Break out of your cultural comfort zone. Technology is connecting us more than ever, but we still face linguistic and cultural barriers. In a globalized world, teamwork, collaboration, and business growth mean communicating across real and perceived borders. In this dynamic presentation, learn how cultural differences present challenges but provide the opportunity for innovation and global excellence. Explore communication styles across world regions, decode cultural perceptions of time, see your own culture through a foreign “lens,” and understand cultural expectations for effective multicultural teamwork. Multidisciplinary content draws on business case studies, research in applicable fields of psychology and sociology, culture related events in the news, and the latest academic theories on intercultural dynamics. You’ll takeaway how to effectively penetrate foreign markets and build relationships across cultures without knowing the local language.