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Cultural Awareness

The Globalization of Time: The Anatomy of the Time-Warp in International Business

O'Brien Browne | Posted 01.07.2017 | Business
O'Brien Browne

Time is as richly complex as culture itself. For task-oriented people, such as the Swiss, time might be seen as linear -- rigid, plannable, organized into blocks, systematic.

6 Ways Teachers Can Foster Cultural Awareness in the Classroom

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 02.08.2015 | Education
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

Schools have the responsibility to teach all students how to synthesize cultural differences into their knowledge base, in order to facilitate students' personal and professional success in a diverse world.

Opening Doors of Dialogue, Closing Tunnels of Revenge

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 09.28.2014 | Impact
Gaia Paradiso

We have different options, but not to lose our humanity and our hope for the future, the future that we all have in our minds and hearts, of safety and security for all, we only have one resolution and one way forward: harder, but essential: peace.

Afghanistan's Streets And Traveling Through Conflict

Anna Brones | Posted 01.14.2013 | Travel
Anna Brones

Afghanistan is not a country that you can always travel freely. It is a conflict zone with security risks. There are checkpoints and military with AK 47s. There are suicide bombings. There is poverty.

How to Use the Power of Words as Blessings

Sandra Ingerman | Posted 03.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Sandra Ingerman

I encourage you during this month to listen to phrases and words that seem to strike a chord in you. Try and bring more awareness and listen to the words that come out of your mouth. Notice if the words and phrases you use come from a true place of blessing within.

Reflecting on Hispanic Heritage Through the Lens of Travel

Marie Elena Martinez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Marie Elena Martinez

In South America, I felt a sense of place, a sense of belonging that I'd never felt in New York.