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We hear from interculturalists about their work and their personal journeys. Each guest adds something of value to the Intercultural Toolbox, a public resource to help others doing this kind of work succeed. Subscribe to discover the secret sauce of cross-cultural coaching, training and consultancy, and get involved at www.interculturaltoolbox.org.
 
Explore the diverse stories of some of the most advanced Intercultural practitioners from around the world with Marco Blankenburgh, who has been equipping people with cultural agility for 25+ years. Along the way, you will gain cultural insights that will help you find relational success in our globally diverse world.
 
Bluegrass Ambassadors is the Non-profit arm of the internationally touring band, Henhouse Prowlers. The group has played in 11 countries in Africa, Russia, Pakistan and more. From learning songs and traditions of different cultures to finding fans of American music in the most remote parts of the world, these adventures have shaped the bands sound and outlook on life. Come along with us as we post interviews, music, and stories from people you might never hear from otherwise.
 
In Career Talks for Cross-Cultural Professionals, Samuel Yip interviews business leaders with diverse cultural background from different industries to discuss how they became leaders and the forces that shape their career. The goal of this project is to help empower cross-cultural professionals to further foster their career advancement and leadership development.
 
How do we use language in comedy? What is the social importance of comedy? What are the techniques used with language to create different types of humour? This series looks at how entertainers manipulate language to generate humour, and what this reveals about the nature of comedy and its function in society. Featuring Henning Wehn, on cross cultural humour, Isy Suttie, on crafting a joke and Graham Fellows on creating his character John Shuttleworth.
 
BMTT is an unscripted, no-holds-barred podcast based in Seoul. We talk pop culture, current issues, and pretty much whatever else holds our interest. It’s basically a volatile mixture of praising the good and trashing the bad according to the universal standard—us. Sheltered souls and members of the PC brigade beware: this ain’t your grandma’s bingo party.
 
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Mindful Expat is a weekly podcast show designed for those living abroad to provide you with weekly guideposts for emotional wellbeing and resilience in your international life and to help you make the most of your inner and outer journeys. Living abroad presents us with unique challenges, but also equally unique opportunities for personal growth and development. Psychologist and expat counselor, Dana Nelson, Ph.D., shares insights on emotional wellbeing for overseas adventurers and brings yo ...
 
Profiles in Franceformation is the podcast where we hear from inspiring people who have pursued their dream of moving to France. We learn about why they moved, how they overcame the challenges they faced, and what they love - and hate - about living in France. I hope that hearing their stories can help you to pursue your dreams and maybe, your very own Franceformation.
 
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Welcome to Episode #24 of the Profiles in Franceformation Podcast. I’m your host Allison Grant Lounes. In this episode I interviewed Francie Plough Seder who was born in the US and has lived half her life in the States and the other half in France. As a result, her development of cross-cultural awareness has been both empirical and professional. Fr…
 
Welcome to Episode #26 of Profiles in Franceformation. This is your host, Allison Grant Lounes, and this week, our guest is Sumner Hargrove, a native Texan who left the financial sector on Wall Street to work in Paris at age 30, raised multi-lingual twins in Paris, and finally went back to school for a diplôme d'état to pursue her childhood dream o…
 
Welcome to Episode #25 of Profiles in Franceformation. I’m your host, Allison Grant Lounes and this week, one year after our initial interview, I speak again with Richard Nahem, Paris tour guide and creator of Eye Prefer Paris. This week, we talk about how Paris has changed since Covid, how tourism has been bouncing back and the new project he has …
 
Join Chris and Marco as they explore the gifts and challenges unique to Third Culture Kids and how those parallel the realities of our globalized world. With his characteristic wit and engaging storytelling, Chris brings the intuitive into the intellectual so that we can all benefit from a shared language around our experiences. Christopher O'Shaug…
 
0.00 Intro to a record-breaking podcast More resources from this episode than any other episode so far. Visit the episode webpage. 3.02 Gaby’s professional origins Latest learning via Glasgow’s Digital Institute. The books, organisations and experiences through which she became an interculturalist. 5.33 Mentoring programme for interculturalists Boo…
 
In this episode, I interview Suzanne Grosso Vidal, who first moved to France in 1992 with her French husband. After having two children in France and living in 5 other countries, she returned to France to be with her daughter, and had to start the immigration process over from the beginning. In this episode, she shares with us what it was like to l…
 
