March 2019

We just finished a week packed with meetings with various businesses in the region.  The question we were asking them is: how do you know that your culture is fit for purpose?   Is y

December 2018

I was recently sitting with the owner of a large PR firm that was working on a project with a well-known client in the Middle East.  The project was encountering difficultie

April 2018

A couple of months ago I decided to buy a car, so I did my research, shopped around and did a few test drives and finally decided on a particular car.  The car still needed to be manufactured

January 2018

Some 60% of the population of the Arab world is under the age of 25 – making this the most youthful region in the world.  A sizable percentage of Arab business owners and senior executives hav

August 2017

I hear it so often from business owners: “we just don’t have the time to worry about culture right now.”  But, the reality is that if you don’t pay attention to your company’s culture you are

June 2017

Biology challenges our intercultural theories.  That was one of the themes that stood out for me during the 4 days I spent in Dublin with about 400 other inter-cultural trainers, coaches and r