Have you ever wondered that some things, such as asking ”What are your plans for the weekend?”, might not be a normal questions for some people to be asked from a colleague? There are vital differences of what is ”normal” depending on cultural background. To read more on this topic, please refer to ”To Dos for employers and people in leading positions” Chapter 2 ”Make sure you know!”
Everyone communicates – in one way or another. But do you know how? To find out more on communication, please read Toolkit’s section ”Talk, talk, talk – Communication”.
To understand how people tick might be the turning point in your co-operation with others. To increase cultural understanding and the ability to be agile in intercultural encounters, start practicing now. Toolkit’s section ”Culture – Why does it always start with me?” has some useful tips and exercises.