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Getting Out: Escaping the Sunken Place of Workplace Discrimination & Intercultural Incompetence

Getting Out: Escaping the Sunken Place of Workplace Discrimination & Intercultural Incompetence

So you thought you had made it. You are successful, educated and about to get paid. You are riding high on top the world. Then it hits you. The buzz is killed and you begin to sink. You realize that there are still culturally based barriers and hurdles to overcome in this supposedly post-racial world […]

DIE! BOOMER DIE! Managing Generational Conflict in the Workplace

DIE! BOOMER DIE! Managing Generational Conflict in the Workplace

Okay let’s be honest, if you were born after 1964 you have silently thought to yourself, “Die Boomer Die?” or at least “Please take your butt to Sarasota and retire.” There are currently five generations that make up our society. Each of these generations has an active role in the marketplace. Depending on the specific […]

Look Below the Surface to Be Culturally Competent Rather than only Knowledgeable of Stereotypes

Look Below the Surface to Be Culturally Competent Rather than only Knowledgeable of Stereotypes

We are often placed in situations where we are with a persons of a different cultures. So what you do? How do you interact? Intercultural competency is not only an important social skill, but if you are entrepreneur or work for a business with diverse clientele, intercultural competency is vital to profitability. Many times I’m placed […]

DNA and how does that relate to who I am?
January 17, 2017
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DNA and how does that relate to who I am?

SOME DEFINITIONS of Culture (Taken from https://www.tamu.edu/faculty/choudhury/culture.html ) Culture refers to the cumulative deposit of knowledge, experience, beliefs, values, attitudes, meanings, hierarchies, religion, notions of time, roles, spatial relations, concepts of the universe, and material objects and possessions acquired by a group of people in the course of generations through individual and group striving.Culture is […]

A Letter to My Elected Officials: We will not be complicit in our own destruction

A Letter to My Elected Officials: We will not be complicit in our own destruction

I wanted to share with you all today a letter I am sending in some form or another to my national/state/local officials. We have to put pressure on this system in order to change the system.  I challenge you all to write letters and make your voice heard. Be willing to act, to bring about change […]