For me, growing up in Canada, we had a saying. While it might seem crass to some, it is a reality for many westerners. When someone is flatulent, or passes gas, and someone in the near vicinity says “Who Farted?” a common reply is “whoever smelt it, dealt it”. This simply implies that the one […]Read More Whoever Smelt It, Dealt It!
A while ago, I was approached by a friend of mine to describe the difference between two concepts 1)multicultural and 2)cross-cultural. In our discussion I couldn’t help but to think about how isoculturalism drives the cross-cultural experience. We came to recognize that while multiculturalism intends to bring different opinions into the same forum of life […]Read More Co-existance. A Weak Goal!
As our world is changing so rapidly, there is becoming more urgency to find ways to communicate clearly and appropriately within our globally local, or “glocal” environments. Many of the cultures of the world can be found in urban settings, so we need to be able to gain cultural understanding on how to communicate within […]Read More Isocultural Drive. CQ Motivation.