In this episode, I spoke with Geneva based therapist, Kristin Duncombe. Kristin followed her husband, an Italian Argentinian doctor with Médecins Sans Frontières to East Africa and then to Paris, where she began a thriving therapy practice, counseling other trailing spouses living in France for their partner's career. After 10 years in Paris she re…
 
The creative duo behind the new Intercultural Pendulum model tell the story friendship, collaboration between research and practice, and the formation of the new model. 0.00 Intro How much do you know about the DMIS, the IDC and the IDI? Hello to Kris and Sundae 2.23 What is the Intercultural Pendulum? Kris’s personal story. From early exposure to …
 
In this episode, I talk with my longtime friend, Lisa Czarina Michaud about how she moved to France after leaving a career in fashion, by doing everything backwards. Now she lives in a village near Fontainebleau, and just released her first novel, Slanted and Disenchanted. We talk about how she went from making ends meet in a tiny studio in the Mar…
 
Join Apollo Perelini and Marco as they explore the bridge building power of rugby across cultures. Apollo Perelini is a former professional dual-code international rugby union and rugby league footballer. Now he is the High Performance Manager of the United Arab Emirates’ Rugby Federation. In 2021, he organized the first ever friendly match with th…
 
Welcome to Episode 20 of Profiles in Franceformation. In this episode, I speak to Jen Lesaigle, who has lived all over the world and settled in France with her French husband, many years after they originally met and lost touch. We jumped right in talking about her adventures, navigating OFII during COVID and she'll share how she started a pet conc…
 
In this episode, I spoke with Zachary Miller, who moved to France with his French wife for a year in 1990 to write the Great American Novel - and never left. When they decided to stay in Paris and he discovered he couldn’t continue to practice psychology, Zachary pitched a television series to the French television channel, Arte, about American Jaz…
 
Viviana Premazzi explains her origins of her work as an interculturalist and the current programme for the development of leadership skills in women 0.00 Welcome Say hello to Dr Viviana Premazzi 2.38 A programme for women Is there a discussion about women-only spaces happening in the Mediterranean region? 5.05 Viviana’s journey into intercultural w…
 
In this special bonus episode of Profiles in Franceformation, our online business manager Chelley Wild interviews Your Franceformation's creator, Allison Grant Lounes, to talk about how she first moved to France, the challenges she faced when she first arrived, and what inspired her to start helping others make the move. Allison Grant Lounes is a c…
 
In today’s episode, I speak with Ricky Glass, co-founder of Colorado Craft Beverage based out of Paris. Their craft hard seltzer, Snowmelt, was the first to launch in France in late 2020. Prior to founding a successful business in France, Ricky fell in love with France during a high school trip, before attending business school at the Ecole Supérie…
 
Sundae Bean tells the story of her intercultural career and the intercultural coaching approach she recommends Chapters 0.00 Intro and Sundae’s story Her life and move into intercultural work, with no shortcuts arising out of family or institutional connections. 5.18 Current interests A self-described nerdy social scientist has come up with a new w…
 
Join Corrina Cross as she explores how understanding empathy, personality, and intercultural wiring helps managers create powerfully productive teams. Corrina is a People Skills Consultant and Lead Facilitator at The People People. She has been in Dubai for 27 years and in the middle east for many more years. She helps business owners and managers …
 
Today my guest is Nicola Rose, an actor, film producer and director whose films include Creative Block; Gabrielle; and Goodbye; Petrushka. While currently living in the US, Nicola has previously lived in Paris twice and she hopes to move back to France one day. Today, we’ll hear about Nicola’s experiences in France including: How a spur of the mome…
 
Tamara Makoni reveals how she is creating a new intercultural training business. 0.00 Intro Hello to Tamara and the seeds of a business idea 03.12 The journey into the intercultural field Interest in culture has deep roots in childhood and the skills for running a business come from a diverse career in multiple fields. Working with intercultural th…
 
In today's episode, we’ll be speaking to Summer Jauneaud, an American expat from Los Angeles living in the town of Amboise, located in the Loire Valley of France. Summer is the Loire Valley Concierge. She and her friend, Christy, also have a YouTube Channel called FrenchDish, in which they share their love for the country and the “joie de vivre'' o…
 
