/Tag:Culture

Can’t Read, Won’t Buy: Localization is Key!

2017-12-13T14:43:20+00:00

By Amelia Rodriguez CEO, Vocalink Language Services Can't Read, Won't Buy: I love this title! It comes from one of my favorite companies in the whole world, Common Sense Advisory. They are the gods of language industry research. Studying about our industry has made them wise beyond their years.  I quote: “Common Sense Advisory polled [...]

Can’t Read, Won’t Buy: Localization is Key! 2017-12-13T14:43:20+00:00

Stoic or Expressive? Culture’s Part in Communication

2017-12-13T14:43:20+00:00

“You learn something new every day” is one of my favorite sayings … because it is just so true. Last week, I stumbled across a reference to Geri-Ann Galanti’s Caring for Patients from Different Cultures, 4th Edition (Univ. of Penn. Press 2008, Kindle Edition). [1] Delighted to find it available for Kindle, I downloaded it [...]

Stoic or Expressive? Culture’s Part in Communication 2017-12-13T14:43:20+00:00

3 Things to Do When You’re Doing Business in a New Country

2017-12-13T14:43:21+00:00

If you're planning to do business in a new country, you want to make sure it's, well, the business. That means a lot of up front planning. Here are three essential areas for you to cover. 1. Know the Climate First of all, you have to understand the climate. That includes knowing the political setup [...]

3 Things to Do When You’re Doing Business in a New Country 2017-12-13T14:43:21+00:00

A Table for Two

2017-12-13T14:43:25+00:00

A mom of two wild preschool-aged boys, I knew that a dinner date with my five year old son Grady could be interesting. Our latest date, however, was more educational than I had anticipated. You see, Grady is obsessed with maps. And learning. Our latest date was at a local Italian restaurant, and Grady requested [...]

A Table for Two 2017-12-13T14:43:25+00:00

My Journey in Dayton: Chapter 1. Stick Your Foot In The Breadfruit

2016-08-03T16:08:14+00:00

Luiza Evora Mota Tue, May 19, 2015 Language has always been fascinating to me. I have always wondered how the meaning of words and phrases changes from culture to culture. Learning a new language has given me a whole new view on North American culture, my own culture, and my first language, Brazilian Portuguese. Being [...]

My Journey in Dayton: Chapter 1. Stick Your Foot In The Breadfruit 2016-08-03T16:08:14+00:00
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