You Can Travel The World Right At Home
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What is the key to living out a truly global mindset at home? No question, sometimes it can be easy to get so caught up in the demands of our … Read More

Eye-Opening Ways To Communicate Good In The World
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While traveling through East Asia recently, there were so many times when I wanted to communicate good. But I’d immediately come up against my own limitations. This is no surprise; … Read More

How To Master The Art Of Crossing The Street
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I hold my breath, and take the step into the street. A tidal wave of motorcycles, cars and small trucks descend on me as I begin to cross the four-lane … Read More

Why Global Competence Should Matter To You
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Over 30 years ago I first started paying attention to the world. Now it’s time we all do. This is called “global competence.” You see, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and … Read More

These 5 Actions Will Make You A Better Human
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Sometimes we just get by. But, in our finer moments, most of us wish to become a better human being. Why is that even important? Consider the English poet John … Read More

Boost Your Art of The Goodbye With These 5 Strategies
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Over many years working with international college students, I have had to say “goodbye” a lot. In more recent years, I’ve become friends with international wives, couples & families. We … Read More

How Can You Become Fluent In A Language From Home?
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What does it take to become fluent in another language? Maybe an example here will help you realize it’s more possible than you think. At any stage in life. The … Read More

How Can You Overcome Yourself? Take an (Unexpected) Hike!
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My wife and I enjoy getting out into the wilderness for a hike. We have always loved the feeling of cresting a hill and looking down on a beautiful mountain … Read More

5 Powerful Ways to Bridge Culture, Ethnicity & Race
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Sometimes we get a chance to bridge cultures, ethnicities, and races without even realizing it. For example, I’ll never forget the first time I met Holly. She would become my … Read More

Close to the Headlines: 5 Ways to Respond in Love
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Have you ever felt as if the embodiment of current national or international news headlines was sitting in your living room? This incident happened in our living room about one … Read More

How to Be Better in 2017: An Intercultural Twist
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As we enter a New Year, often we think about how we can be better than we were in the last. Thinner, more disciplined, smarter with our finances, kinder. Here, … Read More

Katei-Ka: Home Ec the (Surprising) Japanese Way
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I remember my only Home Economics, or “Home Ec,” class, packed into the spring semester of my 8th grade year. I still recall the room, filled with giggling, pubescent girls. … Read More

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