Join Paul and Matt, leaders in coaching as they talk with Marco about the intersection of culture and coaching. Along the way, they share their own personal experiences in intercultural marriages and intercultural work environments. Matt is an internationally credentialed coach of 10 years experience, founder of North Point, and a past president of…
 
Dive in with Linda Berlot— Entrepreneur, Executive, and Certified Team Coach. She is the owner of an International Team Coaching Practice and an ICF accredited coach training school that provides professional and personal development for multicultural executives in the field of team dynamics and change management. Listen as she shares her story as …
 
Get ready to meet some of the most advanced Intercultural practitioners from around the world. Join Marco Blankenburgh, International Director of KnowledgeWorkx, who has been equipping people with cultural agility for over 25 years. Along the way, you will gain cultural insights that will help you find relational success in our globally diverse wor…
 
Today we are talking to Shannon Pratuch, an American expat in France who splits her time between Paris and Brittany. Shannon runs the successful instagram account and blog, This French Life. You can hear how much joy she has for France just by listening to this episode! We’ll learn: About her first trip to Paris and how she fell in love with the ci…
 
Today, David Sargent is going to tell us about his experience moving to France from the US over 15 years ago as the spouse of a French citizen, and his experiences adapting to living and working in France. We’re going to learn about: How his job at a technology company was able to transfer David to France and what type of work contract was needed. …
 
This episode of the Good Neighbear is a part of a special series for the podcast that focuses on IFYC's Faith in the Vaccine Ambassador (FIVA) Project, which is a grant-funded project awarded to Sharyl West Loeung of Baylor's Department of Multicultural Affairs. In this episode, we join in with current Baylor student, Katy Dulany, and listen to her…
 
Our conversation with Annie Sargent is actually broken into two episodes, so be sure to continue listening along to Episode #13 with Annie to hear more about her podcast including: Her recommendations of places to visit within France. How she created a cookbook and tested recipes with the help of her podcast listeners. What types of foods she misse…
 
Nannette Ripmeester reviews how culture impacts recruitment and what recruiters fishing in the global talent pool can do to make their hiring processes more culturally inclusive. 0.00 Intro Hello to our guest 2.10 What is happening in recruitment? The stop and start of the recruiting in the pandemic. New post-pandemic interview questions. Where do …
 
Today, Annie Sargent she tells us about her journey from France, to Utah, and back to France again. We’ll learn about her experiences in the US and in France including: Why she moved to Utah and her experience living in the US as a technical translator. What prompted her move back to France and the impact the move had on her family, including her y…
 
In today’s episode, we chat about the details of that life-changing move to France, as well as how Richard created his business Eye Prefer Paris and integrated into French culture. We also learn: What sort of challenges Richard faced when moving to France and integrating into the culture. How Richard started his business in France and how he has ma…
 
This episode of the Good Neighbear is a part of a special series for the podcast that focuses on IFYC's Faith in the Vaccine Ambassador (FIVA) Project, which is a grant-funded project awarded to Sharyl West Loeung of Baylor's Department of Multicultural Affairs. In this episode, we join in with current Baylor student, Diana Gillespie, and listen to…
 
Elaine Teo is an interculturalist who has integrated mindfulness into her coaching and training practice. Listen if you want to experience how she models a mindful moment deployed as part of a corporate training programme. 0.00 Intro and Elaine’s story Elaine’s story and how she started with Mindfulness. About the over-concentration on the intellec…
 
Fiona Price tells the story of her work with international names: a highly intercultural specialism yet highly unusual in the intercultural field 0.00 Intro Getting Fiona’s name right. 3.08 Fiona's story How did Fiona develop her unusual specialism? A smash hit idea. 5.53 First impressions How much do first impressions matter? What is the role of n…
 
Grazia Ghellini shares stories from her work as a professor of intercultural ethics 0.00 Intro and Grazia Ghellini’s story Her multicultural life and multiple roles. On being an intercultural game maker. 12.16 What is business ethics? What business ethics tackles and how it connects with intercultural themes 14.09 Ethics in a real, diverse world So…
 
