When communicating, with a person from a community-based background, it is important to be at their level. It has been the traditional way, in African cultures, to immediately get to the height or below that of other people. When entering a home, a person will sit down and wait to be addressed. When going into an … Continue Reading ››
When working in diverse groups of people, a lot of confusion can occur in the passageways. The more community-based cultures, will always try and walk around people who are in conversation. They have grown up to believe that one never breaks the human bond between people who are … Continue Reading ››
Handshakes are often a foundation, in building relationships. Yet, in religious and cultural terms there are many differences. If observed, relationships can be built at the first point of contact. Respect is definitely in your hands! To shake hands, or not. In some cultures, and religions, … Continue Reading ››
The current wave, of prejudice and racism that is sweeping through our country, will not change until you and I act to make a difference. I have put together, a series of simple steps, to change the way our people see each other. There are many things, that we would do if we are interacting with people … Continue Reading ››
Our wonderful Namibian sojourn.
A Huge Transformational Diversity Team building experience, in Paradise! As we sit here, in our office, at our stunning new Namibian kiaat boardroom table, we can see an aerial photo of Oranjemund on the wall.
In the photo, the mist is sneaking in from … Continue Reading ››