Developing Cultural Intelligence - Own Your Behaviour

Cultural Intelligence (being able to effectively relate to, communicate and work with colleagues and clients from different cultural backgrounds) is an absolute ‘must’ for any individual and company wanting to be successful globally.  Though we are not born with Cultural Intelligence, we definitely can learn it! Louise Evans, author of "5 Chairs 5 Choices" shows us how to reframe a situation and shift our behaviour... 

How Culture Shapes Emotions

Do people around the world experience emotions similarly? “Emotions are guesses, that our brain constructs…using past experiences and stories… ” (Prof Lisa Feldman Barrett).  Our emotions are influenced by our thoughts and ideas. The way people (families, societies, cultures) react to certain situations changes over time and place … 

Do you base your decisions on facts or opinions?

It is hard to know what we don't know.  We're all biased because there is too much info, not enough time or not enough memory... Though being aware of these biases can help us recognising them and making better decisions.