Tight vs. Loose Cultures

Part of navigating a global transition and successfully adapting to a new place lies in gaining cultural intelligence about yourself and the place you are in. One aspect of cultural intelligence is the concept of tight vs. loose cultures. A super interesting article in Behavior Scientist and an introduction to Michele Gelfand's new book on … Continue reading Tight vs. Loose Cultures

Thriving Abroad

In 2017, Louse Wiles and Evelyn Simpson released their book ‘ThrivingAbroad.’ The book is written firstly for the imminent assignee and secondly, for their partner. The book is organized in three parts – 1) Laying the foundation for making the decision, 2) Preparing for the transition and 3) Building a fulfilling life abroad. The authors … Continue reading Thriving Abroad