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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,...

Business ABC’s: Communication 0

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...

From Benefits to Brainstorming: Business ABC’s 0

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…...

Field Report: Where Germans Struggle with American Business Practices 1

Field Report: Where Germans Struggle with American Business Practices

February was a short month chock full of trainings. In addition to giving me the chance to add push pins to my „places visited“ German map, I as always came away with valuable observations...

Go International in 2016! 0

Go International in 2016!

The New Year 2016 is underway, and it is time for companies to set new business goals and budgets. If your enterprise is seeking to expand its international presence this year, we would be...

Five Ways Your German Workplace Will Differ from Your American One 0

Five Ways Your German Workplace Will Differ from Your American One

1. Colleagues may bring in baked goods to share on their birthday Let’s start with the fun, fluffy stuff. Once, when I worked at a high school in the U.S.A., I was greeted in...

Welcome to intercultural reflections! 0

Welcome to intercultural reflections!

Hello and Guten Tag, My name is Michelle Diehl. I am an American living in Germany who teaches a variety of business skills, including German – American intercultural understanding to many, many fine professionals here...