Back in January I presented Trace the Roots, a Creative Mornings talk exploring the benefits and challenges of working across cultures. How do you plan meetings in New York? Pitch ideas in Berlin? Pay for client dinners in Japan? I’ve learned quite a few lessons living abroad—but the most valuable was that different cultures have different ways of doing things. And in today’s globalised world, these differences can complicate communication.
Check out the video for some simple ways to build communication and effectiveness in your international teams and relationships. And read more important lessons living abroad taught me here.