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Leaders will thrive by applying local understanding to global vision -My blog at tradeready.ca

I was recently invited to contribute an article on global leadership to Trade Ready, a Forum for International Trade Training in Canada – FTT.ca.

“Operating a business in the global marketplace is comparable to swimming in the ocean. 43 more words


Top 10 Actual Travel Complaints

Thomas Cook travel agency occasionally receives ridiculous complaints from dissatisfied customers.  Here are my favorites:

  1. “On my holiday to Goa in India, I was disgusted to find that almost every restaurant served curry.
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Lead Courageously

"Do All Americans Worship Idols?"

We have guests in town from another country who are living with Americans and visiting many others.

One of them asked her host “Do all Americans worship idols?” and the host was flummoxed. 387 more words

ExPat Life

"It's Going to Be Painful!"

A week after the wedding, I am talking with the mother-of-the-groom, my old friend and telling her she has inspired AdventureMan and I. A friend has contacted us, someone we like, but also someone from another culture. 182 more words

ExPat Life

Mission Mondays: Sacrificing Earl Grey Tea

Every Monday I hope to make this a regular slot where we can bring mission to the front of our minds.

To get us started here is a short article I was asked to write reflecting on some of the simple difficulties of cross cultural work which we saw in S.E.Asia. 583 more words


The Exhibition at The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, May 2015: Now ONLINE!!

The Private View of the projects first exhibition took place yesterday evening at The RCOG in Regents Park, London. It was a great night and very successful!  563 more words


I learnt to respect other cultures, believes and thoughts. Doing that I’ve been able to appreciate the best side of a different point of view, even if withouth sharing it, and keeping my critic point of view.