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BAG OF HOT AIR

BAG OF HOT AIR American Blog-er: Blog of HotAir? American Bam-er: BAM of HotAir? Identify one cultural characteristic of Americans: ANALYZE STUFF We solve problems. We wax eloquent on all sorts of theories about why “what is” is the way … Continue reading

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PART 1 – Why Immigrants Terrorize Us

Immigrants Terrorize Us I moved into an urban ethnic neighborhood. I moved there by choice, as a white American – into a London neighborhood where the population was 1st and 2nd generation Pakistani, Indian, Somali, Afghan and others – over … Continue reading

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Leadership in an Other Culture

Ernest Grundling on “EDGE” What does “edge” look like in a non-Western context? In the previous blog, I proposed that we are prone to underestimating differences. In this video (4 minutes), Grundling suggests that “age,” “relationship,” and “social structure” in … Continue reading

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REVERSE

REVERSE THE VIEW The Other Culture’s Point of View of the Core 4 of Kingdom Business  In an Other-culture, to be respectable, business and work mirror the Other culture. “The business itself is the ministry” (Sharp). 4 Commonly Defined Characteristics of … Continue reading

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DANCES WITH MEN

The music was right and the time to dance had come upon the men. All 14 of them and me– well-bearded men in nondescript black street jackets, turbans and dark eyes. Like the English, London house-fronts stake a claim to … Continue reading

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