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Inclusive leadership
cultural intelligence

Inclusive Leadership: 4 fundamental principles

Inclusive leadership is a leadership style that emphasizes the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. Inclusive leaders value their team members’ unique perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds and create an environment that encourages participation, collaboration, and innovation. This article explores the key principles of inclusive leadership and how

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cultural intelligence

7 tips for more inclusive communications

In today’s world, where diversity and inclusion have become critical values, and a competitive advantage, communicating inclusively is essential. Inclusive communication creates an environment where everyone feels welcome, respected, and heard. It means acknowledging and embracing differences and finding ways to bridge gaps in understanding.  7 tips for more inclusive communications: 

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Inclusive communications and cultural intelligence

Understanding and respecting others’ cultural backgrounds, values, and norms is more important than ever in today’s increasingly diverse and interconnected world. Cultural intelligence (CQ) is a crucial skill that helps individuals and organizations interact and communicate effectively with people from different cultures. By leveraging cultural intelligence, we can create more

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What is Cultural Intelligence – According to ChatGPT

We asked Chat GPT to write a 500-word blog on cultural intelligence, specifically: What is cultural intelligence? The result, as copy-pasted below, is impressive. However, we know that ChatGPT creates answers from a programmed database built using sources that may or may not be credible. Therefore, we reviewed the copy

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communication indirecte
cultural values

Direct vs Indirect Communications

One of the challenges that typically tops the list when managing diversity is communication barriers. Differences in languages are, of course, a key element and usually the first one we address. We translate texts for our presentations or marketing materials, get a language coach to communicate when we do not

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virtual multicultural
multicultural

Multicultural Virtual Team Meetings: 3 Key Considerations

Virtual team meetings now represent a significant part of the work for anyone involved in a non-location-dependent job. While technology has allowed many organizations to remain productive during the pandemic, virtual meetings have brought their share of cons and pros. Chief among the latter is the ability to gather colleagues

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cultural and communications training
cultural values

Communicating effectively in a multicultural context

Language is the chief point of contact between cultures. When we want to communicate with a person or an audience from a different culture, we first consider the language. After all, we want to be understood. When an organization addresses a specific audience through ad campaigns, social media or personalized

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liberte d'expression
freedom of expression

These words we shouldn’t pronounce

These words like the “n” word A word that navigates between the blacklist and freedom of expression. A word that evokes in some the slavery of a people. A word that hurts too much. What can be said of this word when its context is educational or when the intention

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e-learning and diversity
cultural values

E-Learning and Cultural Diversity

Recently, I’ve indulged in yet another valuable webinar presented by AFI Expertise, a partner whose business in digital transformation encompasses 20 years of expertise in on and offline training. So they know what they’re talking about when they comment on the advantages of online training – particularly when delivering to

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Remote work
remote work

The New Normal is Online

Whether the pandemic ends sooner or later, it is clear that a new normal is settling into the business world and likely, for good. If I may venture a few predictions: remote working will become an ideal way to manage cost, enhance productivity, and reduce pollution. Videoconferencing will become the

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