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PhDAda

Thanks for a great reminder of the importance of culture. Perceptions, tinted by culture, not only apply to east-west interactions. In a way every person comes from a different culture. It's easy to make assumptions that "we are all on the same page" when the reality is far from it. The only way to have perception grounded in reality is by checking our assumptions through effective communication and dialogue. Then our differences can work for the best!

Dr. Ada

Eleanor

While this isn't necessarily a sign that the Eastern way of doing business and working together is the only right way to do things, this is definitely an eye opener which should help people in North America realize that there are also other approaches they can take in the workplace.

peter vajda

It underscores the conflicts caused by a "why can't you be more like me" orientation to others - at work, at home, at play and in relationship

Mike Thompson

On my way to Nepal and China so this is very timely. Thank you. Your comments also present the need to help leaders navigate effectively in our global environment, not just be out in front. Navigating it means to adjust your speed and your course for effectiveness, not rush forward bullheaded.

Steve Roesler

Dr. Ada

Thanks for weighing in on this one. A little asking, talking, and listening is good for the soul and equally good for the assumptions.

Steve Roesler

Eleanor and Peter

Indeed, the "why can't you be more like me" orientation is inherent in lots of relationships and often magnified across cultures, eh?

Steve Roesler

Mike

Now that sounds like an exciting journey. Safe travels and let us know what you learned about adjusting speed and course!

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