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Learning to use Chopsticks takes patience, and so does adjusting to a new culture, author says

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Many from other countrie are surprised at the political marches that occur regularly in Ecuador. My opinion: We need to learn more about this active and successful process!A COUPLE OF NEW FRIENDS are not making it here in Cuenca, Ecuador—at least so far. I like them and find they are interesting and fun. But I […]

Leutrell Osborne, ‘Black Man in the CIA’ calls for ‘More Cloak and Less Dagger’

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Gary Revel 254 207-0955 JONGLEUR MUSIC PICTURES 1017 N. 3RD STREET TEMPLE, TEXAS 76501 Music/Movies/Books CIA agent offers advice Leutrell Osborne, ‘Black Man in the CIA’ calls for ‘More Cloak and Less Dagger’ Leutrell Mike Osborne, Sr. the author of the “Black Man In The CIA” (BMCIA), said that the recent statements by President Barack […]

Why ethics and diversity matter: The case of Trayvon Martin coverage | Poynter.

This is a good article on the problems faced by mostly white media — it is dying through lack of diversity, as it should. No organization can remain un-diversified and survive. Business knows this, and the U.S. Supreme Court hears its message (something I find particularly interesting, coming from this conservative group). Any way… Take […]

Kellogg Named One of ’40 Best Companies’ for Diversity

PRESS RELEASE July 11, 2012, 1:00 p.m. EDT Kellogg Company Honored as One of “40 Best Companies for Diversity” in 2012 by Black Enterprise Magazine BATTLE CREEK, Mich., July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Kellogg Company has once again been named one of the “40 Best Companies for Diversity” in 2012 by Black Enterprise […]

Cultural Survival Rules Help Keep Retired Expats From Packing Their Bags and Going Home; Retirement Made Easy

Cultural differences important to consider for expats AS A NEWLY retired person, do you really expect EVERYTHING to go as planned? Consider the retiree who chooses to move to another country as an expat and then winds up going back home, giving up on the dream of living in a new culture because he or […]

Techies call older engineer names (like “Fuddie-duddie”) and run him off the job — Who Will Pay? Why Was This Behavior Allowed?

What if this happened to your dad or your mom? Would it make you angry? What if these were your employees? Would you consider diversity training? — A recent California Supreme Court decision involves an experienced engineer who went to work for a giant corporation (the kind of company that one would think comprehends and […]

Lack of Diversity, Discrimination Can Cause Mental Health Issues, Study Notes

A story in today’s Legal Industry News by KCJ News Service states that many minority workers ‘feel discriminated against’ Employment law developments to promote diversity in the workplace may not be having the desired effect, as many people from minority backgrounds still feel they are being discriminated against, it has been claimed. According to a […]

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Good Intentions Aren’t Good Enough — When It Comes to Diversity Management

Former U.S. President George W. Bush hit one nail on the head when he said, “Good intentions aren’t good enough!” Bush’s quote should be considered today by those organizations that strive for racially and ethnically diverse workplaces, but don’t necessarily meet their diversity goals. As popular the topic, and with so much being written about […]