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Overcoming Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

Overcoming Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

Unconscious bias stems from ancient times when humans needed to organize people and things into categories to survive. This mental predisposition plays a role in modern biases we are exposed to each day. False judgments result from a variety of factors, such as race, gender, age, or religion. We must acknowledge the vast variety of…
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When in Rome…

We’ve all heard the saying, “when in Rome, do as the Romans do.” This familiar statement can be very helpful when applied to international business, as there are a variety of minute differences that can influence the success of your interaction. Direct eye contact is favored in the United States; it is considered both respectful…
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3 Tips to Overcome Language Barriers

Meeting a new colleague or potential client can be stressful. It’s likely you’ll be even more anxious if the person is from a different country and speaks a different language. Being anxious is understandable, but that should not limit having a successful meeting. There are three simple tips you can use to overcome the language…
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When You Need to Handle Business Cards With Care

In North America exchanging business cards is a typical component of networking and interacting with other business professionals. It is quite common to stash the business cards you’re handed in a pocket or purse moments after receiving them. This is acceptable, even expected, in North America. However, if you’re meeting with international colleagues or potential…
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