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I Must Be A Monkey’s Uncle, or at least that is what H&M thinks.

I Must Be A Monkey’s Uncle, or at least that is what H&M thinks.

I must be a monkey’s uncle, or at least that is what H&M thinks. People of the world once again we have another culturally tone-deaf advertisement by a major retailer. Surely by now, you are aware of the black child in a monkey hoodie ad by retailer H&M. That ad was so ridiculously culturally tone […]

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 […]

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 […]