Cross-culture

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.

Diversity in the Japanese Workplace Then & Now

Diversity in the Japanese workplace has a long way to go, but it is making strides. Here's a breakdown of the past and present, as well as some steps business leaders can take for the future of DEI strategy.
Diversity in the Japanese workplace has a long way to go, but it is making strides. Here's a breakdown of the past and present, as well as some steps business leaders can take for the future of DEI strategy.

How to Foster Creativity for Better Virtual Collaboration

Creativity will be a key differentiator for the future of work. How do you manage global teams for virtual collaboration?
Creativity will be a key differentiator for the future of work. How do you manage global teams for virtual collaboration?

Is Strength a Necessity for Female Role Models?

Do female role models have to be strong? Indian blogger Kayo Osumi says no. In fact, she thinks any woman can become a role model with these 4 steps.
Do female role models have to be strong? Indian blogger Kayo Osumi says no. In fact, she thinks any woman can become a role model with these 4 steps.

Japanese Women in Business: How to Advance Your Career Despite Inequality

Japanese women in business share their insights on Japanese company culture, successful career tips, and the role of men as allies.
Japanese women in business share their insights on Japanese company culture, successful career tips, and the role of men as allies.

3 Ways to Raise Your Cultural Awareness

Want to raise your cultural awareness? These three businesswomen share their expert tips.
Want to raise your cultural awareness? These three businesswomen share their expert tips.

Coming Out at Work: Embracing Your Authentic Self in the Office

Deciding how much of your authentic self to show in the office can be a nerve-wracking decision. Here's how diversity consultant Olivier Fabre approached coming out at work.
Deciding how much of your authentic self to show in the office can be a nerve-wracking decision. Here's how diversity consultant Olivier Fabre approached coming out at work.

Thai Artist Empowers Decision-makers with the Fuel of Perspective

The more perspectives you understand, the better decisions you make. Nakrob Moonmanas uses art to shock himself into new perspectives—and you should, too.
The more perspectives you understand, the better decisions you make. Nakrob Moonmanas uses art to shock himself into new perspectives—and you should, too.