an inside look into major orchestra culture. Chris Smit: International Business Expert | Cultural Differences & Diversity Expert clean 47:35
Cultural Awareness Training and Managing Diversity in the Workplace https://culturematters.com/cultural-awareness-training-and-managing-diversity-in-the-workplace/ https://culturematters.com/cultural-awareness-training-and-managing-diversity-in-the-workplace/#respond Fri, 30 Mar 2018 10:08:38 +0000 https://culturematters.com/?p=7435 See the original article here: Cultural Awareness Training and Managing Diversity in the Workplace

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France Business Culture; Doing Business in France and Facts About France Culture https://culturematters.com/france-business-culture-doing-business-in-france-and-facts-about-france-culture/ https://culturematters.com/france-business-culture-doing-business-in-france-and-facts-about-france-culture/#respond Mon, 26 Mar 2018 12:40:35 +0000 https://culturematters.com/?p=7411 See the original article here: France Business Culture; Doing Business in France and Facts About France Culture

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097: Abandoned Places with Henk van Rensbergen https://culturematters.com/abandoned-places-with-henk-van-rensbergen/ https://culturematters.com/abandoned-places-with-henk-van-rensbergen/#respond Mon, 19 Mar 2018 23:03:30 +0000 https://culturematters.com/?p=7368 Henk bought his first camera when he was 16 years old with which he started taking pictures of empty factories and forgotten castles.

Now he flies around the world as Captain on a Boeing 787.

While his crew is relaxing at the local swimming pool, he ventures out to desolated city palaces, overgrown industrial factories or rusted war vessels.

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https://culturematters.com/abandoned-places-with-henk-van-rensbergen/feed/ 0 Henk bought his first camera when he was 16 years old with which he started taking pictures of empty factories and forgotten castles. - Now he flies around the world as Captain on a Boeing 787. - While his crew is relaxing at the local swimming pool,... Henk bought his first camera when he was 16 years old with which he started taking pictures of empty factories and forgotten castles.<br /> <br /> Now he flies around the world as Captain on a Boeing 787.<br /> <br /> While his crew is relaxing at the local swimming pool, he ventures out to desolated city palaces, overgrown industrial factories or rusted war vessels. Chris Smit: International Business Expert | Cultural Differences & Diversity Expert clean 42:32
German Business Culture and Doing Business in Germany https://culturematters.com/german-business-culture-and-doing-business-in-germany/ https://culturematters.com/german-business-culture-and-doing-business-in-germany/#respond Mon, 19 Mar 2018 14:52:07 +0000 https://culturematters.com/?p=7385 See the original article here: German Business Culture and Doing Business in Germany

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Do We Kiss Bow Or Shake Hands? And What About Sneezing? https://culturematters.com/do-we-kiss-bow-or-shake-hands-and-what-about-sneezing/ https://culturematters.com/do-we-kiss-bow-or-shake-hands-and-what-about-sneezing/#respond Wed, 14 Mar 2018 15:48:51 +0000 https://culturematters.com/?p=7377 See the original article here: Do We Kiss Bow Or Shake Hands? And What About Sneezing?

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Good Luck Charms Around the World https://culturematters.com/good-luck-charms-around-the-world/ https://culturematters.com/good-luck-charms-around-the-world/#respond Fri, 09 Mar 2018 14:33:17 +0000 https://culturematters.com/?p=7347 Good Luck Charms Around the World Good luck, bad luck, it all happens to us once in a while. For some that doesn’t go far enough so they add a so-called Good Luck Charm in order to… well, get more luck I guess. Now here comes the interesting thing: You know that I have proclaimed that nothing […]

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096: Claiming Back Your Cultural Identity with Dr. Alain Krapl https://culturematters.com/096-claiming-back-your-cultural-identity-with-dr-alain-krapl/ https://culturematters.com/096-claiming-back-your-cultural-identity-with-dr-alain-krapl/#respond Mon, 05 Mar 2018 23:03:53 +0000 https://culturematters.com/?p=7318 Dr. Alain Krapl is an Associate Professor of Finance and Director of the International Business Program at the Haile/US Bank College of Business.

He earned a B.A. and M.S. in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Connecticut.

His teaching interests include international finance, financial management, and derivatives securities.

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https://culturematters.com/096-claiming-back-your-cultural-identity-with-dr-alain-krapl/feed/ 0 Dr. Alain Krapl is an Associate Professor of Finance and Director of the International Business Program at the Haile/US Bank College of Business. - He earned a B.A. and M.S. in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a Ph.D. Dr. Alain Krapl is an Associate Professor of Finance and Director of the International Business Program at the Haile/US Bank College of Business.<br /> <br /> He earned a B.A. and M.S. in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Connecticut.<br /> <br /> His teaching interests include international finance, financial management, and derivatives securities. Chris Smit: International Business Expert | Cultural Differences & Diversity Expert clean 45:03