Author: Michelle Diehl

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Cultural Difference ABC’s: Formality, Focus

Today, we’re going to delve into the „f“ word. Two, even: formality and focus. I’ll even throw in a bonus third, if the censors don’t stop me: foreign languages. I’m really pushing the envelope...

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Business ABC’s: Education

Education (noun): The process of teaching or learning, especially in a school or college, or the knowledge that you get from this. (dictionary.cambridge.org) Here we are again…if it’s Friday, it must be „The ABC’s...

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Business ABC’s: Dates

This is a blog post about dates: no, not the kind you go out on after „swiping right“. Nope. That’s for someone else’s blog. Here, I’ll keep the focus on the more banal meaning,...

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Business ABC’s: Communication

This post comes courtesy of the letter “C”, as in “communication”. When it comes to business between Germans and Americans, it is often this very topic that makes or breaks the relationship, which is...

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From Benefits to Brainstorming: Business ABC’s

Howdy, and welcome to the Thank-Goodness-It’s-Spring (on the calendar, anyway) edition  of Intercultural Reflections I will continue A,B,C-ing my way through the American business landscape…today’s blog comes courtesy of the letter „B“, as in…...

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Business ABC’s in the USA: At-Will Employment

Well, Howdy! Welcome to the 2018 re-boot-aroo of your friendly neighborhood Intercultural Reflections Blog! After some reflections of my own, I’ve decided to A-B-C- our way through the customs and peculiarities of doing business...

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Fry It: Vocal Quirks of Americans

So, sometimes I know there’s something I want to address in this blog, but I can’t quite bring the idea to fruition. Whatever it is that is under my skin won’t evolve into anything...