Guy Bondonneau shares stories from his paid and unpaid work as an interculturalist mediator and treasurer 0.00 Intro Why SIETAR matters to so many interculturalists. This episode's Culture Count. 2.15 Guy Bondonneau’s story His life and work. Naming an intercultural business. ESSEC mediator qualification. 12.40 Volunteering in general Why volunteer…
 
This episode of the Good Neighbear is a part of a special series for the podcast that focuses on IFYC's Faith in the Vaccine Ambassador (FIVA) Project, which is a grant-funded project awarded to Sharyl West Loeung of Baylor's Department of Multicultural Affairs. In this episode, we join in with current Baylor student, Andrew McElroy, and listen to …
 
In this episode interculturalist Miroslava Hristova shares insights into her digital transformation projects and other change programmes. Culture is often a factor, so we hear how she raises awareness and develops intercultural competence for her clients. 3.48 Miroslava Hristova’s story Her life and work. Bulgaria, Morocco and France. Discovering p…
 
In this episode, interculturalist Hana Bui gives some personal and cultural context for her work in Myanmar and we hear how writing and publishing her first book led her onto the best seller list in her category on Amazon. 3.42 Hana's story Origins, work, publishing 5.29 The opening of Myanmar What it was like to end six decades of isolation. 7.46 …
 
In this special bi-lingual episode, interculturalist Margarita Celedón looks at our field from a Latin perspective. We switch to Spanish at 55 minutes, hosted by Francisco Queriuga, President of the Latin American Chamber of Commerce in Paris. Full episode details at https://www.interculturaltoolbox.org/episodes/what-is-intercultural-in-spanish 4.4…
 
This episode of the Good Neighbear is a part of a special series for the podcast that focuses on IFYC's Faith in the Vaccine Ambassador (FIVA) Project, which is a grant-funded project awarded to Sharyl West Loeung of Baylor's Department of Multicultural Affairs. In this episode, we join in with current Baylor student, Courtney Haubert, and listen t…
 
Agnès Domercq shares her experience of working on Olympics preparation as an interculturalist 3.12 Agnès’ Story How Agnès entered the intercultural profession while working for a Japanese company, some Olympic experiences and her current work. 8.35 The behind-the-scenes landscape of the Olympics About the IOC, the IPC, the Host City and the way the…
 
We talked about shooting images, using image banks, cliché, legal issues, a training case, Brenda's life in culture and photography and of course we hear what Brenda is adding to the toolbox. 1.28 When it was shocking to see an intercultural image Benetton became the norm 3.25 Brenda's story Her multicultural origins. Explaining cultures from an ea…
 
This episode of the Good Neighbear is a part of a special series for the podcast that focuses on IFYC's Faith in the Vaccine Ambassador (FIVA) Project, which is a grant-funded project awarded to Sharyl West Loeung of Baylor's Department of Multicultural Affairs. In this episode, we join in with current Baylor student, Alexander Garcia, and listen t…
 
This episode of the Good Neighbear is a part of a special series for the podcast that focuses on IFYC's Faith in the Vaccine Ambassador (FIVA) Project, which is a grant-funded project awarded to Sharyl West Loeung of Baylor's Department of Multicultural Affairs. In this episode, we join in with current Baylor student, Mari Sanchez, and listen to he…
 
This episode of the Good Neighbear is the beginning of a special series for the podcast that focuses on IFYC's Faith in the Vaccine Ambassador (FIVA) Project, which is a grant-funded project awarded to Sharyl West Loeung of Baylor's Department of Multicultural Affairs. In this first episode, we join in with current Baylor student, Anu Agbi, and lis…
 
Samkelo Blom tells his story and the inspiration for his current business: Nomatu Consulting where he focuses on diversity, inclusion and belonging by coaching teams and leaders out of offices in Cape Town, Joburg and KZN. 3.53 Samkelo's story His work in the past, his current company, his projects all over Africa and beyond. 5.40 A global D&I thin…
 
We talked about generational divides and how they emerge differently in different cultures. Through Saurabh's own story setting up a training academy with an emphasis on crossing cultures, we hear his observations on the kind of approaches that work well among younger training participants, and some universal principles for connecting across cultur…
 
What myths about France need to be rethought? Is economic life in France bureaucractic and slow? When people start behaving in a new way, is it a change in the culture or just current events? In the warm-up for this show, Kathryn shared some tips on understanding the French, so we've included her recommendations in the episode details, including li…
 
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