In this video, Dan discusses the perils that a global difference in cultures bring to businesses.
- The internet and our rapidly expanding global economy…has not only spawned opportunities for sales growth…but also enhanced the ability…to speak face-to-face virtually.…This has created a new risk exposure I call culture shock.…While we are all human beings,…our ways of life, languages and cultures,…are starkly different.…Here are three areas to be aware of…as we continue to work our way through this century.…
The first is language.…Countries from around the world are committed…to teaching language skills,…and English is the predominant default language to learn.…That doesn't make translation crystal clear.…Outside the United States…and other English-speaking countries…the language is taught formally.…Business leaders in these countries sound and appear…to be fluent yet often don't pick up the idioms and slang…used by natural speakers.…
For instance, the simple phrase, that's a very cool proposal…may lead business partners to wonder about the temperature.…The secret here is when communicating,…which is both speaking and writing,…
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