Communication

High- Vs. Low-Context Communication Survival Guide

High-context communication and low-context communication are often overlooked in cross-cultural interactions. But they are vital for understanding counterparts across borders.
High-context communication and low-context communication are often overlooked in cross-cultural interactions. But they are vital for understanding counterparts across borders.

Indians in Japan on Work, Life, and Cultural Differences

Indians working in Japan share their experiences and explain how everyone could benefit from practicing a bit of jugaad.
Indians working in Japan share their experiences and explain how everyone could benefit from practicing a bit of jugaad.

How to Develop Cultural Empathy for Better Teamwork

Many people believe they are showing empathy when they are in fact expressing sympathy. Here's the difference between sympathy and empathy, and why Japan in particular struggles with cultural empathy.
Many people believe they are showing empathy when they are in fact expressing sympathy. Here's the difference between sympathy and empathy, and why Japan in particular struggles with cultural empathy.

Career & Life Advice for All Ages from Alan Patricof

Alan Patricof, venture capitalist and author of No Red Lights, gives career and life advice for people of all ages.
Alan Patricof, venture capitalist and author of No Red Lights, gives career and life advice for people of all ages.

A Journalist’s Advice on Concise, Authentic Communication in the Workplace

Authentic communication is paramount to to concise, engaging messaging in today's office environment.
Authentic communication is paramount to to concise, engaging messaging in today's office environment.

How to Effectively Handle a Multiparty Negotiation

Multiparty negotiation can be difficult to manage, but not impossible if you understand the stages and motivations of everyone at the table.
Multiparty negotiation can be difficult to manage, but not impossible if you understand the stages and motivations of everyone at the table.

How to Find Your Authentic Self for Purposeful Work

People are increasingly seeking out workplaces invested in psychological safety for authenticity of self and purposeful work. Nick Duggan shares how leaders can help promote such an atmosphere.
People are increasingly seeking out workplaces invested in psychological safety for authenticity of self and purposeful work. Nick Duggan shares how leaders can help promote such an atmosphere.

How to Negotiate a Bigger Budget for Your Team

You’ll need to balance the needs of your teammates with the conditions laid out by management to successfully negotiate a bigger budget for your team.
You’ll need to balance the needs of your teammates with the conditions laid out by management to successfully negotiate a bigger budget for your team.